Critical Contrast: Soligen Technologies (OTCMKTS:SGTN) versus Broadwind (NASDAQ:BWEN)

Broadwind (NASDAQ:BWEN) and Soligen Technologies (OTCMKTS:SGTN) are both industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Broadwind and Soligen Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Broadwind 0 0 4 0 3.00
Soligen Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A

Broadwind presently has a consensus target price of $5.33, suggesting a potential upside of 14.20%. Given Broadwind’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Broadwind is more favorable than Soligen Technologies.

Profitability

This table compares Broadwind and Soligen Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Broadwind -0.52% -0.77% -0.25%
Soligen Technologies N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Broadwind and Soligen Technologies’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Broadwind $178.22 million 0.44 -$4.52 million ($0.23) -20.30
Soligen Technologies N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Soligen Technologies has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Broadwind.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

38.8% of Broadwind shares are held by institutional investors. 8.4% of Broadwind shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 42.9% of Soligen Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Broadwind has a beta of 1.51, suggesting that its share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Soligen Technologies has a beta of 2.2, suggesting that its share price is 120% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Soligen Technologies beats Broadwind on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Broadwind Company Profile

Broadwind, Inc. provides products to the energy, mining, and infrastructure sector customers primarily in the United States. It operates through three segments: Heavy Fabrications, Gearing, and Industrial Solutions. The Heavy Fabrications segment provides fabrications to various industrial markets; and steel towers and adapters primarily to wind turbine manufacturers. The Gearing segment offers gearing, and gearboxes and systems for onshore and offshore oil and gas fracking and drilling, surface and underground mining, wind energy, steel, material handling, and other infrastructure markets. The Industrial Solutions segment provides supply chain solutions, inventory management, and kitting and assembly services to natural gas turbine market. The company sells its products through its direct sales force and independent sales agents. The company was formerly known as Broadwind Energy, Inc. and changed its name to Broadwind, Inc. in May 2020. Broadwind, Inc. is headquartered in Cicero, Illinois.

Soligen Technologies Company Profile

Soligen Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiary, manufactures cast metal parts for automotive companies in the United States. The company offers engine blocks, cylinder heads, manifolds, and other metal parts involved in building and testing prototype automotive and aerospace engines. The company manufactures ceramic casting molds including functional engine blocks and golf club heads. The company was incorporated in 1988 and is based in Van Nuys, California.

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