Critical Contrast: Oakridge Global Energy Solutions (OGES) vs. Atkore International Group (ATKR)

Oakridge Global Energy Solutions (OTCMKTS:OGES) and Atkore International Group (NYSE:ATKR) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Oakridge Global Energy Solutions and Atkore International Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Oakridge Global Energy Solutions N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Atkore International Group $1.84 billion 0.62 $136.64 million $2.48 9.95

Atkore International Group has higher revenue and earnings than Oakridge Global Energy Solutions.

Profitability

This table compares Oakridge Global Energy Solutions and Atkore International Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oakridge Global Energy Solutions N/A N/A N/A
Atkore International Group 6.51% 103.17% 9.29%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

98.2% of Atkore International Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 90.8% of Oakridge Global Energy Solutions shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of Atkore International Group shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Oakridge Global Energy Solutions and Atkore International Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oakridge Global Energy Solutions 0 0 0 0 N/A
Atkore International Group 0 3 1 0 2.25

Atkore International Group has a consensus target price of $27.25, suggesting a potential upside of 10.41%. Given Atkore International Group’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Atkore International Group is more favorable than Oakridge Global Energy Solutions.

Risk and Volatility

Oakridge Global Energy Solutions has a beta of -1.7, suggesting that its share price is 270% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Atkore International Group has a beta of 1.97, suggesting that its share price is 97% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Atkore International Group beats Oakridge Global Energy Solutions on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Oakridge Global Energy Solutions Company Profile

Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc., a development stage company, provides energy storage solutions in the United States. Its principal products include lithium ion large format prismatic cells; small format prismatic cells; and battery modules. The company distributes its products through a business development and preliminary sales team. The company was formerly known as Oak Ridge Energy Technologies, Inc. and changed its name to Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. in November 2014. Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Palm Bay, Florida.

Atkore International Group Company Profile

Atkore International Group Inc. manufactures and distributes electrical raceway products, and mechanical products and solutions (MP&S) in the United States and internationally. The company offers electrical raceway products, including electrical conduits and fittings, armored cables and fittings, and cable trays and mounting systems and fittings. It also provides MP&S products comprising metal framing and fittings, mechanical pipes, and barbed tapes, as well as construction services related to design, fabrication and installation, modular support structures, and fall protection. The company offers its products under the Allied Tube & Conduit, AFC Cable Systems, Heritage Plastics, Unistrut, Power-Strut, Cope, and Calpipe brands, as well as other sub-brands. It serves a group of end markets, including new construction; maintenance, repair, and remodel, as well as infrastructure; diversified industrials; alternative power generation; healthcare; data centers; and government through electrical, industrial, and mechanical contractors, as well as original equipment manufacturers. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Harvey, Illinois.

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