Contrasting Zentek (ZTEK) & Its Competitors

Zentek (NASDAQ:ZTEKGet Rating) is one of 40 public companies in the “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Zentek to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, risk, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Zentek and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Zentek 0 0 0 0 N/A
Zentek Competitors 231 1044 1444 27 2.46

As a group, “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies have a potential upside of 46.78%. Given Zentek’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Zentek has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

48.7% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.9% of shares of all “Mining & quarrying of nonmetallic minerals, except fuels” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Zentek and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Zentek N/A -38.60% -35.82%
Zentek Competitors 4.32% -5.82% 4.77%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Zentek and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Zentek N/A -$2.93 million -21.88
Zentek Competitors $1.56 billion $94.87 million 28.61

Zentek’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Zentek. Zentek 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.

Volatility & Risk

Zentek has a beta of 0.71, meaning that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Zentek’s competitors have a beta of 1.88, meaning that their average stock price is 88% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Zentek competitors beat Zentek on 9 of the 9 factors compared.

Zentek Company Profile (Get Rating)

Zentek Ltd. engages in the research and development of graphene and related nanomaterials in Canada. It owns 100% interest in the Albany Graphite Project located in Northern Ontario, Canada. The company develops graphene-based antimicrobial coating; and surgical masks, HVAC filters, and personal protective equipment. It is also developing synthesize graphene, graphene oxide, and graphene quantum dots for applications of graphene. The company was formerly known as ZEN Graphene Solutions Ltd. and changed its name to Zentek Ltd. in October 2021. Zentek Ltd. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Thunder Bay, Canada.

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