Debenhams (OTCMKTS:DBHSY) and ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR (OTCMKTS:OLCLY) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability.
Debenhams pays an annual dividend of $0.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 200.0%. ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.03 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.1%. Debenhams pays out -1.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR pays out 7.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Debenhams is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Debenhams and ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Debenhams||$3.07 billion||N/A||-$621.24 million||($2.02)||0.00|
|ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR||$4.33 billion||N/A||$746.95 million||$0.42||58.55|
ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Debenhams. Debenhams is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Debenhams and ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR||0||1||1||0||2.50|
This table compares Debenhams and ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR||N/A||N/A||N/A|
ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR beats Debenhams on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Debenhams plc, through its subsidiaries, operates and franchises a range of department stores in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Denmark, and internationally. It provides women's wear, men's wear, kids wear, and lingerie, as well as beauty, home, furniture, gift and toy, electrical, Christmas, and others products. The company's brands primarily include The Collection, Mantaray, Maine New England, and Red Herring. It is also involved in online retailing business; and the operation of in-store cafes and restaurants. The company owns and operates 240 department stores in approximately 90 countries. Debenhams plc was founded in 1778 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
About ORIENTAL LD CO/ADR
Oriental Land Co., Ltd. operates and manages theme parks and hotels in Japan. It operates through Theme Park, Hotel Business, and Other Business segments. The Theme Park segment operates and manages Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea theme Parks. The Hotel Business segment operates and manages Tokyo Disneyland Hotel, Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta, Disney Ambassador Hotel, and Tokyo Disney Celebration Hotel. The Other Business segment operates and manages Ikspiari, a commercial complex that includes shops and restaurants, and a cinema complex; Disney Resort Line, a monorail connecting four stations within Tokyo Disney Resort; and MAIHAMA Amphitheater, a multipurpose hall that consists of a semicircular open stage and a seating area for events, ceremonies, and music concerts. The company is also involved in land development. Oriental Land Co., Ltd. was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Urayasu, Japan.
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