IperionX (NASDAQ:IPX – Get Rating) and Uranium Energy (NYSE:UEC – Get Rating) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares IperionX and Uranium Energy’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Uranium Energy||$23.16 million||59.88||$5.24 million||$0.02||187.59|
Uranium Energy has higher revenue and earnings than IperionX.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
IperionX currently has a consensus price target of $16.50, suggesting a potential upside of 159.84%. Given IperionX’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe IperionX is more favorable than Uranium Energy.
This table compares IperionX and Uranium Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of IperionX shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.4% of Uranium Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 3.7% of Uranium Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Uranium Energy beats IperionX on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
IperionX’s mission is to be the leading developer of low carbon, sustainable, critical material supply chains focused on advanced industries including space, aerospace, electric vehicles and 3D printing. IperionX’s breakthrough titanium technologies have demonstrated the potential to produce titanium products that are sustainable, 100% recyclable, have low carbon intensity and to do so at product qualities that meet or exceed current industry standards. The Company also holds a 100% interest in the Titan Project, covering approximately 11,100 acres of titanium, rare earth minerals, high grade silica sand and zircon rich mineral sands properties in Tennessee.
About Uranium Energy
Uranium Energy Corp. engages in the provision of uranium mining and related activities. It includes the exploration, pre-extraction, extraction, and processing of uranium and titanium concentrates. It operates through the following geographical segments: United States, Canada, and Paraguay. The company was founded by Alan P. Lindsay and Amir Adnani on May 16, 2003 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
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