Energy Recovery (NASDAQ:ERII) and Enviro Technologies (OTCMKTS:EVTN) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation and risk.
Risk and Volatility
Energy Recovery has a beta of 5.1, indicating that its stock price is 410% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enviro Technologies has a beta of 3.21, indicating that its stock price is 221% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Energy Recovery and Enviro Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Energy Recovery||$63.16 million||6.55||$12.35 million||$0.07||109.71|
|Enviro Technologies||$260,000.00||6.88||$2.07 million||N/A||N/A|
Energy Recovery has higher revenue and earnings than Enviro Technologies.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Energy Recovery and Enviro Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Energy Recovery currently has a consensus target price of $16.50, suggesting a potential upside of 114.84%. Given Energy Recovery’s higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Energy Recovery is more favorable than Enviro Technologies.
This table compares Energy Recovery and Enviro Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
33.8% of Energy Recovery shares are owned by institutional investors. 23.8% of Energy Recovery shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 31.3% of Enviro Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Energy Recovery beats Enviro Technologies on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Energy Recovery Company Profile
Energy Recovery, Inc. provides energy solutions to industrial fluid flow markets under the ERI, PX, Pressure Exchanger, PX Pressure Exchanger, AT, AquaBold, VorTeq, MTeq, IsoBoost, and IsoGen names worldwide. The company operates through Water and Oil & Gas segments. It offers pressure exchanger energy recovery devices for water desalination plants; hydraulic turbochargers for low-pressure brackish, high-pressure seawater reverse osmosis systems, and other water treatment applications; and high-pressure and circulation pumps for low and high-pressure reverse osmosis systems. The company also provides VorTeq solutions for hydraulic fracturing applications; MTeq solutions for mud pumping applications; IsoBoost systems, such as hydraulic turbo chargers, and related controls and automation systems; and IsoGen systems, including hydraulic turbines, and related controls and automation systems. It serves engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) firms that design and build large desalination plants; original equipment manufacturers; oil companies; exploration and production companies; oilfield service companies; and EPC firms, which design and build oil and gas processing plants. The company markets its products through its direct sales channels and independent sales agents. Energy Recovery, Inc. was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in San Leandro, California.
Enviro Technologies Company Profile
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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