Head-To-Head Comparison: Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUN) and Evercel (OTCMKTS:EVRC)

Sunrun (NASDAQ:RUNGet Rating) and Evercel (OTCMKTS:EVRCGet Rating) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Sunrun and Evercel, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sunrun 0 0 17 0 3.00
Evercel 0 0 0 0 N/A

Sunrun presently has a consensus price target of $62.87, indicating a potential upside of 152.88%. Given Sunrun’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Sunrun is more favorable than Evercel.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

98.0% of Sunrun shares are owned by institutional investors. 4.4% of Sunrun shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Sunrun and Evercel’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sunrun -4.93% -0.70% -0.31%
Evercel N/A N/A N/A

Volatility & Risk

Sunrun has a beta of 2.1, indicating that its share price is 110% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Evercel has a beta of 0.31, indicating that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Sunrun and Evercel’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Sunrun $1.61 billion 3.22 -$79.42 million ($0.40) -62.15
Evercel $45.08 million 1.10 $1.12 million N/A N/A

Evercel has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Sunrun.

Summary

Sunrun beats Evercel on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sunrun Company Profile (Get Rating)

Sunrun Inc. engages in the design, development, installation, sale, ownership, and maintenance of residential solar energy systems in the United States. It also sells solar energy systems and products, such as panels and racking; and solar leads generated to customers. In addition, the company offers battery storage along with solar energy systems. Its primary customers are residential homeowners. The company markets and sells its products through direct-to-consumer approach across online, retail, mass media, digital media, canvassing, field marketing, and referral channels, as well as its partner network. Sunrun Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Evercel Company Profile (Get Rating)

Evercel, Inc., through its interest in Printronix Holding Corporation, designs and manufactures printers and related consumables for various industrial printing applications worldwide. The company provides multi-technology supply chain printing solutions for various industries, including manufacturing, transportation and logistics, retail distribution, food and beverages distribution, and pharmaceutical distribution. Its line matrix printers are used in various applications, such as labeling and inventory management, build sheets, invoicing, manifests and bills of lading, and reporting. The company offers its products directly to end-users, as well as through channel partners, such as dealers and distributors. Evercel, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Miami, Florida.

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