Analyzing NeoVolta (NASDAQ:NEOV) and Microvast (NASDAQ:MVST)

Microvast (NASDAQ:MVSTGet Free Report) and NeoVolta (NASDAQ:NEOVGet Free Report) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Microvast and NeoVolta’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Microvast $306.62 million 0.39 -$106.34 million ($0.32) -1.17
NeoVolta $3.46 million 21.90 -$2.64 million ($0.06) -38.00

NeoVolta has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Microvast. NeoVolta is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Microvast, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Microvast has a beta of 1.71, meaning that its share price is 71% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NeoVolta has a beta of -2.06, meaning that its share price is 306% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Microvast and NeoVolta, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Microvast 0 1 3 0 2.75
NeoVolta 0 0 0 0 N/A

Microvast presently has a consensus target price of $4.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1,103.85%. Given Microvast’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Microvast is more favorable than NeoVolta.

Profitability

This table compares Microvast and NeoVolta’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Microvast -29.79% -18.01% -9.80%
NeoVolta -68.01% -32.41% -32.25%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

20.7% of Microvast shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 5.1% of NeoVolta shares are held by institutional investors. 31.3% of Microvast shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 15.0% of NeoVolta shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Microvast beats NeoVolta on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Microvast

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Microvast Holdings, Inc. provides battery technologies for electric vehicles and energy storage solutions. The company offers a range of cell chemistries, such as lithium titanate oxide, lithium iron phosphate, and nickel manganese cobalt version 1 and 2. It also designs, develops, and manufactures battery components, such as cathode, anode, electrolyte, and separator. In addition, the company offers battery solutions for commercial vehicles and energy storage systems. Its commercial vehicle markets cover buses, trains, mining trucks, marine and port vehicles, and automated guided and specialty vehicles, as well as light, medium, heavy-duty trucks. It operates China, rest of the Asia Pacific, Europe, and the United States. Microvast Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Stafford, Texas.

About NeoVolta

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NeoVolta Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells energy storage systems in the United States. It provides NV14, NV14-K, and NV 24 energy storage systems, which stores and uses energy through batteries and an inverter at residential or commercial sites. The company markets and sells its products directly to certified solar installers and solar equipment distributors. NeoVolta Inc. was formed in 2018 and is headquartered in Poway, California.

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