Reviewing Transphorm (OTCMKTS:TGAN) & Nanoco Group (OTCMKTS:NNOCF)

Transphorm (OTCMKTS:TGANGet Free Report) and Nanoco Group (OTCMKTS:NNOCFGet Free Report) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.


This table compares Transphorm and Nanoco Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Transphorm -189.65% -114.30% -65.96%
Nanoco Group N/A N/A N/A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

62.0% of Transphorm shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.5% of Transphorm shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Transphorm and Nanoco Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Transphorm $17.24 million 8.77 -$30.60 million ($0.65) -3.75
Nanoco Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Nanoco Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Transphorm.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Transphorm and Nanoco Group, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Transphorm 0 1 1 0 2.50
Nanoco Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Transphorm currently has a consensus target price of $5.75, suggesting a potential upside of 135.66%. Given Transphorm’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Transphorm is more favorable than Nanoco Group.


Transphorm beats Nanoco Group on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Transphorm

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Transphorm, Inc., a semiconductor company, develops, manufactures, and sells gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor components for high voltage power conversion applications in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the United States, Japan, South Korea, India, and Europe. The company's products include GaN field effect transistors in various packages. Its GaN devices allows customers to design power systems creating functional value in various end products, including smartphone power adapters/fast-chargers, power supplies for datacenter servers/communication, industrial power converters, chargers/converters/inverters for electric vehicles, and other applications. The company offers its products through regional distributors and sales representatives. Transphorm, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Goleta, California.

About Nanoco Group

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Nanoco Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, development, manufacture, and licensing of novel nanomaterials for use in various commercial applications. The company offers CFQD quantum dots consisting of fluorescent semiconductor nanoparticles for OLED and ┬ÁLED colour conversion, QD-EL, and security tagging applications; HEATWAVE quantum dots to use in the sensor industry; and VIVODOTS nanoparticles for medical and veterinary applications. It has operations in the United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, Holland, France, Taiwan, Canada, Saudi Arabia, and the United States. The company was formerly known as Evolutec Group plc and changed its name to Nanoco Group plc in April 2009. Nanoco Group plc was founded in 2001 and is based in Runcorn, the United Kingdom.

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