Tailwind Acquisition (NYSE:TWND) and Polar Power (NASDAQ:POLA) Critical Survey

Tailwind Acquisition (NYSE:TWNDGet Rating) and Polar Power (NASDAQ:POLAGet Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Tailwind Acquisition and Polar Power’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tailwind Acquisition N/A -57.58% 4.70%
Polar Power -26.74% -17.74% -14.44%

Risk & Volatility

Tailwind Acquisition has a beta of 0.17, indicating that its stock price is 83% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Polar Power has a beta of 0.73, indicating that its stock price is 27% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Tailwind Acquisition and Polar Power, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tailwind Acquisition 0 0 0 0 N/A
Polar Power 0 0 0 0 N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

9.3% of Tailwind Acquisition shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.6% of Polar Power shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.0% of Tailwind Acquisition shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 44.1% of Polar Power shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Tailwind Acquisition and Polar Power’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Tailwind Acquisition N/A N/A $17.79 million N/A N/A
Polar Power $16.90 million 1.36 -$1.41 million N/A N/A

Tailwind Acquisition has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Polar Power.

About Tailwind Acquisition

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Tailwind Acquisition Corp. does not have significant operations. The company intends to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. It intends to focus its search on companies in the consumer internet, digital media, and marketing technology sectors. The company was incorporated in 2020 and is based in Los Angeles, California. Tailwind Acquisition Corp. operates as a subsidiary of Tailwind Sponsor LLC.

About Polar Power

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Polar Power, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sell of direct current (DC) power systems. Its products include DC generators, Back-up DC generators, hybrid power systems, Li-Ion battery system, and Marine DC generators. The company was founded by Arthur D. Sams in 1979 and is headquartered in Gardena, CA.

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