CVR Partners (NYSE:UAN) and Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group (OTCMKTS:KWBT) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends and risk.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares CVR Partners and Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CVR Partners||$330.80 million||1.27||-$72.78 million||($0.64)||-5.81|
|Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group||$17.27 million||0.83||$5.30 million||N/A||N/A|
This table compares CVR Partners and Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group||7.33%||23.66%||10.83%|
Risk & Volatility
CVR Partners has a beta of 1.12, suggesting that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group has a beta of 4.57, suggesting that its share price is 357% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
33.1% of CVR Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.5% of Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group shares are owned by company insiders. 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.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for CVR Partners and Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group beats CVR Partners on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.
CVR Partners Company Profile
CVR Partners, LP produces, distributes, and markets nitrogen fertilizer products in the United States. It offers ammonia products for agricultural and industrial customers; and urea ammonium nitrate products to agricultural customers, as well as retailers and distributors. CVR GP, LLC serves as the general partner of the company. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in Sugar Land, Texas.
Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Company Profile
Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, distributes, and markets bio-technological products for the agricultural market primarily in the People's Republic of China. It offers bacillus species and/or photosynthetic bacteria based biological organic and compound microbial fertilizers. The company has a strategic relationship with ETS (Tianjin) Biological Science and Technology Development Co., Ltd. to produce bio-fertilizers in the People's Republic of China and internationally; and strategic cooperation agreements with the Beijing Zhongpin Agricultural Science and Technology Development Center, as well as China Academy of Agricultural Science's Institute of Agricultural Resources & Regional Planning, and Institute of Agricultural Economy & Development. Kiwa Bio-Tech Products Group Corporation was founded in 2002 and is based in Ontario, California.
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