Contrasting Dragonfly Energy (NASDAQ:DFLI) and Energy Vault (NYSE:NRGV)

Dragonfly Energy (NASDAQ:DFLIGet Rating) and Energy Vault (NYSE:NRGVGet Rating) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, earnings and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

36.4% of Energy Vault shares are held by institutional investors. 20.0% of Dragonfly Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 26.8% of Energy Vault shares are held by company 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.

Risk & Volatility

Dragonfly Energy has a beta of -0.64, meaning that its stock price is 164% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Energy Vault has a beta of -0.37, meaning that its stock price is 137% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Dragonfly Energy and Energy Vault’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Dragonfly Energy N/A N/A $1.91 million N/A N/A
Energy Vault N/A N/A -$3.34 million N/A N/A

Profitability

This table compares Dragonfly Energy and Energy Vault’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dragonfly Energy N/A -673.40% -1.98%
Energy Vault N/A -8.98% -6.00%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Dragonfly Energy and Energy Vault, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dragonfly Energy 0 0 3 0 3.00
Energy Vault 1 0 4 0 2.60

Dragonfly Energy currently has a consensus price target of $14.00, indicating a potential upside of 55.38%. Energy Vault has a consensus price target of $10.33, indicating a potential upside of 155.78%. Given Energy Vault’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Energy Vault is more favorable than Dragonfly Energy.

Summary

Energy Vault beats Dragonfly Energy on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Dragonfly Energy

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Dragonfly Energy Holdings Corp. manufactures and supplies deep cycle lithium-ion batteries for RVs, marine vessels, off-grid installations, and other storage applications. It also focuses on delivering an energy storage solution to enable a sustainable and reliable smart grid through the deployment of its solid-state cell technology. The company is headquartered in Reno, Nevada.

About Energy Vault

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Energy Vault Holdings, Inc. develops and sells energy storage solutions. The company offers gravity-based storage systems, including EVx Platform, a scalable, modular product line starting from 40-megawatt hour to multi-gigawatt hours to address grid resiliency needs in shorter durations; Energy Vault Resiliency Center, a scalable, gigawatt hour scale product line designed to address grid resiliency needs to manage energy disruptive climate events; and Energy Vault solutions. Its solutions allow utilities, independent power producers, and large energy users to manage their power portfolios and efficiently dispatch power. Energy Vault Holdings, Inc. is based in Westlake Village, California.

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