Reviewing Bitcoin Group (OTCMKTS:BTGGF) and Zymergen (NASDAQ:ZY)

Zymergen (NASDAQ:ZYGet Rating) and Bitcoin Group (OTCMKTS:BTGGFGet Rating) are both basic materials companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, profitability and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Zymergen and Bitcoin Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Zymergen 3 5 0 0 1.63
Bitcoin Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Zymergen currently has a consensus price target of $6.75, indicating a potential upside of 237.50%. Given Zymergen’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Zymergen is more favorable than Bitcoin Group.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Zymergen and Bitcoin Group’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Zymergen $16.74 million 12.32 -$361.79 million ($3.72) -0.54
Bitcoin Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Bitcoin Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Zymergen.

Volatility and Risk

Zymergen has a beta of 0.03, indicating that its share price is 97% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bitcoin Group has a beta of 0.26, indicating that its share price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

68.4% of Zymergen shares are owned by institutional investors. 11.7% of Zymergen shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Zymergen and Bitcoin Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Zymergen -1,962.56% -72.62% -52.39%
Bitcoin Group N/A N/A N/A

About Zymergen

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Zymergen Inc. design, develop, and commercialize microbes, molecules, and materials. It offers an automation solution comprising reconfigurable automation carts, a modular hardware building blocks that allow for assembly of work cells customized for the particular needs of a lab; and automation control software, a cloud-based software used to control integrated automation systems. It serves electronics, packaging, healthcare, agriculture, and other industries. Zymergen Inc. was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Emeryville, California.

About Bitcoin Group

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Bitcoin Group SE, a private equity and consulting company, engages in the cryptocurrency and blockchain businesses worldwide. The company operates a trading platform for the digital currency bitcoin under the Bitcoin.de. It also provides financial services. The company was founded in 2008 and is based in Herford, Germany. Bitcoin Group SE is a subsidiary of Priority AG.

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