Head-To-Head Review: BAE SYS PLC/S (OTCMKTS:BAESY) versus Deutsche Wohnen (OTCMKTS:DWHHF)

Deutsche Wohnen (OTCMKTS:DWHHF) and BAE SYS PLC/S (OTCMKTS:BAESY) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, dividends and risk.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Deutsche Wohnen and BAE SYS PLC/S’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Deutsche Wohnen $927.68 million 16.22 $2.16 billion N/A N/A
BAE SYS PLC/S $22.52 billion 0.86 $1.88 billion $2.04 11.80

Deutsche Wohnen has higher earnings, but lower revenue than BAE SYS PLC/S.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Deutsche Wohnen and BAE SYS PLC/S, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Deutsche Wohnen 2 0 1 0 1.67
BAE SYS PLC/S 0 3 6 0 2.67

Volatility & Risk

Deutsche Wohnen has a beta of 0.18, suggesting that its share price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BAE SYS PLC/S has a beta of 0.92, suggesting that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Deutsche Wohnen and BAE SYS PLC/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Deutsche Wohnen 216.71% 14.21% 6.61%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.4% of BAE SYS PLC/S shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


BAE SYS PLC/S beats Deutsche Wohnen on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Deutsche Wohnen Company Profile

Deutsche Wohnen SE, a residential property company, develops and manages residential properties in Germany and Europe. The company operates through three segments: Residential Property Management, Disposals, and Nursing and Assisted Living. Its property portfolio consists of approximately 167,000 residential and commercial units; nursing properties with approximately 12,100 beds; and apartments for assisted living. The company manages and markets nursing and residential care homes, as well as provides services for the care of the senior citizens. Deutsche Wohnen SE was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.

BAE SYS PLC/S Company Profile

BAE Systems plc provides defense, aerospace, and security solutions worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Electronic Systems, Cyber & Intelligence, Platforms & Services (US), Air, and Maritime. The Electronic Systems segment offers electronic warfare systems and electro-optical sensors, military and commercial digital engine and flight controls, precision guidance and seeker solutions, military communication systems and data links, persistent surveillance systems, and hybrid electric drive systems. The Cyber & Intelligence segment provides solutions to modernize, maintain, and test cyber-harden aircraft, radars, missile systems, and mission applications that detect and deter threats to national security; systems engineering, integration, and sustainment services for C4ISR systems and enterprise IT networks; and solutions to enhance the collection, analysis, and processing of data across the US civilian and military intelligence communities. It also offers data intelligence solutions to defend against national-scale threats, protect their networks, data against attacks; security and intelligence solutions to the UK government and allied international governments; anti-fraud and regulatory compliance solutions; and security advisory and managed security services. The Platforms & Services (US) segment manufactures combat vehicles, weapons, and munitions, as well as provides ship repair services and the management of government-owned munitions facilities. The Air segment develops, manufactures, upgrades, and supports combat and jet trainer aircraft. The Maritime segment designs, manufactures, and supports surface ships, submarines, torpedoes, radars, and command and combat systems. It also supplies naval gun system; and provides ammunitions, precision munitions, artillery systems, and missile launchers. BAE Systems plc was incorporated in 1979 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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