Prosus (OTCMKTS:PROSY) Vs. Sysmex (OTCMKTS:SSMXY) Head to Head Review

Defense World ·  04/08/2023 13:31

Prosus (OTCMKTS:PROSY – Get Rating) and Sysmex (OTCMKTS:SSMXY – Get Rating) are both large-cap retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and earnings.


This table compares Prosus and Sysmex's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

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Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Prosus N/A N/A N/A
Sysmex 11.70% 12.51% 9.11%

Volatility and Risk

Prosus has a beta of 0.58, meaning that its stock price is 42% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sysmex has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Prosus and Sysmex's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Prosus $6.87 billion 35.04 $18.73 billion N/A N/A
Sysmex $3.24 billion 4.28 $392.42 million $0.88 37.61

Prosus has higher revenue and earnings than Sysmex.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Prosus and Sysmex, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Prosus 0 2 5 0 2.71
Sysmex 0 1 0 0 2.00

Prosus presently has a consensus price target of $87.85, suggesting a potential upside of 472.69%. Given Prosus' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Prosus is more favorable than Sysmex.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.0% of Prosus shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Prosus shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Prosus beats Sysmex on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Prosus

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Prosus N.V. engages in the e-commerce and internet businesses. The company operates internet platforms, such as classifieds, payments and fintech, food delivery, travel, education technology, etail, health, ventures, social, and other internet platforms. It has operations in Latin and North America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Myriad International Holdings N.V. and changed its name to Prosus N.V. in August 2019. Prosus N.V. was incorporated in 1994 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Prosus N.V. is a subsidiary of Naspers Limited.

About Sysmex

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Sysmex Corp. engages in the healthcare business. It develops, manufactures, sells, exports, and imports diagnostic instruments, reagents. and software used in in-vitro diagnostics. It also provides clinical laboratory testing of blood, urine, and other specimens. Its products include instruments and reagents diagnostics for hemostasis, immunochemistry, clinical chemistry, urinalysis, and point-of-care (POC) testing. It operates through the following geographical segments: Japan, Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), China, and Asia Pacific. The company was founded by Taro Nakatani on February 20, 1968 and is headquartered in Kobe, Japan.

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