Perma-Pipe International (NASDAQ:PPIH – Get Rating) and Molekule Group (NASDAQ:MKUL – Get Rating) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.
Volatility and Risk
Perma-Pipe International has a beta of 0.24, indicating that its stock price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Molekule Group has a beta of -6.71, indicating that its stock price is 771% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
23.9% of Perma-Pipe International shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.0% of Molekule Group shares are held by institutional investors. 6.4% of Perma-Pipe International shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 50.8% of Molekule Group shares 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.
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Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Perma-Pipe International and Molekule Group’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Perma-Pipe International||$138.55 million||0.58||$6.06 million||$0.69||14.62|
|Molekule Group||$620,000.00||51.50||-$7.92 million||($0.28)||-7.36|
Perma-Pipe International has higher revenue and earnings than Molekule Group. Molekule Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Perma-Pipe International, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Perma-Pipe International and Molekule Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Perma-Pipe International beats Molekule Group on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Perma-Pipe International
Perma-Pipe International Holdings, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of specialty piping and leak detection systems. Its products include industrial and secondary containment piping systems for transporting chemicals, hazardous fluids and petroleum products, insulated and jacketed district heating and cooling piping systems for efficient energy distribution to multiple locations from central energy plants, and the coating and/or insulation of oil and gas gathering flow and long lines for oil or mineral transportation. The company was founded on October 12, 1993 and is headquartered in Spring, TX.
About Molekule Group
AeroClean Technologies is a pathogen elimination technology company. It creates solutions for hospitals, offices and many shared spaces as well as elevators, aircraft and more. AeroClean Technologies is based in NEW YORK.
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