DAIWA SEC GRP I/S (OTCMKTS:DSEEY) and ASSA ABLOY AB/S (OTCMKTS:ASAZY) are both finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation. DAIWA SEC GRP I/S has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ASSA ABLOY AB/S has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. This table compares DAIWA SEC GRP I/S and ASSA ABLOY AB/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets. 0.1% of DAIWA SEC GRP I/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of ASSA ABLOY AB/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term. This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for DAIWA SEC GRP I/S and ASSA ABLOY AB/S, as reported by MarketBeat. This table compares DAIWA SEC GRP I/S and ASSA ABLOY AB/S’s revenue, earnings per share and valu...