OSI Systems (NASDAQ: OSIS – Get Rating) and Solar Energy Initiatives (OTCMKTS: SNRY – Get Rating) are both IT and technology companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, risk, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.
Institutional and insider ownership
94.0% of OSI Systems shares are held by institutional investors. 5.7% of OSI Systems shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large fund managers, and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of OSI Systems and Solar Energy Initiatives.
|Net margins||Return on equity||return on assets|
|Solar Energy Initiatives||N / A||N / A||N / A|
This is a summary of recent recommendations for OSI systems and solar power initiatives, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sales Ratings||Hold odds||Buy reviews||Strong buy odds||Rating|
|Solar Energy Initiatives||0||0||0||0||N / A|
OSI Systems currently has a consensus price target of $126.50, suggesting a potential upside of 49.67%. Given OSI Systems’ likely higher upside, stock analysts clearly believe that OSI Systems is more favorable than Solar Energy Initiatives.
Valuation and benefits
This chart compares revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of OSI Systems and Solar Energy Initiatives.
|Gross revenue||Price/sales ratio||Net revenue||Earnings per share||Price/earnings ratio|
|OSI systems||$1.15 billion||1.26||$74.05 million||$5.94||14.23|
|Solar Energy Initiatives||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A||N / A|
OSI Systems has higher revenues and profits than Solar Energy Initiatives.
Volatility and risk
OSI Systems has a beta of 0.75, indicating that its stock price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Solar Energy Initiatives has a beta of 1.03, indicating that its stock price stock is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.
OSI Systems beats Solar Energy Initiatives on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
OSI Systems Company Profile (Get a rating)
OSI Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures and sells electronic systems and components worldwide. It operates through three segments: Safety, Health, Optoelectronics and Manufacturing. The Security segment offers baggage and package inspection, cargo and vehicle inspection, radiation detection, checked baggage and people screening, as well as explosive trace detection systems and narcotics under the names Rapiscan Systems and AS&E. It also provides design, installation, training and on-site technical support services; and security control solutions under the name S2. The Healthcare segment offers patient monitoring and diagnostic cardiology systems and related supplies and accessories under the Spacelabs name for use in critical care, emergency and perioperative areas in hospitals, practices doctors, medical clinics and outpatient surgery centers. The Optoelectronics and Manufacturing segment provides optoelectronic devices under the names OSI Optoelectronics, OSI LaserDiode, OSI Laserscan, Semicoa and Advanced Photonix for the aerospace and defense, avionics, imaging and medical diagnostics industries. , biochemical analysis, pharmaceutical, nanotechnology, telecommunications, construction and homeland security markets. It also offers electronics manufacturing services to original equipment manufacturers and end users for medical, automotive, defense, aerospace, industrial and consumer applications under the names OSI Electronics, APlus Products, Altaflex and PFC; and LCD displays for medical, industrial and consumer electronics applications, as well as flexible circuits for OEM customers. This segment offers laser-based remote sensing devices for detecting and classifying vehicles in toll and traffic management systems under the names OSI Laserscan and Autosense; and semiconductor laser products for aerospace, defense, telecommunications and medical applications under the name OSI LaserDiode. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Hawthorne, California.
Corporate Profile of Solar Energy Initiatives (Get a rating)
Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, markets and sells solar energy products, systems and services in the United States and the Caribbean. The Company primarily designs, markets and sells solar power systems for residential and commercial customers; and designs, markets, sells, owns and operates solar energy systems for municipal and commercial customers, as well as designs, develops and manages solar parks. Its products include photovoltaic panels, photovoltaic roofing systems, solar thermal products, system balance products and management system products. The company was previously known as NP Capital Corp. and changed its name to Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. in September 2008. Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Cary, North Carolina.
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