Head to Head Comparison: Shineco (NASDAQ:SISI) and Alico (NASDAQ:ALCO)

Shineco (NASDAQ:SISIGet Rating) and Alico (NASDAQ:ALCOGet Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Shineco $3.02 million 6.53 -$31.44 million N/A N/A
Alico $108.56 million 2.83 $34.86 million $7.56 5.38

Alico has higher revenue and earnings than Shineco.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Shineco and Alico, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Shineco 0 0 0 0 N/A
Alico 0 0 1 0 3.00

Alico has a consensus price target of $44.00, suggesting a potential upside of 8.19%. Given Alico’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Alico is more favorable than Shineco.

Volatility & Risk

Shineco has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Alico has a beta of 0.52, suggesting that its stock price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Shineco and Alico’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Shineco -1,163.61% -68.33% -40.62%
Alico 54.86% 0.01% 0.01%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

1.4% of Shineco shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.7% of Alico shares are held by institutional investors. 13.4% of Shineco shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.9% of Alico shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Alico beats Shineco on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Shineco Company Profile (Get Rating)

Shineco, Inc. engages in processing and distributing specialized fabrics, textiles, and other byproducts derived from an indigenous Chinese plant Apocynum Venetum in the People's Republic of China. The company's specialized fabrics, textiles, and other byproducts are specialized textile and health supplement products to incorporate traditional Eastern medicines with various scientific methods. It also grows and cultivates yew trees, fast-growing bamboo willows, and scenic greening trees; and provides logistic services for agricultural products. The company is headquartered in Beijing, the People's Republic of China.

Alico Company Profile (Get Rating)

Alico, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an agribusiness and land management company in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Alico Citrus, and Land Management and Other Operations. The Alico Citrus segment cultivates citrus trees to produce citrus for delivery to the processed and fresh citrus markets. The Land Management and Other Operations segment owns and manages land in Collier, Glades, and Hendry Counties; and leasing of land for recreational and grazing purposes, conservation, and mining activities. As of September 30, 2021, it had 83,000 acres of land situated in eight counties in Florida, which include the Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, and Polk. The company was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida.

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