Voxeljet (NYSE: VJET) and Kornit Digital (NASDAQ:KRNT) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.
Risk and Volatility
Voxeljet has a beta of 2.78, meaning that its stock price is 178% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kornit Digital has a beta of 0.24, meaning that its stock price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500.
6.6% of Voxeljet shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.5% of Kornit Digital shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Voxeljet and Kornit Digital, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Voxeljet currently has a consensus target price of $6.33, suggesting a potential upside of 90.76%. Kornit Digital has a consensus target price of $19.67, suggesting a potential upside of 36.10%. Given Voxeljet’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Voxeljet is more favorable than Kornit Digital.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Voxeljet and Kornit Digital’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Voxeljet||$27.30 million||2.26||-$9.61 million||($0.54)||-6.15|
|Kornit Digital||$114.09 million||4.34||-$2.01 million||N/A||N/A|
Kornit Digital has higher revenue and earnings than Voxeljet.
This table compares Voxeljet and Kornit Digital’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Kornit Digital beats Voxeljet on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Voxeljet AG is a Germany-based company engaged in manufacture and sales of three-dimensional (3D) printers. The Company’s offer is aimed at industrial companies active in fields such as aerospace, automotive, engineering, architecture, science, medicine, art, film and entertainment. The Company is divided in two business areas: voxeljet SYSTEMS and voxeljet SERVICES. Voxeljet SYSTEMS offers development, production and distribution of five printing systems: VX200, VX500, VXC800, VX1000 and VX4000. 3D models are created by layered application of a particle material that is selectively bonded. Voxeljet SERVICES operates a 3D printing service centre for on-demand production of metal-casting moulds and models. The centre offers 3D printers with a print volume of 200,000 liters per month. Additionally, the Company offers mould design, casting services and post-processing of models, and sales used equipment. Voxeljet AG operates one production plant in Augsburg, Germany.
About Kornit Digital
Kornit Digital Ltd. designs, develops, and markets digital printing solutions for printed textile industry. It offers direct-to-garment printers from smaller commercial operators to mass producers; NeoPigment ink and other consumables; Vulcan, a digital substitution for carousel screen printing; Allegro roll to roll printers; QuickP Designer software; and value added services, such as maintenance and support, and professional services. The company serves decorators, online businesses, brand owners, and contract printers. Kornit Digital, Ltd. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Rosh-Ha`Ayin, Israel.
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