Financial Analysis: PowerFleet (NASDAQ:PWFL) & Ealixir (OTCMKTS:EAXR)

PowerFleet (NASDAQ:PWFL) and Ealixir (OTCMKTS:EAXR) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares PowerFleet and Ealixir’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PowerFleet $81.92 million 2.92 -$10.96 million ($0.12) -64.00
Ealixir N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Ealixir has lower revenue, but higher earnings than PowerFleet.

Profitability

This table compares PowerFleet and Ealixir’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PowerFleet -8.99% -4.15% -1.54%
Ealixir N/A N/A N/A

Risk and Volatility

PowerFleet has a beta of 1.8, meaning that its stock price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ealixir has a beta of -3.96, meaning that its stock price is 496% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

51.2% of PowerFleet shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.5% of PowerFleet shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of Ealixir shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for PowerFleet and Ealixir, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PowerFleet 0 1 4 0 2.80
Ealixir 0 0 0 0 N/A

PowerFleet currently has a consensus price target of $9.10, indicating a potential upside of 18.49%. Given PowerFleet’s higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe PowerFleet is more favorable than Ealixir.

Summary

PowerFleet beats Ealixir on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About PowerFleet

PowerFleet, Inc. develops, markets, and sells wireless Internet-of-Things and machine-to-machine solutions in the United States, Israel, and internationally. The company offers industrial solutions, such as on-premise or in-facility asset and operator management, monitoring, and visibility for industrial trucks, such as forklifts and ground support equipment at airports. It also provides logistic solutions, including bumper-to-bumper asset management, monitoring, and visibility for heavy trucks, dry-van trailers, refrigerated trailers, shipping containers, etc., as well as associated cargos; and mobile-asset tracking and condition-monitoring solutions. In addition, the company offers vehicle solutions to enhance the vehicle fleet management process. Further, it provides hosting, maintenance, and support and consulting services; and Software as a Service covering system monitoring, help desk technical support, escalation procedure development, routine diagnostic data analysis, and software updates services. The company offers its product under the PowerFleet, Pointer and Cellocator brands. It sells its products to commercial and government sectors in automotive manufacturing, retail, food and grocery distribution, logistics, shipping, freight transportation, heavy industry, wholesale distribution, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, homeland security, and vehicle rental markets, as well as through indirect sales channels, such as original equipment manufacturers, vehicle importers, distributors, and industrial equipment dealers. The company was formerly known as I.D. Systems, Inc. PowerFleet, Inc. was incorporated in 1993 and is headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey.

About Ealixir

Ealixir, Inc. operates in the digital industry in Italy and internationally. The company enables its clients to control and edit information posted or available on the internet. It provides various services to individuals and businesses, including Ealixir Removal, which protects the reputation of clients on the worldwide web utilizing its technological platform; Ealixir Story that assists clients in writing customized information for uploading onto the web; NewsDelete, which filters harmful financial information and misinformation from social engines; and WebID that prepares detailed reports for individuals, brands, and companies understanding the health status of a digital entity. The company was founded in 2018 and is based in Milan, Italy.

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