Midwest Energy Emissions (OTCMKTS:MEEC – Get Rating) is one of 28 public companies in the “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Midwest Energy Emissions to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.
This table compares Midwest Energy Emissions and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Midwest Energy Emissions||-32.74%||N/A||-53.63%|
|Midwest Energy Emissions Competitors||-3,288.70%||4.83%||1.80%|
Midwest Energy Emissions has a beta of 1.18, meaning that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Midwest Energy Emissions’ peers have a beta of 1.03, meaning 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 peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Midwest Energy Emissions||$13.01 million||-$3.63 million||-5.25|
|Midwest Energy Emissions Competitors||$2.66 billion||$435.24 million||11.28|
Midwest Energy Emissions’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Midwest Energy Emissions. Midwest Energy Emissions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
61.0% of shares of all “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 29.4% of Midwest Energy Emissions shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 16.1% of shares of all “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies 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.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Midwest Energy Emissions and its peers, 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||689||953||28||2.47|
As a group, “Measuring & controlling devices, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 24.18%. Given Midwest Energy Emissions’ peers higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Midwest Energy Emissions has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Midwest Energy Emissions peers beat Midwest Energy Emissions on 7 of the 10 factors compared.
About Midwest Energy Emissions (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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