JFE (OTCMKTS:JFEEF) and DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S (OTCMKTS:DVDCY) are both basic materials companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for JFE and DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
JFE 0 0 0 0 N/A
DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S 0 1 1 0 2.50

DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S has a consensus target price of $9.00, indicating a potential downside of 13.04%. Given DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S is more favorable than JFE.


This table compares JFE and DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
JFE 3.97% 8.19% 3.71%


DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S pays an annual dividend of $0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. JFE does not pay a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

JFE has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its share price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S has a beta of 0.63, indicating that its share price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares JFE and DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
JFE $33.22 billion 0.24 $1.30 billion $2.32 6.02
DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S $2.05 billion 5.81 $402.83 million N/A N/A

JFE has higher revenue and earnings than DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S.

JFE Company Profile

JFE Holdings, Inc. operates as a holding company which provides strategic planning, risk management, accountability and corporate communications for all the subsidiaries and affiliates. It operates through the following segments: Steel, Engineering and Commercial Affairs. The Steel segment includes steel products, steel processing products, and raw materials. It also handles equipment maintenance and construction and the transportation industry. The Engineering segment provides engineering services for energy, urban environment, recycling, steel manufacturing, and industrial systems. The Commercial Affairs segment processes, supplies, and sells steel products, raw steel materials, and non-ferrous metal products. The company was founded on September 27, 2002 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

DAVIDE CAMPARI-/S Company Profile

Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and trades in alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. Its product portfolio includes aperitifs, vodka, whisky, tequila, rum, gin, liqueurs, sparkling and still wines, and ready to drink products under approximately 50 brands. The company was founded in 1860 and is headquartered in Sesto San Giovanni, Italy. Davide Campari-Milano S.p.A. is a subsidiary of Alicros S.p.A.

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