SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR (SONVY) vs. Dynatronics (DYNT) Critical Contrast

Dynatronics (NASDAQ: DYNT) and SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR (OTCMKTS:SONVY) are both medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Dividends

SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Dynatronics does not pay a dividend. SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR pays out 27.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Dynatronics and SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dynatronics 0 0 0 0 N/A
SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

11.2% of Dynatronics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.2% of SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. 51.8% of Dynatronics shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Dynatronics has a beta of -0.61, suggesting that its share price is 161% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR has a beta of 0.04, suggesting that its share price is 96% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Dynatronics and SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dynatronics -3.06% -10.31% -2.10%
SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Dynatronics and SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Dynatronics $35.76 million 0.68 -$1.86 million ($1.15) -2.61
SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR $2.43 billion 4.89 $354.51 million $1.08 33.62

SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Dynatronics. Dynatronics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR beats Dynatronics on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Dynatronics

Dynatronics Corporation designs, manufactures, distributes, and markets physical medicine products in the United States and internationally. It manufactures and sells electrotherapy, therapeutic ultrasound, phototherapy, thermal therapy, iontophoresis devices, and other modalities; traction therapy equipment; and medical supplies and soft goods, including hot and cold packs, lumbar rolls, exercise balls, wrist splints, ankle weights, cervical collars and pillows, slings, bolsters, positioning wedges, back cushions, weight racks, rehabilitation products, back and wrist braces. The company also sells mat platforms, and other rehabilitation and athletic training room products. In addition, it distributes additional exercise equipment, treatment tables, parallel bars, hand therapy products, hot and cold therapy products, lotions and gels, paper products, athletic tape, splints, elastic wraps, exercise weights, exercise bands and tubing, walkers, treadmills, stair climbers, heating units for hot packs, whirlpools, electrodes, hydrotherapy and aquatic exercise products, clinical supplies, diagnostic and evaluation products, orthopedic supports, patient positioners, rehabilitation equipment, traction equipment, wound and edema care products, nutritional supplements, and portable electrotherapy products. The company sells its products to licensed practitioners, such as physical therapists, chiropractors, athletic trainers, professional sports teams and universities, sports medicine specialists, post-acute care facilities, hospitals and clinics through direct sales representatives and independent dealers, as well as through its e-commerce Websites and product catalogs. It also exports its products to approximately 30 countries. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Cottonwood Heights, Utah.

About SONOVA Hldg AG/ADR

Sonova Holding AG designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes hearing systems for adults and children with hearing impairment. It offers hearing instruments, cochlear implants, wireless communication products, and rechargeable hearing aids, as well as professional audiological services. The company provides hearing instruments under the Phonak, Unitron, and Hansaton brand names; cochlear implants under the Advanced Bionics brand name; and professional audiological services under the Connect Hearing brand name. Sonova Holding offers its products through a sales and distribution network, which comprise approximately 50 Sonova-owned wholesale companies and 100 independent distributors; and AudioNova retail network of approximately 3,300 locations in 12 markets. It operates in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia/Pacific. The company was formerly known as Phonak Holding AG and changed its name to Sonova Holding AG in August 2007. Sonova Holding AG was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Stäfa, Switzerland.

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