Financial analysis: Algonquin Power & Utilities (NYSE: AQN) and Aqua Power Systems (OTCMKTS: APSI)

Aqua Power Systems (OTCMKTS:APSI – Get Rating) and Algonquin Power & Utilities (NYSE:AQN – Get Rating) are both oil/energy companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Aqua Power Systems and Algonquin Power & Utilities, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Aqua Power Systems 0 0 0 0 N / A
Algonquin Power & Utilities 0 4 5 0 2.56

Algonquin Power & Utilities has a consensus price target of $16.63, indicating a potential upside of 8.87%. Given Algonquin Power & Utilities’ possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Algonquin Power & Utilities is more favorable than Aqua Power Systems.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Aqua Power Systems and Algonquin Power & Utilities.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Aqua Power Systems N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A
Algonquin Power & Utilities $2.29 billion 4.50 $264.86 million $0.40 38.18

Algonquin Power & Utilities has higher revenues and profits than Aqua Power Systems.

Volatility and risk

Aqua Power Systems has a beta of 6.77, indicating that its stock price is 577% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Algonquin Power & Utilities has a beta of 0.4, indicating that the stock price of its stock is 60% less volatile than the S&P 500. .

Institutional and Insider Ownership

43.8% of Algonquin Power & Utilities shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Aqua Power Systems and Algonquin Power & Utilities.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Aqua Power Systems N / A N / A N / A
Algonquin Power & Utilities 11.59% 6.97% 2.76%


Algonquin Power & Utilities beats Aqua Power Systems on 7 out of 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Aqua Power Systems (Get a rating)

Aqua Power Systems Inc. is focused on completing a merger, capital exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or business combination similar with one or more companies. Previously, he focused on the goal of developing solar energy collection farms on commercial and/or industrial buildings located on distressed, degraded, and/or underutilized commercial land in North Carolina and other parts of North Carolina. other southern states of the United States. The company was formerly known as NC Solar Inc. and changed its name to Aqua Power Systems Inc. in August 2014. Aqua Power Systems Inc. was incorporated in 2010 and is based in Winter Park, Florida.

About Algonquin Power & Utilities (Get an assessment)

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates a portfolio of regulated and unregulated generation, distribution and transmission assets in Canada, the United States, Chile and Bermuda. It produces and sells electrical energy through renewable and clean energy generation facilities. The company also owns and operates hydroelectric, wind, solar and thermal facilities with a generating capacity of approximately 2.3 gigawatts; and regulated electricity, natural gas, water distribution and sewage collection systems. As of December 31, 2021, it serves approximately 307,000 electrical connections; 373,000 natural gas connections; and 413,000 regulated water supply and wastewater collection systems. The company was incorporated in 1988 and is headquartered in Oakville, Canada.

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Sarah J. Greer