ADM Tronics Unlimited (OTCMKTS:ADMT) and Precision Optics (OTCMKTS:PEYE) Head to Head Review

ADM Tronics Unlimited (OTCMKTS:ADMTGet Rating) and Precision Optics (OTCMKTS:PEYEGet Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

8.5% of Precision Optics shares are owned by institutional investors. 73.0% of ADM Tronics Unlimited shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 22.7% of Precision Optics 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.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ADM Tronics Unlimited and Precision Optics’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ADM Tronics Unlimited $3.09 million 2.13 -$600,000.00 ($0.01) -9.74
Precision Optics $10.68 million 3.25 -$100,000.00 ($0.06) -34.16

Precision Optics has higher revenue and earnings than ADM Tronics Unlimited. Precision Optics is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ADM Tronics Unlimited, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for ADM Tronics Unlimited and Precision Optics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ADM Tronics Unlimited 0 0 0 0 N/A
Precision Optics 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares ADM Tronics Unlimited and Precision Optics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ADM Tronics Unlimited -16.20% -18.94% -10.37%
Precision Optics -8.58% -19.38% -10.77%

Volatility & Risk

ADM Tronics Unlimited has a beta of 0.02, indicating that its stock price is 98% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Precision Optics has a beta of 0.6, indicating that its stock price is 40% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Precision Optics beats ADM Tronics Unlimited on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About ADM Tronics Unlimited (Get Rating)

ADM Tronics Unlimited, Inc., together with its subsidiary, develops, manufactures, and sells electronics for non-invasive medical and other applications in the United States, Australia, Asia, and Europe. It operates through Electronic, Chemicals, and Engineering segments. The company offers proprietary devices for use in diagnostics and therapeutics of humans and animals; and electronic controllers for spas and hot tubs. It also provides water-based primers and adhesives; water-based coatings and resins; water-based chemical additives; and anti-static conductive paints, coatings, and other products. In addition, the company offers water-based, adhesive and related topical formulations for use in maxillofacial prosthetic medical applications; and for professional makeup applications primarily for film, TV, and theatrical productions. Further, it provides research, development, regulatory, and engineering services for the design, development, and manufacturing of medical devices, electronics, and other technologies and products. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Northvale, New Jersey.

About Precision Optics (Get Rating)

Precision Optics Corporation, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells specialized optical and illumination systems and related components primarily in the United States and the European Economic Area. The company offers medical instrumentation products, including endoscopes and endocouplers, as well as other custom imaging and illumination products, such as Microprecision lenses and micro medical cameras, and 3D endoscopes for use in minimally invasive surgical procedures by hospitals and physicians. It also provides components and assemblies, which are designed for industrial and military use. The company markets its products to original equipment manufacturers through medical device companies. Precision Optics Corporation, Inc. was incorporated in 1982 and is based in Gardner, Massachusetts.

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