Maris-Tech (NASDAQ:MTEK) and PowerFleet (NASDAQ:PWFL) Head to Head Contrast

PowerFleet (NASDAQ:PWFLGet Rating) and Maris-Tech (NASDAQ:MTEKGet Rating) are both small-cap transportation companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for PowerFleet and Maris-Tech, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PowerFleet 0 0 1 0 3.00
Maris-Tech 0 0 0 0 N/A

PowerFleet presently has a consensus target price of $8.33, suggesting a potential upside of 181.53%. Given PowerFleet’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe PowerFleet is more favorable than Maris-Tech.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PowerFleet and Maris-Tech’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PowerFleet $126.21 million 0.84 -$13.29 million ($0.53) -5.58
Maris-Tech N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Maris-Tech has lower revenue, but higher earnings than PowerFleet.

Profitability

This table compares PowerFleet and Maris-Tech’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PowerFleet -10.53% -13.41% -5.76%
Maris-Tech N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

64.8% of PowerFleet shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.2% of PowerFleet shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

PowerFleet beats Maris-Tech on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About PowerFleet (Get Rating)

PowerFleet, Inc. provides wireless Internet-of-Things asset management solutions in the United States, Israel, and internationally. The company offers real-time intelligence for organizations to capture IoT data from various types of assets with devices and sensors to increase efficiencies, and improve safety and security, as well as increase their profitability in easy-to-understand reports, dashboards, and real-time alerts; and application programming interfaces for additional integrations and development to boost other enterprise management systems and third-party applications. It also provides hosting, maintenance, and support and consulting services; and Software as a Service, including system monitoring, help desk technical support, escalation procedure development, routine diagnostic data analysis, and software updates services. The company offers its products under the PowerFleet, Pointer, and Cellocator brands. It sells its products to commercial and government sectors in manufacturing, automotive manufacturing, wholesale and retail, food and grocery distribution, pharmaceutical and medical distribution, construction, mining, utilities, heavy industry, aerospace and defense, homeland security, and vehicle rental, logistics, shipping, and freight transportation 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 Maris-Tech (Get Rating)

Maris-Tech Ltd. designs and manufactures digital video and audio hardware and software solutions for the military and IoT markets worldwide. The company offers intelligent video surveillance solutions, modular video encoding/decoding platform, ultra-low latency streaming solutions, dual-channel low power encoder systems, multi-channel encoding streaming and recording platform, miniature recording and streaming platforms, and video encoding and decoding platform. Its products are used in unmanned vehicle and drone, space, homeland security, defense, and commercial industrial markets and applications. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Ness Ziona, Israel.

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