Bridgestone (OTCMKTS:BRDCY) and Level Vision Electronics (OTCMKTS:LVLV) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and profitability.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Bridgestone and Level Vision Electronics’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Bridgestone||$32.35 billion||0.70||$2.67 billion||$1.29||12.29|
|Level Vision Electronics||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Bridgestone has higher revenue and earnings than Level Vision Electronics.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.2% of Bridgestone shares are held by institutional investors. 57.1% of Bridgestone shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 8.7% of Level Vision Electronics shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Bridgestone and Level Vision Electronics, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Level Vision Electronics||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Bridgestone and Level Vision Electronics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Level Vision Electronics||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Volatility & Risk
Bridgestone has a beta of 0.44, meaning that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Level Vision Electronics has a beta of -1.18, meaning that its stock price is 218% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Bridgestone beats Level Vision Electronics on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Bridgestone Company Profile
Bridgestone Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells tires and rubber products worldwide. The company provides tires and tire tubes for passenger cars, trucks, buses, construction/mining vehicles, industrial machines, agricultural machines, aircraft, and motorcycles and scooters; and tire related products, retread materials and services, tire raw materials, and automotive maintenance and repair services. It also offers vehicle parts, polyurethane foam and related products, electronic precision parts, industrial materials related products, civil engineering and construction materials and equipment, and other products; commercial roofing and other materials; golf balls, golf clubs, other sports products; and bicycles, bicycle related and other products, as well as finance and other services. The company was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Level Vision Electronics Company Profile
Level Vision Electronics Ltd. designs, manufactures, and sells consumer electronics mainly wireless handsets in Mexico, Latin America, the Middle East, Egypt, Morocco, India, Africa, and the People’s Republic of China. It offers a range of cell phones and related accessories, such as Bluetooth and earpieces. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Montreal, Canada.
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