Hino Motors (OTCMKTS:HINOY) and NIPPON YUSEN KA/S (OTCMKTS:NPNYY) are both mid-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

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

Volatility and Risk

Hino Motors has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NIPPON YUSEN KA/S has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Hino Motors and NIPPON YUSEN KA/S’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Hino Motors $16.96 billion 0.34 $462.25 million N/A N/A
NIPPON YUSEN KA/S $19.71 billion 0.14 $189.82 million N/A N/A

Hino Motors has higher earnings, but lower revenue than NIPPON YUSEN KA/S.


Hino Motors pays an annual dividend of $2.46 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. NIPPON YUSEN KA/S pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Hino Motors and NIPPON YUSEN KA/S, as provided by MarketBeat.

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


This table compares Hino Motors and NIPPON YUSEN KA/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hino Motors 2.71% 9.27% 4.05%


Hino Motors beats NIPPON YUSEN KA/S on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

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.


Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha provides ocean, land, and air transportation services worldwide. It operates through Global Logistics, Bulk Shipping, and Others segments. The company offers various logistics services, including liner trading services, such as container shipping, and terminal and stevedoring services for containerships, car carriers, and cruise ships; and air cargo transportation services. It is also involved in the bulk shipping business comprising car transportation, car terminals development, and inland transportation networks construction; dry bulk transportation of freight that include iron ore, coal, and wood-chips; liquid transportation activities, which comprise crude oil, petroleum products, chemicals, and liquefied natural gas for petroleum, petrochemical, and energy companies; and upstream areas of the supply chain for oil and natural gas. In addition, the company operates Asuka II, a luxury cruise ship; and manages commercial and residential buildings, as well as researches and develops transport systems. Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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