Purplebricks Group (OTCMKTS:PRPPF) and ATLAS COPCO AB/S (OTCMKTS:ATLKY) are both finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of ATLAS COPCO AB/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Purplebricks Group and ATLAS COPCO AB/S’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Purplebricks Group $60.42 million 12.61 -$3.88 million N/A N/A
ATLAS COPCO AB/S $13.65 billion 1.58 $1.96 billion $1.61 15.97

ATLAS COPCO AB/S has higher revenue and earnings than Purplebricks Group.


ATLAS COPCO AB/S pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Purplebricks Group does not pay a dividend. ATLAS COPCO AB/S pays out 57.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Purplebricks Group and ATLAS COPCO AB/S, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Purplebricks Group 0 0 0 0 N/A


This table compares Purplebricks Group and ATLAS COPCO AB/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Purplebricks Group N/A N/A N/A
ATLAS COPCO AB/S 96.76% 29.21% 13.48%

Volatility & Risk

Purplebricks Group has a beta of 3.26, indicating that its stock price is 226% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ATLAS COPCO AB/S has a beta of 0.84, indicating that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500.


ATLAS COPCO AB/S beats Purplebricks Group on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Purplebricks Group

Purplebricks Group plc engages in estate agency business in the United Kingdom and Australia. It provides services relating to the sale of properties. The company was formerly known as New Broom Limited and changed its name to Purplebricks Group plc in December 2015. Purplebricks Group plc was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in Solihull, the United Kingdom.


Atlas Copco AB, through its subsidiaries, provides productivity solutions worldwide. It offers piston compressors, oil-free tooth and scroll compressors, rotary screw compressors, oil-free blowers, oil-free centrifugal compressors, gas and process compressors, vacuum solutions, air and gas treatment equipment, and medical air solutions for use in manufacturing, oil and gas, and process industries. The company also provides electric assembly tools, control systems and associated software packages, dispensing equipment for adhesives and sealants, and self-pierce riveting equipment for the motor vehicle industry; basic fastening tools, drills, grinders, and adhesive and sealant equipment for general industrial manufacturing; and impact wrenches, percussive tools, drills, sanders, and grinders for vehicle service professionals. In addition, it offers mining and rock excavation equipment, including underground rock drilling equipment, underground loading and haulage equipment, underground utility vehicles, surface drilling equipment, rock drilling tools, exploration drilling and ground engineering equipment, and ventilation systems for surface and underground mining, infrastructure, civil works, well drilling, and geotechnical applications. Further, the company provides portable compressors, boosters, generators, lighting towers, pumps, and construction and demolition tools for construction, manufacturing, oil and gas, and exploration drilling industries, as well as offers specialty rental services. Atlas Copco AB provides industrial assembly solutions under the SCA, Henrob, and Atlas Copco brand names. The company was founded in 1873 and is headquartered in Nacka, Sweden.

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