Critical Analysis: Glucose Health (OTCMKTS:GLUC) & Upexi (NASDAQ:UPXI)

Glucose Health (OTCMKTS:GLUCGet Rating) and Upexi (NASDAQ:UPXIGet Rating) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, valuation, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Glucose Health and Upexi, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Glucose Health 0 0 0 0 N/A
Upexi 0 0 0 0 N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Glucose Health and Upexi’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Glucose Health $290,000.00 47.17 -$250,000.00 N/A N/A
Upexi $44.58 million 1.93 -$2.10 million N/A N/A

Glucose Health has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Upexi.

Profitability

This table compares Glucose Health and Upexi’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Glucose Health N/A N/A N/A
Upexi -4.71% -7.34% -5.60%

Risk & Volatility

Glucose Health has a beta of 3.09, suggesting that its share price is 209% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Upexi has a beta of 1.62, suggesting that its share price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.3% of Glucose Health shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.2% of Upexi shares are owned by institutional investors. 55.0% of Upexi shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Glucose Health beats Upexi on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Glucose Health

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Glucose Health, Inc. engages in the formulation, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of soluble fiber infused nutritional beverages. It offers soluble fiber infused powdered iced tea, and flavored drink mixes for pre-diabetic and diabetic persons under the GLUCODOWN brand in North America. The company was formerly known as Bio-Solutions Corp. and changed its name to Glucose Health, Inc. in November 2014. Glucose Health, Inc. was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Bentonville, Arkansas.

About Upexi

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Upexi, Inc. manufacture and sells various branded products in the health, wellness, pet, beauty, and other markets. The company was formerly known as Grove, Inc. and changed its name to Upexi, Inc. in August 2022. Upexi, Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Clearwater, Florida.

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