Reviewing E-QURE Corp/SH (EQUR) and Industrial Services of America (IDSA)

E-QURE Corp/SH (OTCMKTS:EQUR) and Industrial Services of America (NASDAQ:IDSA) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for E-QURE Corp/SH and Industrial Services of America, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
E-QURE Corp/SH 0 0 0 0 N/A
Industrial Services of America 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares E-QURE Corp/SH and Industrial Services of America’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
E-QURE Corp/SH N/A N/A -606.25%
Industrial Services of America 0.08% 0.43% 0.21%

Risk and Volatility

E-QURE Corp/SH has a beta of 2.03, indicating that its share price is 103% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Industrial Services of America has a beta of 1.18, indicating that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares E-QURE Corp/SH and Industrial Services of America’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
E-QURE Corp/SH N/A N/A -$850,000.00 N/A N/A
Industrial Services of America $54.94 million 0.24 -$1.13 million N/A N/A

E-QURE Corp/SH has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Industrial Services of America.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

5.0% of Industrial Services of America shares are held by institutional investors. 79.6% of E-QURE Corp/SH shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 27.7% of Industrial Services of America shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Industrial Services of America beats E-QURE Corp/SH on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

E-QURE Corp/SH Company Profile

E-Qure Corp. focuses on the development and commercialization of bioelectrical signal therapy (BST) devices. Its BST devices implement patented and proprietary electrical stimulation technologies to treat hard-to-cure wounds and ulcers up to complete closure and/or cure. E-Qure Corp. is based in New York, New York.

Industrial Services of America Company Profile

Industrial Services of America, Inc. buys, processes, and markets ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and other recyclable commodities in the United States. The company processes scrap metal through its sorting, cutting, baling, and shredding operations. Its non-ferrous scrap recycling operations consist primarily of collecting, sorting, and processing various grades of copper, aluminum, and stainless steel and brass. The company sells ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metal to steel mini-mills, integrated steel makers, foundries, refineries, and processors. It also buys and sells used auto parts. The company was founded in 1953 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

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