May 22, 2022

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Financial Analysis: YBCC (OTCMKTS:YBAO) & Kaman (OTCMKTS:KAMN)

Kaman (NYSE:KAMN) and YBCC (OTCMKTS:YBAO) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Kaman and YBCC, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Kaman 0 0 2 0 3.00
YBCC 0 0 0 0 N/A

Kaman currently has a consensus price target of $55.00, indicating a potential upside of 32.95{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb}. Given Kaman’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Kaman is more favorable than YBCC.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.1{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb} of Kaman shares are held by institutional investors. 1.9{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb} of Kaman shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 61.4{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb} of YBCC shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Kaman and YBCC’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Kaman $761.61 million 1.50 $209.83 million $1.63 25.38
YBCC $2.25 million 0.17 -$150,000.00 N/A N/A

Kaman has higher revenue and earnings than YBCC.

Profitability

This table compares Kaman and YBCC’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Kaman 22.64{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb} 7.28{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb} 3.91{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb}
YBCC N/A N/A N/A

Volatility and Risk

Kaman has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its share price is 7{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb} more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, YBCC has a beta of 0.31, meaning that its share price is 69{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb} less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Kaman beats YBCC on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Kaman

Kaman Corporation operates in the aerospace and distribution markets. The company operates through two segments, Distribution and Aerospace. The Distribution segment distributes electro-mechanical products; bearings; and power transmission, motion control, and electrical and fluid power components, as well as offers value-added services. This segment serves maintenance, repair, and overhaul markets; and original equipment manufacturer customers. The Aerospace segment produces and markets aircraft bearings and components; super precision miniature ball bearings for the medical, industrial, and aerospace markets; and metallic and composite aero structures for commercial, military, and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft. It also provides safe and arming solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; undertakes helicopter subcontract works; restores, modifies, and supports its SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters; and manufactures and supports K-MAX manned and unmanned medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. The company operates in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Oceania, and other countries. Kaman Corporation was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

About YBCC

YBCC, Inc. does not have significant operations. The company focuses on the acquisition of or merger with an existing company. Previously, it was engaged in the bio-science manufacture and research business. The company is based in Walnut, California.

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