Critical Review: Alimco Financial (OTCMKTS:ALMC) & Kopin (NASDAQ:KOPN)

Kopin (NASDAQ:KOPN) and Alimco Financial (OTCMKTS:ALMC) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Kopin and Alimco Financial, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Kopin 0 0 2 0 3.00
Alimco Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A

Kopin currently has a consensus target price of $3.00, indicating a potential downside of 72.07%. Given Kopin’s higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Kopin is more favorable than Alimco Financial.

Risk & Volatility

Kopin has a beta of 2.45, meaning that its stock price is 145% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alimco Financial has a beta of 0.05, meaning that its stock price is 95% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Kopin and Alimco Financial’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Kopin -37.11% -51.37% -33.08%
Alimco Financial N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Kopin and Alimco Financial’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Kopin $29.52 million 30.94 -$29.51 million ($0.37) -29.03
Alimco Financial N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Alimco Financial has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Kopin.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

18.8% of Kopin shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.9% of Kopin shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 35.1% of Alimco Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Kopin beats Alimco Financial on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Kopin Company Profile

Kopin Corporation invents, develops, manufactures, and sells components, subassemblies, head-worn, and hand-held systems in the United States, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and internationally. It offers miniature active-matrix liquid crystal displays, liquid crystal on silicon displays/spatial light modulators, organic light emitting diode displays, application specific integrated circuits, backlights, and optical lenses; and headset systems. The company's products are used in soldier, avionic, and military armored vehicle applications; 3D optical inspection systems; industrial, public safety, and consumer augmented and virtual reality wearable headsets; and training and simulation military applications. Kopin Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts.

Alimco Financial Company Profile

Alimco Financial Corporation focuses on business financing solutions. The company was formerly known as Alliance Semiconductor Corporation and changed its name to Alimco Financial Corporation in 2017. Alimco Financial Corporation was founded in 1985 and is based in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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