Reviewing Palladyne AI (PDYN) & Its Peers

Palladyne AI (NASDAQ:PDYNGet Free Report) is one of 25 publicly-traded companies in the “General industrial machinery,” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Palladyne AI to related businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.


This table compares Palladyne AI and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Palladyne AI -1,390.02% -74.87% -57.30%
Palladyne AI Competitors -284.56% -485.82% -30.04%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Palladyne AI and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Palladyne AI 0 0 0 0 N/A
Palladyne AI Competitors 95 276 383 8 2.40

As a group, “General industrial machinery,” companies have a potential upside of 27.98%. Given Palladyne AI’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Palladyne AI has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Volatility & Risk

Palladyne AI has a beta of 3.42, suggesting that its share price is 242% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Palladyne AI’s competitors have a beta of 1.24, suggesting that their average share price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Palladyne AI and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Palladyne AI $7.29 million -$115.59 million -0.41
Palladyne AI Competitors $1.13 billion -$10.65 million -22.81

Palladyne AI’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Palladyne AI. Palladyne AI is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

26.0% of Palladyne AI shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.1% of shares of all “General industrial machinery,” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.0% of Palladyne AI shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.2% of shares of all “General industrial machinery,” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


Palladyne AI competitors beat Palladyne AI on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

Palladyne AI Company Profile

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Palladyne AI Corp., a software company, focuses on delivering software that enhances the utility and functionality of third-party stationary and mobile robotic systems in the United States. Its Artificial Intelligence (AI)/ Machine Learning (ML) software platform enables robots to observe, learn, reason, and act in structured and unstructured environments. The company's software platform enables robotic systems to perceive their environment and quickly adapt to changing circumstances by generalizing from their experience using dynamic real-time operations without extensive programming and with minimal robot training. It serves customers from various industries, such as industrial manufacturing, warehousing and logistics, defense, infrastructure maintenance and repair, energy, aerospace and aviation, and others. The company was formerly known as Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation and changed its name to Palladyne AI Corp. in March 2024. Palladyne AI Corp. was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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