Nanoflex Power (OTCMKTS:OPVS) and Sunworks (NASDAQ:SUNW) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and earnings.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Nanoflex Power and Sunworks’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Nanoflex Power||$200,000.00||45.13||-$10.80 million||N/A||N/A|
|Sunworks||$70.96 million||0.24||-$5.74 million||($0.14)||-4.71|
This table compares Nanoflex Power and Sunworks’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Volatility and Risk
Nanoflex Power has a beta of 1.49, meaning that its stock price is 49% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sunworks has a beta of 2.32, meaning that its stock price is 132% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Nanoflex Power and Sunworks, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.0% of Nanoflex Power shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.6% of Sunworks shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of Sunworks shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Sunworks beats Nanoflex Power on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Nanoflex Power Company Profile
NanoFlex Power Corporation researches, develops, commercializes, and licenses photovoltaic technologies that enable thin film solar products. The company has worldwide license and right to sublicense intellectual property resulting from its sponsored research programs, which have resulted in a portfolio of issued and pending U.S. patents and their foreign counterparts. Its patented and patent-pending technologies include Gallium Arsenide based solar thin films; and organic photovoltaic materials, architectures, and fabrication processes for ultra-thin solar films offering aesthetics, such as semi-transparency and tinting, and highly flexible form factors. The company's technologies are targeted at various applications comprising portable and off-grid power generation, building applied photovoltaics, building integrated photovoltaics, space vehicles and unmanned aerial vehicles, semi-transparent solar power generating glazing or windows, and ultra-thin solar films for automobiles or other consumer and Internet of Things application, including sensors. NanoFlex Power Corporation was founded in 1994 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Sunworks Company Profile
Sunworks, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides photo voltaic based power systems for the agricultural, commercial, industrial, and residential markets in California, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington, the United States. The company also designs, arranges, finances, integrates, installs, and manages systems ranging in size from 2 kilowatt for residential loads to multi megawatt systems for larger commercial projects. In addition, it offers a range of installation services, including design, system engineering, procurement, permitting, construction, grid connection, warranty, system monitoring, and maintenance services to its solar energy customers. The company was formerly known as Solar3D, Inc. and changed its name to Sunworks, Inc. in March 2016. Sunworks, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Roseville, California.
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