Oakridge Global Energy Solutions (OTCMKTS:OGES) and Arotech (NASDAQ:ARTX) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership and dividends.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
28.3% of Arotech shares are owned by institutional investors. 90.8% of Oakridge Global Energy Solutions shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.4% of Arotech shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Oakridge Global Energy Solutions and Arotech, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Oakridge Global Energy Solutions||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Volatility and Risk
Oakridge Global Energy Solutions has a beta of -1.85, suggesting that its stock price is 285% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Arotech has a beta of 1.96, suggesting that its stock price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Oakridge Global Energy Solutions and Arotech’s gross 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||-$35.39 million||N/A||N/A|
|Arotech||$98.72 million||0.75||$3.83 million||$0.16||17.44|
Arotech has higher revenue and earnings than Oakridge Global Energy Solutions.
This table compares Oakridge Global Energy Solutions and Arotech’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|
Arotech beats Oakridge Global Energy Solutions on 7 of the 8 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.
Arotech Company Profile
Arotech Corporation provides defense and security products worldwide. The company's Training and Simulation division develops, manufactures, and markets multimedia and interactive digital solutions for engineering, use-of-force training, and operator training of military, law enforcement, security, emergency services, and other personnel. This division offers simulators, systems engineering support, and software products for training vehicle operators to the United States military, government, municipalities, and private industry; weapon simulations used to train military pilots, weapon employment information used in air launched weapons, and part-task simulators to train aircrew; specialized use-of-force training simulators and systems for police, security personnel, and the military under the MILO Range trade name; and consulting and development support services under the Realtime Technologies trade name. Its Power Systems division provides electronics engineering and design, system integration, rapid prototyping, and vertically production services for military, aerospace, and industrial customers, including hybrid power generation systems, smart power subsystems for military vehicles and dismounted applications, and aircraft and missile systems support for weapons and communications technologies. This division also develops and sells rechargeable and primary batteries, and smart chargers to the military and medical markets, and to private defense industry under the Epsilor name. In addition, it develops, manufactures, and markets primary batteries, rechargeable batteries, and battery chargers for the military; and produces water-activated lifejacket lights for commercial aviation and marine applications under the Electric Fuel name. The company was formerly known as Electric Fuel Corporation and changed its name to Arotech Corporation in September 2003. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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