Comparing Zentek (ZTEK) & Its Peers

Zentek (NASDAQ:ZTEKGet Rating) is one of 40 public companies in the “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Zentek to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Volatility and Risk

Zentek has a beta of 0.71, suggesting that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Zentek’s competitors have a beta of 1.88, suggesting that their average share price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

48.7% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.9% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Zentek and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Zentek N/A -38.60% -35.82%
Zentek Competitors 4.32% -5.82% 4.77%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Zentek and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Zentek N/A -$2.93 million -25.38
Zentek Competitors $1.56 billion $94.87 million 35.10

Zentek’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Zentek. Zentek is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Zentek and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Zentek 0 0 0 0 N/A
Zentek Competitors 388 1334 1564 41 2.38

As a group, “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies have a potential upside of 26.32%. Given Zentek’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Zentek has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Summary

Zentek competitors beat Zentek on 9 of the 9 factors compared.

Zentek Company Profile (Get Rating)

Zentek Ltd. engages in the research and development of graphene and related nanomaterials in Canada. It owns 100% interest in the Albany Graphite Project located in Northern Ontario, Canada. The company develops graphene-based antimicrobial coating; and surgical masks, HVAC filters, and personal protective equipment. It is also developing synthesize graphene, graphene oxide, and graphene quantum dots for applications of graphene. The company was formerly known as ZEN Graphene Solutions Ltd. and changed its name to Zentek Ltd. in October 2021. Zentek Ltd. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Thunder Bay, Canada.

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