Ecoark (NASDAQ:ZEST) and DXI Capital (OTCMKTS:DXIEF) Critical Analysis

Ecoark (NASDAQ:ZESTGet Rating) and DXI Capital (OTCMKTS:DXIEFGet Rating) are both small-cap multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Ecoark and DXI Capital, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ecoark 0 0 0 0 N/A
DXI Capital 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares Ecoark and DXI Capital’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ecoark -59.54% -99.24% -58.57%
DXI Capital N/A N/A -449.52%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

21.1% of Ecoark shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.4% of Ecoark shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Ecoark and DXI Capital’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Ecoark $25.58 million 2.44 -$9.93 million N/A N/A
DXI Capital $220,000.00 3.82 -$110,000.00 N/A N/A

DXI Capital has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Ecoark.

Volatility & Risk

Ecoark has a beta of 1.5, suggesting that its share price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DXI Capital has a beta of 175.28, suggesting that its share price is 17,428% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

DXI Capital beats Ecoark on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Ecoark

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BitNile Metaverse, Inc. is a holding company, which is engaged in the operations of oil and gas, financial services, and food freshness management solutions. It operates through the following segments: Financial Services, Technology & Commodities. The company was founded by Randy Scott May on November 19, 2007 and is headquartered in San Antonio, TX.

About DXI Capital

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DXI Capital Corp. has no active operations. The company was founded on March 29, 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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