JSR (JSCPY) and Its Rivals Head to Head Survey

JSR (OTCMKTS: JSCPY) is one of 17 publicly-traded companies in the “Industrial inorganic chemicals” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare JSR to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Volatility & Risk

JSR has a beta of 0.51, indicating that its share price is 49% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, JSR’s rivals have a beta of 1.13, indicating that their average share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares JSR and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
JSR $4.20 billion -$518.46 million -17.08
JSR Competitors $3.74 billion $366.26 million 7.62

JSR has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its rivals. JSR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares JSR and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
JSR -7.69% -12.21% -7.03%
JSR Competitors 2.89% 9.83% 2.88%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for JSR and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
JSR 0 1 0 0 2.00
JSR Competitors 133 424 626 12 2.43

As a group, “Industrial inorganic chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 6.99%. Given JSR’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe JSR has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Dividends

JSR pays an annual dividend of $0.35 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. JSR pays out -16.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Industrial inorganic chemicals” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 48.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of JSR shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.5% of shares of all “Industrial inorganic chemicals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.0% of shares of all “Industrial inorganic chemicals” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

JSR rivals beat JSR on 13 of the 15 factors compared.

JSR Company Profile

JSR Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of synthetic rubber and fine chemical materials. It operates through the following segments: Elastomers, Synthetic Resin, Digital Solution, Life Science and Others. The Elastomers segment produces and merchandises general purpose synthetic rubber for automobile tires, special high performance rubber for automotive components, thermoplastic elastomers for plastic enhancements, and emulsion for paper coating. The Synthetic Resin segment manufactures and sells Acrylonitrile, Butadiene, and Styrene (ABS) plastic for office automation equipment and amusement application. The Digital Solution segment produces and markets semiconductor, display, and optical materials. The Life Science segment handles diagnostics, research reagents and related materials, and bio process manufacturing and development consignment. The Others segment covers lithium ion capacitor business. The company was founded on December 8, 1948 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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