Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) & Enviro Technologies (NASDAQ:EVTN) Head-To-Head Survey

Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS) and Enviro Technologies (OTCMKTS:EVTN) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Amtech Systems and Enviro Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Amtech Systems 0 2 1 0 2.33
Enviro Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A

Amtech Systems presently has a consensus price target of $9.50, suggesting a potential upside of 66.08%. Given Amtech Systems’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Amtech Systems is more favorable than Enviro Technologies.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

56.7% of Amtech Systems shares are held by institutional investors. 22.0% of Amtech Systems shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 31.3% of Enviro Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Amtech Systems and Enviro Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Amtech Systems -9.98% -1.49% -0.95%
Enviro Technologies -44.63% N/A -22.57%

Volatility and Risk

Amtech Systems has a beta of 2.17, suggesting that its share price is 117% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enviro Technologies has a beta of 1.67, suggesting that its share price is 67% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Amtech Systems and Enviro Technologies’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Amtech Systems $176.43 million 0.46 $5.30 million $0.57 10.04
Enviro Technologies $1.31 million 1.09 -$500,000.00 N/A N/A

Amtech Systems has higher revenue and earnings than Enviro Technologies.

Summary

Amtech Systems beats Enviro Technologies on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Amtech Systems

Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures and sells capital equipment and related consumables for use in fabricating solar cells, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), and semiconductor devices in the United States, Europe, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Germany, the Netherlands, France, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Solar, Semiconductor, and Polishing. The Solar segment supplies thermal processing systems, including diffusion, plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition, and atomic layer deposition systems; and automation equipment comprising mass wafer transfer systems, sorters, long-boat transfer systems, load station elevators, buffers, and conveyers, as well as related parts and services. The Semiconductor segment designs, manufactures, sells, and services thermal processing equipment, including solder reflow equipment and related controls for use by various semiconductor manufacturers, as well as in electronics assembly for automotive and other industries. Its products include horizontal and vertical diffusion furnaces used to produce semiconductors, silicon wafers, and microelectromechanical systems, as well as lapping equipment, polishing templates and wafer insert carriers, mass wafer transfer systems, loaders, and sorters. The Polishing segment provides silicon wafers for semiconductor products; sapphire substrates for LED lighting and mobile devices; silicon carbide wafers for LED and power device applications; various glass and silica components for 3D image transmission; quartz and ceramic components for telecommunications devices; and medical device components, and optical and photonics applications. The company sells its products through sales personnel, as well as a network of independent sales representatives and distributors. The company was formerly known as Quartz Engineering & Materials, Inc. and changed its name to Amtech Systems, Inc. in 1987. Amtech Systems, Inc. was founded in 1981 and is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona.

About Enviro Technologies

Enviro Technologies, Inc. provides environmental and industrial separation technology. The company develops, manufactures, sells, and rents its patented technology, the Voraxial Separator, which is a continuous flow turbo machine that separates liquid/liquid, liquid/solid, or liquid/liquid/solid fluid mixtures with distinct specific gravities. It serves oil exploration and production, oil refineries, and oil spill markets, as well as mining, sewage, manufacturing, waste-to-energy, and food processing industries. The company was formerly known as Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. and changed its name to Enviro Technologies, Inc. in November 2017. Enviro Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1964 and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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