Midwest Energy Emissions (OTCMKTS:MEEC – Get Rating) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Midwest Energy Emissions to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.
Risk & Volatility
Midwest Energy Emissions has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its stock price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Midwest Energy Emissions’ rivals have a beta of 1.03, suggesting that their average stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Midwest Energy Emissions and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Midwest Energy Emissions||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Midwest Energy Emissions Competitors||154||690||954||28||2.47|
As a group, “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 22.11%. Given Midwest Energy Emissions’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Midwest Energy Emissions has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
61.0% of shares of all “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 29.4% of Midwest Energy Emissions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.1% of shares of all “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Midwest Energy Emissions and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Midwest Energy Emissions||$13.01 million||-$3.63 million||-5.24|
|Midwest Energy Emissions Competitors||$2.66 billion||$435.24 million||11.41|
Midwest Energy Emissions’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Midwest Energy Emissions. Midwest Energy Emissions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This table compares Midwest Energy Emissions and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Midwest Energy Emissions||-32.74%||N/A||-53.63%|
|Midwest Energy Emissions Competitors||-3,288.70%||4.83%||1.80%|
Midwest Energy Emissions rivals beat Midwest Energy Emissions on 7 of the 10 factors compared.
About Midwest Energy Emissions (Get Rating)
Midwest Energy Emissions Corp., an environmental services and technology company, engages in developing and delivering solutions to the power industry worldwide. It provides mercury capture solutions. Its Sorbent Enhancement Additive (SEA) technology provides total mercury control, providing solutions that are based on a thorough scientific understanding of actual and probable interactions involved in mercury capture in coal-fired flue gas. The company was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Corsicana, Texas.
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