DAI NIPPON PRTG/S (OTCMKTS:DNPLY) & Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch (OTCMKTS:MURGY) Head-To-Head Contrast

DAI NIPPON PRTG/S (OTCMKTS:DNPLY) and Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch (OTCMKTS:MURGY) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and risk.

Profitability

This table compares DAI NIPPON PRTG/S and Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DAI NIPPON PRTG/S -2.50% 3.55% 2.24%
Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch 4.64% 8.60% 0.86%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.4% of DAI NIPPON PRTG/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.3% of Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for DAI NIPPON PRTG/S and Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DAI NIPPON PRTG/S 0 0 0 0 N/A
Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch 0 3 0 0 2.00

Dividends

DAI NIPPON PRTG/S pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.9%. Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch pays an annual dividend of $0.71 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares DAI NIPPON PRTG/S and Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
DAI NIPPON PRTG/S $12.70 billion 0.51 -$323.12 million N/A N/A
Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch $59.65 billion 0.68 $2.73 billion N/A N/A

Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch has higher revenue and earnings than DAI NIPPON PRTG/S.

Risk & Volatility

DAI NIPPON PRTG/S has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch has a beta of 0.29, meaning that its stock price is 71% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch beats DAI NIPPON PRTG/S on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About DAI NIPPON PRTG/S

Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. primarily engages in printing business worldwide. Its Information Communication segment offers magazines, books, dictionaries, newspapers, textbooks, DVDs, multimedia software, bookstore network, education and publications distribution, etc.; catalogs, calendars, point-of-purchase materials, flyers, pamphlets, and posters, as well as event planning and execution, store design, customer service center operation, online services, household budget-tracking application, digital signage, etc.; personalized direct mail, smart and magnetic cards, SIM cards, hologram ribbons, merchandise vouchers, bank books, business forms, etc.; and dye-sublimation thermal transfer printing media and photo printers, ID photo kiosk and direct transfer ribbons, etc. The company's Lifestyle and Industrial Supplies segment provides packaging for processed foods, toiletries and pharmaceuticals, universal design products, barrier films, biomass plastic films, PET plastic bottles and preforms, aseptic filling systems, packaging for Japanese-style space food, medicine packaging for daily behavior monitoring systems, etc. This segment also offers residential interior materials, exterior materials for buildings, decorative materials, automotive interior materials, interior coverings, surface materials, etc.; and transparent barrier films, photovoltaic module components, bus line sheets, pouch for lithium-ion battery, etc. Its Electronics segment provides Color filters, large-scale photomask, touch panel sensors, optical and electrode films, display system for ultra-short focus projector, etc.; and semiconductor photomasks, master templates, hard disk drive suspensions, lead frames, metal substrates, camera modules, near field communication modules, electronic paper display systems, micro electro mechanical systems, etc. The company's Beverages segment produces and sells soft drinks. Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd. was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Muenchener Ruckvrschrg Gslcht AG Mch

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft engages in the insurance and reinsurance businesses worldwide. It operates through five segments: Life and Health Reinsurance; Property-Casualty Reinsurance; ERGO Life and Health Germany; ERGO Property-Casualty Germany; and ERGO International. The company offers non-life reinsurance products for capital markets, cyber risks, financial lines and risks, natural catastrophes, natural hazards assessment network risks, aviation, space, capital partners, and agriculture and weather risk transfer. It also provides life reinsurance products related to automated underwriting, capital management, product development, retakaful, and risk management; and health reinsurance products, such as health-strategy, and medical underwriting and business analytics solutions, as well as risk insurance solutions for industrial firms and corporate clients. In addition, the company offers primary insurance products, including direct, life, property-casualty, health, legal expense, and travel insurance products under the ERGO Direkt, ERGO, DKV, D.A.S., and ERV brand names, as well as provides investment fund management services to private and institutional investors. It offers its insurance products to private, commercial, and industrial customers through various sales channels. Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1880 and is based in Munich, Germany.

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