OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR (OTCMKTS:OVCHY) vs. NORDEA Bk AB SW/S (OTCMKTS:NRDBY) Head to Head Analysis

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR (OTCMKTS:OVCHY) and NORDEA Bk AB SW/S (OTCMKTS:NRDBY) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.0% of OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of NORDEA Bk AB SW/S shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR and NORDEA Bk AB SW/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR 29.27% 10.40% 1.01%
NORDEA Bk AB SW/S 10.68% 3.48% 0.19%

Dividends

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.41 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.3%. NORDEA Bk AB SW/S pays an annual dividend of $0.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.0%. OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR pays out 25.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR and NORDEA Bk AB SW/S, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR 0 2 0 0 2.00
NORDEA Bk AB SW/S 0 1 0 0 2.00

Risk and Volatility

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR has a beta of 0.76, indicating that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NORDEA Bk AB SW/S has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR and NORDEA Bk AB SW/S’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR $12.20 billion 2.15 $3.57 billion $1.64 7.51
NORDEA Bk AB SW/S $11.65 billion 2.76 $1.73 billion N/A N/A

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than NORDEA Bk AB SW/S.

Summary

NORDEA Bk AB SW/S beats OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

OVERSEA-CHINESE/ADR Company Profile

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited provides financial services in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Greater China, other parts of the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company's Global Consumer/Private Banking segment provides products and services to individual customers, including checking accounts, and savings and fixed deposits; housing and other personal loans; credit cards; wealth management products consisting of unit trusts, banc assurance products, and structured deposits; and brokerage services. This segment also offers investment advice and portfolio management, estate and trust planning, and wealth structuring services for high net worth individuals. Its Global Corporate/Investment Banking segment provides project financing, overdrafts, trade financing, and deposit accounts; fee-based services, such as cash management and custodian services; investment banking services, including financing solutions, syndicated loans and advisory services, corporate finance services for initial public offerings, secondary fund-raising, and takeovers and mergers; and customized and structured equity-linked financing services. This segment serves corporates, public sector, and small and medium enterprises. The company's Global Treasury and Markets segment is involved in the foreign exchange activities, money market operations, and fixed income and derivatives trading, as well as provision of structured treasury products and financial solutions. Its OCBC Wing Hang segment offers commercial banking, consumer financing, share brokerage, and insurance services. The company's Insurance segment provides fund management services, and life and general insurance products. Its Others segment is involved in property and investment holding activities. As of May 7, 2018, the company operated a network of 570 branches and representative offices in 19 countries and regions. Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Singapore.

NORDEA Bk AB SW/S Company Profile

Nordea Bank Abp provides various banking products and services for personal customers, small and medium businesses, and corporates and financial institutions in Europe. It operates through Personal Banking, Commercial & Business Banking, Wholesale Banking, and Wealth Management segments. It offers personal banking products comprising corporate and household deposits; and household mortgage and consumer loans, as well as loans to corporates. The company also provides business banking services; transaction banking services consisting of cards, trade finance, cash management, and mobile- and ecommerce; and investment credits, working capital, and consumer credits. In addition, it offers a range of financing, cash management and payment services, investment banking, capital markets products, and securities services; manages customers' assets and provides financial advice to high net worth individuals and institutional investors; and provides a range of pension, endowment, and risk products. Further, the company offers trade finance services; and online and mobile banking services. It operates approximately 450 branches. The company was founded in 1820 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

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