Critical Comparison: Nanoflex Power (OTCMKTS:OPVS) and NXP Semiconductors (OTCMKTS:NXPI)

Nanoflex Power (OTCMKTS:OPVS) and NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and profitability.

Dividends

NXP Semiconductors pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Nanoflex Power does not pay a dividend. NXP Semiconductors pays out 25.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Nanoflex Power and NXP Semiconductors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nanoflex Power 0 0 0 0 N/A
NXP Semiconductors 0 6 13 1 2.75

NXP Semiconductors has a consensus price target of $104.74, indicating a potential downside of 2.87%. Given NXP Semiconductors’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe NXP Semiconductors is more favorable than Nanoflex Power.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Nanoflex Power shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.8% of NXP Semiconductors shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Nanoflex Power and NXP Semiconductors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nanoflex Power -2,084.45% N/A -1,847.13%
NXP Semiconductors 23.10% 22.22% 10.69%

Risk and Volatility

Nanoflex Power has a beta of 0.67, suggesting that its stock price is 33% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NXP Semiconductors has a beta of 1.24, suggesting that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nanoflex Power and NXP Semiconductors’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nanoflex Power $900,000.00 23.06 -$17.58 million N/A N/A
NXP Semiconductors $9.41 billion 3.77 $2.21 billion $5.94 18.15

NXP Semiconductors has higher revenue and earnings than Nanoflex Power.

Summary

NXP Semiconductors beats Nanoflex Power on 11 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Nanoflex Power

NanoFlex Power Corporation researches, develops, commercializes, and licenses photovoltaic technologies that enable thin film solar products. The company has worldwide license and right to sublicense intellectual property resulting from its sponsored research programs, which have resulted in a portfolio of issued and pending U.S. patents and their foreign counterparts. Its patented and patent-pending technologies include Gallium Arsenide based solar thin films; and organic photovoltaic materials, architectures, and fabrication processes for ultra-thin solar films offering aesthetics, such as semi-transparency and tinting, and highly flexible form factors. The company's technologies are targeted at various applications comprising portable and off-grid power generation, building applied photovoltaics, building integrated photovoltaics, space vehicles and unmanned aerial vehicles, semi-transparent solar power generating glazing or windows, and ultra-thin solar films for automobiles or other consumer and Internet of Things application, including sensors. NanoFlex Power Corporation was founded in 1994 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.

About NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors N.V., a semiconductor company, provides high performance mixed signal solutions for radio frequency (RF), analog, power management, interface, security, and digital processing products worldwide. The company offers products for audio and visual head-end unit applications, such as single-chip radio solutions, multi-standard radios, audio amplifiers and power analog products, and i.MX applications processors; in-vehicle networking products; two-way secure entry products; various sensors and microcontrollers; power management solutions; battery cell controllers; and solutions for radar, vision, vehicle-to-vehicle, and vehicle-to-infrastructure systems. It also provides secure identification solutions, such as passive RF connectivity devices; microcontroller devices; and secure real-time operating system software products to facilitate the encryption-decryption of data, and the interaction with the reader infrastructure systems. In addition, the company delivers semiconductor-based technologies for connected devices comprising microcontrollers, secure mobile transaction solutions, and various connectivity solutions; and offers digital networking processors, secure interface and system management products, high-performance RF power-amplifiers, and smart antennae solutions. Its product solutions are used in a range of application areas, including automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer, computing, and software solutions for mobile phones. The company markets its products to various original equipment manufacturers, original design manufacturers, contract manufacturers, and distributors. The company was formerly known as KASLION Acquisition B.V and changed its name to NXP Semiconductors N.V. in May 2010. NXP Semiconductors N.V. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.

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