Brunswick (BC) and China Yuchai International (CYD) Head-To-Head Comparison

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Brunswick (NYSE: CYD) and China Yuchai International (NYSE:CYD) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.


This table compares Brunswick and China Yuchai International’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Brunswick 2.38% 24.14% 10.72%
China Yuchai International 5.90% 27.31% 14.27%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Brunswick and China Yuchai International’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Brunswick $4.51 billion 1.31 $146.40 million $3.89 17.56
China Yuchai International $2.48 billion 0.31 $150.71 million $3.09 6.07

China Yuchai International has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Brunswick. China Yuchai International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brunswick, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Brunswick and China Yuchai International, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Brunswick 0 2 12 0 2.86
China Yuchai International 0 0 1 0 3.00

Brunswick presently has a consensus price target of $74.75, suggesting a potential upside of 9.43%. China Yuchai International has a consensus price target of $28.00, suggesting a potential upside of 49.25%. Given China Yuchai International’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe China Yuchai International is more favorable than Brunswick.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.3% of Brunswick shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.1% of China Yuchai International shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of Brunswick shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Brunswick has a beta of 1.72, suggesting that its stock price is 72% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, China Yuchai International has a beta of 1.33, suggesting that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Brunswick pays an annual dividend of $0.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.1%. China Yuchai International pays an annual dividend of $0.73 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Brunswick pays out 19.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. China Yuchai International pays out 23.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Brunswick has increased its dividend for 5 consecutive years.


Brunswick beats China Yuchai International on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brunswick Company Profile

Brunswick Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets recreation products worldwide. The company's Marine Engine segment offers outboard, sterndrive, and inboard engine and propulsion systems; marine electronics and control integration systems, steering systems, instruments, controls, propellers, trolling motors, fuel systems, service parts, and lubricants; and diesel propulsion systems to the recreational and commercial marine markets. It serves independent boat builders and governments through marine dealers and distributors, specialty marine retailers, and marine service centers under the Mercury, Mercury MerCruiser, Mariner, Mercury Racing, Mercury Diesel, Quicksilver, Mercury Precision Parts, Mercury Propellers, Attwood, Garelick, Whale, BLA, FulTyme RV, Talamex, Besto, Seachoice, and MotorGuide brands. The company's Boat segment offers boats, such as fiberglass pleasure, sport cruisers, sport fishing and center-console, offshore fishing, aluminum and fiberglass fishing, pontoon, utility, deck, inflatable, and heavy-gauge aluminum under the Bayliner, Heyday, Boston Whaler, Lund, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris, Lowe, Princecraft, and Thunder Jet brands. This segment serves commercial and government customers through dealers and distributors. Its Fitness segment offers cardiovascular fitness equipment and strength-training equipment under the Life Fitness, Hammer Strength, Cybex, Indoor Cycling Group, and SCIFIT brands. This segment also offers billiards, table tennis, and air hockey tables, as well as game room furniture and related accessories under the Brunswick and Contender brands. This segment serves health clubs, corporations, schools and universities, hotels, professional sports teams, retirement and assisted living facilities, and the military and governmental agencies through dealers, distributors, specialty retailers, mass merchants, sporting goods stores, and its website. The company was founded in 1845 and is headquartered in Mettawa, Illinois.

China Yuchai International Company Profile

China Yuchai International Limited, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells diesel and natural gas engines in the People's Republic of China and internationally. It operates in two segments, Yuchai and HLGE. The company provides diesel and natural gas engines for light trucks, medium and heavy-duty trucks, buses and passenger vehicles, and marine and industrial applications; and generator sets. It also manufactures diesel engines for construction and agriculture applications, as well as supplies after-market parts and services. In addition, it engages in hospitality and property development activities. The company distributes its engines directly to auto original equipment manufacturers and retailers, as well as provides maintenance and retrofitting services. China Yuchai International Limited was founded in 1951 and is based in Singapore.

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