Siemens (OTCMKTS:SIEGY) and Legrand (OTCMKTS:LGRVF) are both large-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings and analyst recommendations.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Siemens and Legrand, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Siemens and Legrand’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Siemens||$98.01 billion||1.09||$5.84 billion||$3.57||17.63|
|Legrand||$7.08 billion||2.99||$911.38 million||$3.39||23.39|
Siemens has higher revenue and earnings than Legrand. Siemens is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Legrand, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Siemens pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Legrand does not pay a dividend. Siemens pays out 44.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
1.2% of Siemens shares are held 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.
Volatility & Risk
Siemens has a beta of 1.1, suggesting that its share price is 10% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Legrand has a beta of 1.14, suggesting that its share price is 14% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Siemens and Legrand’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Siemens Aktiengesellschaft operates in the fields of electrification, automation, and digitalization worldwide. Its Power and Gas segment offers gas and steam turbines, generators, compressor trains, integrated power plant solutions, and instrumentation and control systems for power generation. The company's Energy Management segment offers software, products, systems, solutions, and services for transmitting, distributing, and managing electrical power, as well as for providing intelligent power infrastructure. Its Building Technologies segment provides automation technologies and digital services for fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and energy management. The company's Mobility segment offers passenger and freight transportation, including rail vehicles, rail automation systems, rail electrification systems, road traffic technology, digital solutions, and related services; and mobility system services. Its Digital Factory segment provides automation technologies used in manufacturing industries; integrated automation systems; and production lifecycle software. Its Process Industries and Drives segment offers couplings, gears, motors and converters, process instrumentation, process analytics devices, wired and wireless communication, industrial identification and power supplies, and decentralized control systems and industrial software. The company's Healthineers segment provides medical technology and software solutions; and clinical consulting and training. Its Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy segment offers geared and direct drive wind turbines for onshore and offshore applications; and provides services for wind farms. Its Financial Services segment offers leasing solutions and equipment; and debt and equity investment products. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft has a strategic alliance with HP Inc. The company was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Munich, Germany.
Legrand SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides electrical and digital building infrastructures worldwide. The company offers a range of products and solutions that connect buildings to energy, data, and lighting, such as switches, power sockets, distribution panels, circuit breakers, lighting management products, security systems, trunkings, floor boxes, enclosures, sockets, screen mounts, uninterruptible power supply devices, tubes, ducts, extensions, and others. Its products are used in hotels, offices, data centers, and shopping centers, as well as residential, healthcare, and industrial sectors. The company was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Limoges, France.
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