Creatd (NASDAQ:CRTD) and alpha-En (NASDAQ:ALPE) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.
This table compares Creatd and alpha-En’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
6.9% of Creatd shares are held by institutional investors. 16.1% of Creatd shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 57.7% of alpha-En shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Creatd and alpha-En’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Creatd||$1.21 million||34.61||-$24.21 million||N/A||N/A|
alpha-En has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Creatd.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Creatd and alpha-En, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Risk and Volatility
Creatd has a beta of 0.87, suggesting that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, alpha-En has a beta of 0.27, suggesting that its share price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500.
alpha-En beats Creatd on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
Creatd, Inc. empowers creators, brands, and entrepreneurs through its technology and partnership. The company’s proprietary technology platforms and complementary digital businesses include Vocal for Brands, Seller’s Choice, and the intellectual property inherent in Vocal’s owned and operated digital communities and future acquisitions. The company was founded by Jeremy Phillip Frommer and Rick Schwartz on December 30, 1999 and is headquartered in Fort Lee, NJ.
alpha-En Corp. engages in the manufacturing and sale of lithium metal. It focuses on the development of products and processes derived from its technology, including battery components and compounds of lithium. The company was founded by Jerome I. Feldman, Gene Feldman, and Suzette St. John Feldman in 1969 and is headquartered in Yongkers, NY.
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