Reviewing Midwest Energy Emissions (MEEC) and Its Peers

Midwest Energy Emissions (OTCMKTS:MEECGet Rating) is one of 28 public companies in the “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Midwest Energy Emissions to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Midwest Energy Emissions and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Midwest Energy Emissions $13.01 million -$3.63 million -5.25
Midwest Energy Emissions Competitors $2.66 billion $435.24 million 11.45

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

Volatility and Risk

Midwest Energy Emissions has a beta of 1.21, meaning that its share price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Midwest Energy Emissions’ peers have a beta of 1.03, meaning that their average share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for Midwest Energy Emissions and its peers, 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 154 691 955 28 2.47

As a group, “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 22.69%. Given Midwest Energy Emissions’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Midwest Energy Emissions has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Midwest Energy Emissions and its peers’ 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%

Insider and Institutional 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 large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Midwest Energy Emissions peers beat Midwest Energy Emissions on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

Midwest Energy Emissions Company Profile (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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