Comparing Quantum-Si (QSI) & Its Competitors

Quantum-Si (NASDAQ:QSIGet Rating) is one of 28 public companies in the “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Quantum-Si to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, risk, earnings, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Quantum-Si and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Quantum-Si N/A -$94.99 million -1.20
Quantum-Si Competitors $2.66 billion $435.24 million 11.45

Quantum-Si’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Quantum-Si. Quantum-Si 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.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

35.5% of Quantum-Si shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.0% of shares of all “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 34.7% of Quantum-Si 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, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Quantum-Si has a beta of 1.54, suggesting that its stock price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Quantum-Si’s competitors have a beta of 1.03, suggesting that their average stock price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Quantum-Si and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Quantum-Si 0 0 0 0 N/A
Quantum-Si Competitors 154 692 956 28 2.47

As a group, “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 22.69%. Given Quantum-Si’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Quantum-Si has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Quantum-Si and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Quantum-Si N/A -24.70% -23.49%
Quantum-Si Competitors -3,288.70% 4.83% 1.80%

Summary

Quantum-Si competitors beat Quantum-Si on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

About Quantum-Si (Get Rating)

Quantum-Si incorporated, a life sciences company, develops a single molecule detection platform for sample preparation and sequencing. It offers a proprietary single molecule detection platform for use in semiconductor industry to field proteomics to enable next generation protein sequencing. The company was incorporated in 2013 is based in Guilford, Connecticut.

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