KEPPEL Ltd/ADR (OTCMKTS: RSTGF) and Restaurant Group (OTCMKTS:RSTGF) are both transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and institutional ownership.

Dividends

KEPPEL Ltd/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.21 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Restaurant Group does not pay a dividend.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.1% of KEPPEL Ltd/ADR shares are owned 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.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares KEPPEL Ltd/ADR and Restaurant Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
KEPPEL Ltd/ADR $4.32 billion 1.98 $157.01 million N/A N/A
Restaurant Group $963.62 million 0.72 N/A N/A N/A

KEPPEL Ltd/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Restaurant Group.

Risk & Volatility

KEPPEL Ltd/ADR has a beta of 1.43, meaning that its stock price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Restaurant Group has a beta of -0.6, meaning that its stock price is 160% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for KEPPEL Ltd/ADR and Restaurant Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
KEPPEL Ltd/ADR 0 0 0 0 N/A
Restaurant Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares KEPPEL Ltd/ADR and Restaurant Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
KEPPEL Ltd/ADR 6.29% 8.25% 3.59%
Restaurant Group N/A N/A N/A

Summary

KEPPEL Ltd/ADR beats Restaurant Group on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About KEPPEL Ltd/ADR

Keppel Corporation Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the offshore and marine, property, and infrastructure businesses in Singapore, China, Brazil, other Far East and ASEAN countries, and internationally. It constructs, fabricates, and repairs offshore production facilities and drilling rigs, power barges, specialized vessels, and other offshore production facilities; researches and develops deepwater engineering works; engineers, constructs, and fabricates platforms for the oil and gas sector; undertakes shipyard works and other general business activities; and procures equipment and materials for the construction of offshore production facilities. The company is also involved in the trading and installation of hardware, industrial, marine, and building related products; provision of leasing services; sourcing, fabricating, and supply of steel components; ship repairing, shipbuilding, and conversion activities; marine contracting and ship owning business; painting, blasting, and process and sale of slag; property investment, management, and development activities; fund management; golf and hotel ownership and operation; development of marina lifestyle and residential properties; trading of construction materials; development of district heating and cooling systems; electricity generation and supply, and general wholesale trade businesses; purchase and sale of gaseous fuels; and trading of communication systems and accessories. In addition, it offers jacking systems, and heavy-lift equipment and related services; project management and procurement, towage, financial, real estate investment trust management, logistics and supply chain, warehousing and distribution, data center facilities management, travel agency, and metal fabrication services; housing services for marine workers; and technical consultancy for ship design and engineering works, as well as solid waste treatment solutions. The company was incorporated in 1968 and is based in Singapore.

About Restaurant Group

The Restaurant Group plc operates restaurants and pub restaurants in the United Kingdom. Its brands include Frankie & Benny's, Chiquito, Coast to Coast, Brunning & Price, Garfunkel's, and Joe's Kitchen. The company also operates TRG concessions that provide table service, counter service, sandwich shops, pubs, and bars in the United Kingdom's airports. It operates approximately 490 restaurants and pub restaurants. The Restaurant Group plc was incorporated in 1954 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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