Contrasting MIND Technology (NASDAQ:MIND) & Nextracker (NASDAQ:NXT)

Nextracker (NASDAQ:NXTGet Rating) and MIND Technology (NASDAQ:MINDGet Rating) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Nextracker and MIND Technology’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nextracker $1.46 billion 1.05 $50.91 million N/A N/A
MIND Technology $35.09 million 0.17 -$8.83 million ($0.91) -0.48

Nextracker has higher revenue and earnings than MIND Technology.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Nextracker and MIND Technology, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nextracker 0 3 13 0 2.81
MIND Technology 0 0 0 0 N/A

Nextracker presently has a consensus price target of $39.71, indicating a potential upside of 19.51%. Given Nextracker’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Nextracker is more favorable than MIND Technology.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

19.5% of MIND Technology shares are held by institutional investors. 9.7% of MIND Technology 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.


This table compares Nextracker and MIND Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nextracker N/A N/A N/A
MIND Technology -25.17% N/A -21.16%


Nextracker beats MIND Technology on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Nextracker

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Nextracker Inc. is a provider of intelligent, integrated solar tracker and software solutions used in utility-scale and distributed generation solar power plants. Nextracker Inc. is based in SAN JOSE, Calif.

About MIND Technology

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MIND Technology, Inc. engages in the provision of technology and solutions for exploration, survey and defense applications in oceanographic, hydrographic, defense, seismic and security industries. The firm’s Marine Technology products business consists of the design, manufacture, and sale of specialized marine seismic equipment, side scan sonar, water-side security systems, and the equipment sales activities of its Australian subsidiary, Seismic Asia Pacific Pty Ltd. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, TX.

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