USINAS SIDERURG/S (OTCMKTS:USNZY) and Ossen Innovation (NASDAQ:OSN) are both small-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares USINAS SIDERURG/S and Ossen Innovation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
USINAS SIDERURG/S $3.36 billion 0.37 $72.98 million N/A N/A
Ossen Innovation $132.38 million 0.10 $5.34 million N/A N/A

USINAS SIDERURG/S has higher revenue and earnings than Ossen Innovation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for USINAS SIDERURG/S and Ossen Innovation, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
USINAS SIDERURG/S 0 0 0 0 N/A
Ossen Innovation 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares USINAS SIDERURG/S and Ossen Innovation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
USINAS SIDERURG/S 2.48% 1.87% 1.11%
Ossen Innovation N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.4% of USINAS SIDERURG/S shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.4% of Ossen Innovation shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

USINAS SIDERURG/S pays an annual dividend of $0.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.4%. Ossen Innovation does not pay a dividend.

Volatility & Risk

USINAS SIDERURG/S has a beta of 2.63, suggesting that its share price is 163% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ossen Innovation has a beta of 1.4, suggesting that its share price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

USINAS SIDERURG/S beats Ossen Innovation on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

USINAS SIDERURG/S Company Profile

Usinas Sider├║rgicas de Minas Gerais S.A. manufactures and markets flat steel products in Brazil and internationally. The company's products include heavy plates, sincron, hot and cold rolled products, laser welded assemblies, slits/rolls, blanks, and hot-dip galvanized and electrogalvanized coils and sheets. It also provides pipes in various sizes, shapes, and thicknesses. The company serves appliance, agricultural and highway machinery, construction and infrastructure, energy, shipbuilding, automotive, and distribution markets. Usinas Sider├║rgicas de Minas Gerais S.A. was founded in 1950 and is based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Ossen Innovation Company Profile

Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells various plain surface prestressed steel materials, and rare earth coated and zinc coated prestressed steel materials in the People's Republic of China and internationally. The company offers plain surface products, including plain surface prestressed concrete (PC) strands that are used as precast concrete plates on the riding surface of bridges; and unbonded plain surface PC strands for the construction of bridges and buildings. It also provides plain surface PC wires and indented PC wires, which are used in the construction of buildings; helical rib PC wires for the construction of railway ties or sleepers, and buildings; and coated prestressed products comprising zinc coated PC and rare earth coated PC products. The company markets and sells its products under the Ossen brand name. Ossen Innovation Co., Ltd. also exports its products to the United States, Canada, Spain, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and internationally. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China.

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