Pledge Petroleum (OTCMKTS:PROP) and Wave Sync (OTCMKTS:WAYS) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Pledge Petroleum and Wave Sync’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Wave Sync||$90,000.00||13.18||-$5.61 million||N/A||N/A|
Pledge Petroleum has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Wave Sync.
This table compares Pledge Petroleum and Wave Sync’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
This is a summary of recent ratings for Pledge Petroleum and Wave Sync, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Risk & Volatility
Pledge Petroleum has a beta of -22.34, meaning that its share price is 2,334% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Wave Sync has a beta of -1.03, meaning that its share price is 203% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.0% of Pledge Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. 42.5% of Wave Sync shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Wave Sync beats Pledge Petroleum on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Pledge Petroleum
Pledge Petroleum Corp. does not have significant operations. Previously, it focused on the acquisition of producing oil fields. The company was formerly known as Propell Technologies Group, Inc. and changed its name to Pledge Petroleum Corp. in February 2017. Pledge Petroleum Corp. is based in Houston, Texas.
About Wave Sync
Wave Sync Corp., a development stage company, engages in the design, development, and proliferation of next generation debit and credit cards for financial institutions in the United States. The company offers its products by employing secured encryption transmitted through audio wave technology. It also supplies and sells electronic inlays embedded with audio chips and other modules to card manufacturers. The company is based in Randolph, New Jersey.
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