Solid Power (NASDAQ:SLDP) vs. Advent Technologies (NASDAQ:ADN) Head to Head Analysis

Advent Technologies (NASDAQ:ADNGet Rating) and Solid Power (NASDAQ:SLDPGet Rating) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Advent Technologies and Solid Power, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Advent Technologies 0 1 1 0 2.50
Solid Power 0 0 1 0 3.00

Advent Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $19.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1,024.26%. Solid Power has a consensus price target of $13.00, suggesting a potential upside of 66.67%. Given Advent Technologies’ higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Advent Technologies is more favorable than Solid Power.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Advent Technologies and Solid Power’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Advent Technologies $7.07 million 12.25 -$20.52 million ($0.41) -4.12
Solid Power $2.71 million 496.92 $18.09 million N/A N/A

Solid Power has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Advent Technologies.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

38.8% of Advent Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 37.4% of Solid Power shares are owned by institutional investors. 26.1% of Advent Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 11.3% of Solid Power shares are owned 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.

Profitability

This table compares Advent Technologies and Solid Power’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Advent Technologies -290.32% -28.29% -22.54%
Solid Power N/A 5.18% 2.00%

Summary

Solid Power beats Advent Technologies on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Advent Technologies (Get Rating)

Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc., an advanced materials and technology development company, operates in the fuel cell and hydrogen technology markets. It develops, manufactures, and assembles the fuel cell systems and critical components that determine the performance of hydrogen fuel cells and other energy systems. The company offers high-temperature proton exchange membrane (HT-PEM) fuel cells, HT-PEM based membrane electrode assemblies, membranes, and electrodes. It serves stationary and portable power, automotive, aviation, energy storage, and sensor markets. The company is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts.

About Solid Power (Get Rating)

Solid Power, Inc. focuses on the development and commercialization of all-solid-state battery cells and solid electrolyte materials for the battery-powered electric vehicle market in the United States. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Louisville, Colorado.

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