ESS Tech (NYSE:GWH – Get Free Report) and Sunrise New Energy (NASDAQ:EPOW – Get Free Report) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares ESS Tech and Sunrise New Energy’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|ESS Tech||$3.41 million||68.96||-$77.97 million||($0.66)||-2.29|
|Sunrise New Energy||$38.13 million||1.20||-$22.40 million||N/A||N/A|
Sunrise New Energy has higher revenue and earnings than ESS Tech.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Sunrise New Energy||0||0||0||0||N/A|
ESS Tech presently has a consensus target price of $3.26, suggesting a potential upside of 115.89%. Given ESS Tech’s higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe ESS Tech is more favorable than Sunrise New Energy.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
44.2% of ESS Tech shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Sunrise New Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 6.9% of ESS Tech shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 42.5% of Sunrise New Energy shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility and Risk
ESS Tech has a beta of 2.13, indicating that its stock price is 113% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sunrise New Energy has a beta of 0.01, indicating that its stock price is 99% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares ESS Tech and Sunrise New Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Sunrise New Energy||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Sunrise New Energy beats ESS Tech on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About ESS Tech
ESS Tech, Inc., an energy storage company, designs and produces iron flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications worldwide. It offers energy storage products, which include Energy Warehouse, a behind-the-meter solution; and Energy Center, a front-of-the-meter solution. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Wilsonville, Oregon.
About Sunrise New Energy
Sunrise New Energy Co., Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of graphite anode material for EVs and other lithium-ion batteries. The company also operates a peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and enterprise service platform business. In addition, it offers education consulting, training, tailored, information technology, business incubation, enterprise information technology integration, health, and agricultural technology services, as well as cultural and artistic exchanges and planning, and conference services. The company was formerly known as Global Internet of People, Inc. Sunrise New Energy Co., Ltd. was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Zibo, the People's Republic of China.
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