Bouygues (BOUYF) & PERSIMMON/ADR (PSMMY) Head to Head Survey

Bouygues (OTCMKTS: PSMMY) and PERSIMMON/ADR (OTCMKTS:PSMMY) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.3% of PERSIMMON/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


Bouygues pays an annual dividend of $0.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. PERSIMMON/ADR pays an annual dividend of $5.67 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.8%.


This table compares Bouygues and PERSIMMON/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bouygues 3.28% 12.66% 3.47%

Volatility and Risk

Bouygues has a beta of 6.3, meaning that its share price is 530% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PERSIMMON/ADR has a beta of -0.37, meaning that its share price is 137% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Bouygues and PERSIMMON/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Bouygues $37.36 billion 2.11 $1.23 billion N/A N/A
PERSIMMON/ADR $4.41 billion 2.28 $1.01 billion N/A N/A

Bouygues has higher revenue and earnings than PERSIMMON/ADR.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Bouygues and PERSIMMON/ADR, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bouygues 0 0 0 0 N/A


Bouygues beats PERSIMMON/ADR on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Bouygues Company Profile

Bouygues SA, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the construction, media, and telecom sectors in France and internationally. The company designs, builds, and operates structures and facilities; develops residential, office building, retail, and neighborhood projects; constructs and maintains roads and motorways, airport runways, ports, industrial logistics and commercial hubs, external works and amenities, reserved-lane public transport facilities, recreational facilities, and environmental projects, as well as undertakes civil engineering activities; and produces and recycles construction materials. It also engages in the construction, renewal, and maintenance of rail networks; production and sale of waterproofing and claddings for buildings; the manufacture, installation, and maintenance of road safety equipment, road markings, and traffic signs, as well as traffic management and access control equipment; and the installation and maintenance of pipes and pipelines for conveying fluids and dry networks. In addition, the company produces TF1, TMC, TFX, TF1, and LCI complementary freeview TV channels; operates TV Breizh, Histoire, Ushuaïa, and Serieclub theme channels; produces, broadcasts, and distributes content; sells advertising space for Les Indés radios and Websites; provides MYTF1 digital TV services; and operates la seine musicale concert hall, as well as works in the field of entertainment, including home shopping, board games, music production and live shows, etc. Further, it offers mobile and fixed Internet services; and Tout-en-un ideo, a fixed and mobile telephony, Internet, and television services, as well as provides Bbox Miami, a TV box. Bouygues SA was founded in 1952 and is based in Paris, France.

PERSIMMON/ADR Company Profile

Persimmon Plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a house builder in the United Kingdom. The company offers apartments and family homes under the Persimmon Homes brand name; builds executive housing under the Charles Church brand; and operates off-site manufacturing plant. It also provides homes to housing associations under the Westbury Partnerships brand. Persimmon Plc was founded in 1972 and is based in York, the United Kingdom.

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