Head to Head Analysis: Solid Power (NASDAQ:SLDP) versus SES AI (NYSE:SES)

Solid Power (NASDAQ:SLDPGet Rating) and SES AI (NYSE:SESGet Rating) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

37.4% of Solid Power shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.5% of SES AI shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.3% of Solid Power shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Solid Power and SES AI’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Solid Power $2.71 million 416.23 $18.09 million N/A N/A
SES AI N/A N/A -$11.54 million N/A N/A

Solid Power has higher revenue and earnings than SES AI.

Risk & Volatility

Solid Power has a beta of 1.77, indicating that its share price is 77% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SES AI has a beta of 3.27, indicating that its share price is 227% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Solid Power and SES AI’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Solid Power N/A 5.62% 3.08%
SES AI N/A -33.99% -8.36%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Solid Power and SES AI, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Solid Power 0 0 2 0 3.00
SES AI 0 0 0 0 N/A

Solid Power presently has a consensus target price of $10.50, indicating a potential upside of 62.04%. Given Solid Power’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Solid Power is more favorable than SES AI.


Solid Power beats SES AI on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Solid Power

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Solid Power, Inc. focuses on the development and commercialization of all-solid-state battery cells and solid electrolyte materials for the battery-powered electric vehicle market in the United States. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Louisville, Colorado.

About SES AI

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SES AI Corporation engages in the development and production of high-performance Lithium-metal rechargeable batteries for electric vehicles and other applications. The company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

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