Contrasting Hino Motors (HINOY) & Pure Energy Minerals (PEMIF)

Pure Energy Minerals (OTCMKTS:PEMIF) and Hino Motors (OTCMKTS:HINOY) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Pure Energy Minerals and Hino Motors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pure Energy Minerals 0 0 0 0 N/A
Hino Motors 0 0 0 0 N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Pure Energy Minerals and Hino Motors’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pure Energy Minerals N/A N/A -$5.70 million N/A N/A
Hino Motors $16.96 billion 0.29 $462.25 million $8.26 10.34

Hino Motors has higher revenue and earnings than Pure Energy Minerals.

Profitability

This table compares Pure Energy Minerals and Hino Motors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pure Energy Minerals N/A -16.84% -16.34%
Hino Motors 2.54% 9.12% 4.01%

Dividends

Hino Motors pays an annual dividend of $2.46 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.9%. Pure Energy Minerals does not pay a dividend. Hino Motors pays out 29.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

Pure Energy Minerals has a beta of 4.4, suggesting that its stock price is 340% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hino Motors has a beta of 0.82, suggesting that its stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of Hino Motors shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Hino Motors beats Pure Energy Minerals on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Pure Energy Minerals

Pure Energy Minerals Limited engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral properties. The company's primary project is the Clayton Valley lithium brine project with 1,085 lithium placer claims covering approximately 10,600 hectares (ha) located in Clayton Valley, Esmeralda County, Nevada. It also holds interests in the Terra Cotta project with 10 mining exploitation claims covering 13,075 ha located on Pocitos Salar in Salta, Argentina. The company was formerly known as Harmony Gold Corp. and changed its name to Pure Energy Minerals Limited in October 2012. Pure Energy Minerals Limited was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

About Hino Motors

Hino Motors, Ltd. manufactures and sells large commercial vehicles under the Hino brand worldwide. It offers trucks and buses; and light commercial vehicles and passenger cars, as well as various types of engines, replenishment parts, etc. The company was founded in 1910 and is headquartered in Hino, Japan. Hino Motors, Ltd. is a subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation.

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