Diebold, (NYSE: DBD) and Nano Dimension Ltd – (NASDAQ:NNDM) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends and earnings.

Dividends

Diebold, pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Nano Dimension Ltd – does not pay a dividend. Diebold, pays out -10.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Diebold, and Nano Dimension Ltd -, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Diebold, 0 3 4 0 2.57
Nano Dimension Ltd – 0 0 2 0 3.00

Diebold, presently has a consensus target price of $31.75, suggesting a potential upside of 51.19%. Nano Dimension Ltd – has a consensus target price of $12.50, suggesting a potential upside of 145.58%. Given Nano Dimension Ltd -‘s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Nano Dimension Ltd – is more favorable than Diebold,.

Risk and Volatility

Diebold, has a beta of 2, suggesting that its share price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Nano Dimension Ltd – has a beta of 1.58, suggesting that its share price is 58% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.6% of Nano Dimension Ltd – shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.4% of Diebold, shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Diebold, and Nano Dimension Ltd -‘s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Diebold, -6.04% 7.25% 1.12%
Nano Dimension Ltd – N/A -72.47% -62.63%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Diebold, and Nano Dimension Ltd -‘s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Diebold, $4.46 billion 0.36 $243.00 million ($3.67) -5.72
Nano Dimension Ltd – $314,892.00 171.24 -$14.19 million ($1.58) -3.22

Diebold, has higher revenue and earnings than Nano Dimension Ltd -. Diebold, is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nano Dimension Ltd -, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Diebold, beats Nano Dimension Ltd – on 9 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Diebold, Company Profile

Diebold Nixdorf, Incorporated provides connected commerce services, software and technology. The Company’s geographic segments include North America (NA), Asia Pacific (AP), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Latin America (LA). These segments sell and service financial self-service (FSS), retail solutions and security systems. The Company is engaged in providing connected commerce solutions to financial institutions. These solutions are supported by a field service organization. The Company provides security solutions, which combine a services portfolio and products to help address its customers’ needs. The Company provides services for a portfolio of physical security offerings, in addition to serving as a national locksmith. The Company provides voting machines for official elections and the terminals for the governmental lottery and correspondent bank.

Nano Dimension Ltd – Company Profile

Nano Dimension Ltd is an Israel-based holding company active in the high technology sector. The Company has a full holding in Nano Dimension Technologies, a company that develops three dimensional (3D) printers for Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), that is electronic circuits, and nano-technology inks. The inks are conductive nano-silver particle inks and insulating nano-polymer inks. Nano Dimension Technologies’ PCB Jet printer system is an inkjet deposition tool for printing multi-layer circuit boards at home or office. Nano Dimension Technologies uses hardware, software, print-head management and nano-chemistry for Research and Development (R&D), prototyping and custom manufacturing projects.

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