Contrasting Electriq Power (NYSE:ELIQ) and Flux Power (NASDAQ:FLUX)

Electriq Power (NYSE:ELIQGet Free Report) and Flux Power (NASDAQ:FLUXGet Free Report) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Electriq Power has a beta of -0.27, suggesting that its stock price is 127% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Flux Power has a beta of 1.35, suggesting that its stock price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Electriq Power and Flux Power’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Electriq Power N/A N/A $10.44 million N/A N/A
Flux Power $66.34 million 1.10 -$6.74 million ($0.36) -12.31

Electriq Power has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Flux Power.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Electriq Power and Flux Power, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Electriq Power 0 0 0 0 N/A
Flux Power 0 0 4 0 3.00

Flux Power has a consensus price target of $9.50, indicating a potential upside of 114.45%. Given Flux Power’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Flux Power is more favorable than Electriq Power.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

7.6% of Electriq Power shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 38.0% of Flux Power shares are held by institutional investors. 38.4% of Electriq Power shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 28.7% of Flux Power shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Electriq Power and Flux Power’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Electriq Power N/A -4.65% -12.52%
Flux Power -9.07% -67.70% -15.85%

About Electriq Power

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Electriq Power Holdings, Inc. provides turnkey intelligent energy storage and management solutions for homes and small businesses. The company offers PowerPod2, a smart home battery backup system. Its solutions enable cities, municipalities, and utilities to provide constituents with a path to sustainable and resilient sources of energy. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in West Palm Beach, Florida.

About Flux Power

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Flux Power Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary Flux Power, Inc., designs, develops, manufactures, and sells lithium-ion energy storage solutions for lift trucks, airport ground support equipment, and other industrial and commercial applications in the North America. It offers battery management system (BMS) that provides cell balancing, charging, discharging, monitoring, and communication between the pack and the forklift. The company also provides 24-volt onboard chargers for its Class 3 Walkie pallet packs; and smart wall mounted chargers to interface with its BMS. It sells its products directly to small companies and end-users, as well as through original equipment manufacturers, lift equipment dealers, and battery distributors. The company is headquartered in Vista, California.

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