Head to Head Analysis: Stem (NYSE:STEM) vs. Evans & Sutherland Computer (OTCMKTS:ESCC)

Evans & Sutherland Computer (OTCMKTS:ESCCGet Free Report) and Stem (NYSE:STEMGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.


This table compares Evans & Sutherland Computer and Stem’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Evans & Sutherland Computer N/A N/A N/A
Stem -30.70% -26.56% -9.48%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Evans & Sutherland Computer and Stem, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Evans & Sutherland Computer 0 0 0 0 N/A
Stem 1 9 7 0 2.35

Stem has a consensus price target of $9.33, indicating a potential upside of 188.25%. Given Stem’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Stem is more favorable than Evans & Sutherland Computer.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

64.4% of Stem shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.4% of Evans & Sutherland Computer shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.1% of Stem shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Evans & Sutherland Computer and Stem’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Evans & Sutherland Computer N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Stem $449.54 million 1.12 -$124.05 million ($1.27) -2.55

Evans & Sutherland Computer has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Stem.

About Evans & Sutherland Computer

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Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation produces and sells visual display systems used primarily in full-dome video projection applications, dome projection screens, and dome architectural treatments in the United States and internationally. The company's products include planetarium and dome theater systems consisting of proprietary hardware and software, and other visual display systems primarily used to project digital video on large curved surfaces. It also produces content for planetariums, schools, science centers, other educational institutions, and entertainment venues; and show content for its own library that it licenses to customers and for specific customer requirements for planetarium and dome theaters. In addition, the company manufactures and installs metal domes with customized optical coatings and acoustical properties that are used for planetarium and dome theaters, and other custom applications; and designs and supplies geometrically complex structures for customized architectural treatments. Evans & Sutherland Computer Corporation was founded in 1968 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

About Stem

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Stem, Inc. operates as a digitally connected and intelligent energy storage network provider in the United States and internationally. The company offers energy storage systems sourced from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). It also provides Athena, an artificial intelligence platform, which offers battery hardware and software-enabled services to operate the energy storage systems. In addition, the company offers system design and engineering services, supply chain management and procurement, energy storage value stream optimization, warranty and preventive maintenance plan management, operation and maintenance reporting, and program enrollment and incentive management services. It serves commercial and industrial enterprises, independent power producers, renewable project developers, and utilities and grid operators. The company was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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