Head to Head Survey: Midwest Energy Emissions (MEEC) vs. Its Peers

Midwest Energy Emissions (OTCMKTS:MEECGet Rating) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Midwest Energy Emissions to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Midwest Energy Emissions and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Midwest Energy Emissions 0 0 0 0 N/A
Midwest Energy Emissions Competitors 154 684 949 28 2.47

As a group, “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 29.25%. Given Midwest Energy Emissions’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Midwest Energy Emissions has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

61.0% of shares of all “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 29.4% of Midwest Energy Emissions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 16.1% of shares of all “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Midwest Energy Emissions and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Midwest Energy Emissions -27.92% N/A -46.82%
Midwest Energy Emissions Competitors -3,288.15% 5.20% 2.16%

Risk and Volatility

Midwest Energy Emissions has a beta of 1.18, indicating that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Midwest Energy Emissions’ competitors have a beta of 1.03, indicating that their average share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Midwest Energy Emissions and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Midwest Energy Emissions $13.01 million -$3.63 million -6.25
Midwest Energy Emissions Competitors $2.66 billion $435.24 million 9.77

Midwest Energy Emissions’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Midwest Energy Emissions. Midwest Energy Emissions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Midwest Energy Emissions competitors beat Midwest Energy Emissions on 6 of the 9 factors compared.

Midwest Energy Emissions Company Profile (Get Rating)

Midwest Energy Emissions Corp., an environmental services and technology company, engages in developing and delivering solutions to the power industry worldwide. It provides mercury capture solutions. Its Sorbent Enhancement Additive (SEA) technology provides total mercury control, providing solutions that are based on a thorough scientific understanding of actual and probable interactions involved in mercury capture in coal-fired flue gas. The company was incorporated in 1983 and is headquartered in Corsicana, Texas.

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