Sigma Additive Solutions (NASDAQ:SASI – Get Rating) and Oil-Dri Co. of America (NYSE:ODC – Get Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
10.7% of Sigma Additive Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.4% of Oil-Dri Co. of America shares are held by institutional investors. 8.7% of Sigma Additive Solutions shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of Oil-Dri Co. of America shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Sigma Additive Solutions and Oil-Dri Co. of America’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Sigma Additive Solutions||$1.65 million||6.24||-$7.39 million||($0.90)||-1.09|
|Oil-Dri Co. of America||$304.98 million||0.63||$11.11 million||$0.12||221.50|
This table compares Sigma Additive Solutions and Oil-Dri Co. of America’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Sigma Additive Solutions||-698.21%||-78.76%||-73.53%|
|Oil-Dri Co. of America||0.32%||4.38%||2.86%|
This is a summary of recent recommendations for Sigma Additive Solutions and Oil-Dri Co. of America, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Sigma Additive Solutions||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Oil-Dri Co. of America||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Volatility and Risk
Sigma Additive Solutions has a beta of 1.26, indicating that its share price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oil-Dri Co. of America has a beta of 0.33, indicating that its share price is 67% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Oil-Dri Co. of America beats Sigma Additive Solutions on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Sigma Additive Solutions
Sigma Additive Solutions, Inc., a software company, provides in-process quality assurance software to the additive manufacturing industry. It offers PrintRite3D, an integrated hardware and software edge computing platform that combines inspection, feedback, data collection, and critical analysis. The company also provides PrintRite3D Direct Energy Deposition for metal parts and PrintRite3D Selective Laser Sintering, for polymer materials. It serves aerospace, defense, oil and gas, bio-medical, and power generation industries. The company was formerly known as Sigma Labs, Inc. and changed its name to Sigma Additive Solutions, Inc. in August 2022. Sigma Additive Solutions, Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
About Oil-Dri Co. of America
Oil-Dri Corporation of America, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets sorbent products in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Retail and Wholesale Products Group; and Business to Business Products Group. The company provides agricultural and horticultural products, including mineral-based absorbent products that serve as chemical carriers, drying agents, and growing media under the Agsorb, Verge, and Flo-Fre brand names. It also offers animal health and nutrition products for the livestock industry under the Amlan, Calibrin, Varium, Neoprime, MD-09, and Pel-Unite and Pel-Unite Plus brand names; and bleaching clay and purification aid products for bleaching, purification, and filtration applications under the Pure-Flo, Perform, Select, and Ultra-Clear brand names. In addition, the company provides cat litter products, such as scoopable and non-clumping litters under the Cat's Pride and Jonny Cat brand names; industrial and automotive sorbent products from clay, polypropylene, and recycled materials that absorb oil, acid, paint, ink, water, and other liquids under the Oil-Dri brand name; and sports products for use on baseball, softball, football, and soccer fields under the Pro's Choice brand name. Its customers include mass merchandisers, wholesale clubs, drugstore chains, pet specialty retail outlets, dollar stores, retail grocery stores, distributors of industrial cleanup and automotive products, environmental service companies, and sports field product and sports turf material users; processors and refiners of edible oils, petroleum-based oils, and biodiesel fuel; manufacturers of animal feed and agricultural chemicals; distributors of animal health and nutrition products; and marketers of consumer products. Oil-Dri Corporation of America was founded in 1941 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.
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