CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH (NASDAQ:CMSS) and Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (NASDAQ:IEA) are both small-cap unclassified companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.
This table compares CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH and Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH||N/A||45.66%||1.09%|
|Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives||N/A||-12.62%||3.13%|
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH and Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives||0||1||0||0||2.00|
Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives has a consensus target price of $7.00, indicating a potential upside of 89.70%. Given Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives is more favorable than CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
68.3% of CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 21.6% of Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.8% of CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 10.0% of Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH has a beta of -0.38, meaning that its stock price is 138% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives has a beta of 0.44, meaning that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH and Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH||N/A||N/A||$2.26 million||N/A||N/A|
|Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives||$779.34 million||0.11||$4.24 million||($0.80)||-4.61|
Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives has higher revenue and earnings than CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH.
Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives beats CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About CM SEVEN STAR A/SH SH
CM Seven Star Acquisition Corporation does not have significant operations. It intends to enter into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, recapitalization, reorganization, or other similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Central, Hong Kong.
About Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives
Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc., a diversified infrastructure construction company, provides engineering, procurement, and construction services for the renewable energy, traditional power, and civil infrastructure industries in the United States. It offers design, site development, construction, installation, and restoration of infrastructure services. The company was founded in 1947 is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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