CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR (OTCMKTS:CJEWY) and ENAGAS S A/ADR (OTCMKTS:ENGGY) are both mid-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitability and risk.

Profitability

This table compares CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR and ENAGAS S A/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR N/A N/A N/A
ENAGAS S A/ADR N/A N/A N/A

Volatility & Risk

CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR has a beta of 1.01, meaning that its share price is 1% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ENAGAS S A/ADR has a beta of 0.13, meaning that its share price is 87% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. ENAGAS S A/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR pays out 65.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR and ENAGAS S A/ADR’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR $7.58 billion 1.30 $524.55 million $0.52 18.96
ENAGAS S A/ADR $153.65 million 43.78 $554.79 million N/A N/A

ENAGAS S A/ADR has lower revenue, but higher earnings than CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.3% of ENAGAS S A/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR and ENAGAS S A/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR 1 1 0 0 1.50
ENAGAS S A/ADR 2 0 0 0 1.00

Summary

ENAGAS S A/ADR beats CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About CHOW TAI FOOK J/ADR

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited, an investment holding company, manufactures and sells jewelry products. The company offers high-end luxury, mass luxury, and youth line jewelry products, including gem-set, gold, and platinum/karat gold products under the Chow Tai Fook, Hearts On Fire, MONOLOGUE, and SOINLOVE brands. It also distributes watches of various brands. In addition, the company is involved in the trading of diamonds. The company also sells its products through online platforms. As of March 31, 2018, it had 2,585 points of sale in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and the United States. The company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Central, Hong Kong. Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited is a subsidiary of Chow Tai Fook (Holding) Limited.

About ENAGAS S A/ADR

Enagás, S.A. engages in the development, operation, and maintenance of gas infrastructures in Spain and internationally. The company provides gas transportation services through gas pipelines; natural gas regasification services; and operates underground storage facilities. It is involved in the operation and technical management of the basic network and secondary transportation network for natural gas. The company operates approximately 12,000 kilometers of gas pipelines, 19 compressor stations and 416 regulation and metering stations. Enagás, S.A. was founded in 1972 and is based in Madrid, Spain.

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