WISeKey International (NASDAQ: WKEY) and BIT Mining (NYSE: BTCM) are small-cap industrial products companies, but what is the top investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, profits and valuation.
Earnings and valuation
This table compares the gross revenue, earnings per share, and valuation of WISeKey International and BIT Mining.
|Gross Income||Price / sale ratio||Net income||Benefits per share||Price / profit ratio|
|WISeKey International||$ 22.26 million||1.11||-20.34 million dollars||N / A||N / A|
|BIT Mining||$ 1.33 million||0.06||-60.52 million dollars||($ 0.94)||-1.15|
WISeKey International has higher profits but lower revenues than BIT Mining.
This is a breakdown of WISeKey International and BIT Mining’s current ratings and target prices, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Keep ratings||Buy ratings||Strong purchase ratings||Rating score|
|BIT Mining||0||0||0||0||N / A|
WISeKey International currently has a consensus target price of $ 7.50, indicating a potential rise of 509.76%. Given WISeKey International’s biggest possible rise, equities analysts clearly believe that WISeKey International is more favorable than BIT Mining.
This table compares the net margins of WISeKey International and BIT Mining, the return on equity and the return on assets.
|Net margins||Return on equity||Return on assets|
|WISeKey International||N / A||N / A||N / A|
Internal and institutional property
29.1% of WISeKey International’s shares are held by institutional investors. In comparison, 20.0% of BIT Mining’s shares are held by institutional investors. 19.7% of BIT Mining shares are held by privileged individuals. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers, and hedge funds believe that a firm will outperform the market in the long run.
Risk and volatility
WISeKey International has a beta of 2.1, which means that the price of its shares is 110% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, BIT Mining has a beta of 2.2, which means that the price of its shares is a 120% more volatile than the S&P 500.
WISeKey International beats BIT Mining by 8 of the 11 factors compared to the two stocks.
About WISeKey International (Get rating)
WISeKey International Holding AG, a cybersecurity company, offers integrated security solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital identity ecosystems in Switzerland, the rest of Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin America . The company operates through three segments: IoT, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Managed Public Key Infrastructure (mPKI). Provides microcontrollers that provide identity to multiple connected devices; and mPKI, which include digital identity solutions, certificate management and signing, and trusted services, in addition to offering digital certificates; software as a service, including cloud-based certificate lifecycle management and signature and authentication solutions; software licenses; post-contract customer service for cybersecurity applications; and accommodation and infrastructure monitoring services. The company also develops, markets, hosts and supports a range of solutions that enable the secure digital identification of people, content and objects by generating digital identities through its products and services in cybersecurity, IoT, digital brand management and mobile security services. . which allow customers to monetize their existing user bases as well as expand their ecosystem. In addition, the company operates the ISTANA platform to manage components in a smart car by providing digital identities based on PKI technology .; and participates in financing, sales and distribution activities. In addition, it offers AI solutions through knowledge automation. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland.
About BIT Mining (Get rating)
BIT Mining Limited operates as a cryptocurrency mining company. The company operates through three segments: Mining Pool, Data Center and Cryptocurrency Mining. It operates a cryptocurrency mining data center in Ohio with a power capacity of 150 megawatts; and mining business, including BTC.com’s domain name and cryptocurrency portfolio, as well as purchases and deployments of bitcoin mining machines. The company was formerly known as 500.com Limited and changed its name to BIT Mining Limited in April 2021. BIT Mining Limited was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Hong Kong.
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