Joint (NASDAQ:JYNT) and Micro Imaging Technology (OTCMKTS:MMTC) are both medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings.
Risk and Volatility
Joint has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Micro Imaging Technology has a beta of -2.41, meaning that its stock price is 341% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Joint and Micro Imaging Technology’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Micro Imaging Technology||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Joint has higher revenue and earnings than Micro Imaging Technology.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
52.0% of Joint shares are held by institutional investors. 6.1% of Joint shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 47.4% of Micro Imaging Technology shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Joint and Micro Imaging Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Micro Imaging Technology||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This is a summary of recent ratings for Joint and Micro Imaging Technology, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Micro Imaging Technology||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Joint currently has a consensus target price of $20.50, indicating a potential upside of 28.61%. Given Joint’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Joint is more favorable than Micro Imaging Technology.
Joint beats Micro Imaging Technology on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Joint Company Profile
The Joint Corp. develops, owns, operates, supports, and manages chiropractic clinics. The company operates through two segments, Corporate Clinics and Franchise Operations. It operates through direct ownership, management arrangements, franchising, and the sale of regional developer rights. As of March 07, 2019, the company operated 450 clinics in the United States. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Micro Imaging Technology Company Profile
Micro Imaging Technology, Inc., a development stage company, engages in the development of fluid monitoring systems for water monitoring, food processing, and clinical applications in the United States. The company is developing a non-biologically based system utilizing both proprietary hardware and software to determine the specific specie of an unknown microbe present in a fluid with a high degree of statistical probability. It would analyze a sample presented to it and compares its characteristics to a library of known microbe characteristics on file. The company was formerly known as Electropure, Inc. and changed its name to Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. in November 2005. Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in San Clemente, California.
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