Comparing H2O Innovation (HEOFF) & Misonix (MSON)

H2O Innovation (OTCMKTS:HEOFF) and Misonix (NASDAQ:MSON) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and institutional ownership.

Risk & Volatility

H2O Innovation has a beta of 0.26, suggesting that its share price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Misonix has a beta of 0.24, suggesting that its share price is 76% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares H2O Innovation and Misonix’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
H2O Innovation $62.38 million 0.52 -$3.86 million ($0.04) -20.33
Misonix $36.68 million 4.66 -$7.61 million N/A N/A

H2O Innovation has higher revenue and earnings than Misonix.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

12.9% of Misonix shares are held by institutional investors. 24.6% of Misonix shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares H2O Innovation and Misonix’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
H2O Innovation -4.17% -6.20% -3.38%
Misonix -20.75% -7.91% -6.69%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for H2O Innovation and Misonix, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
H2O Innovation 0 0 1 0 3.00
Misonix 0 0 2 0 3.00

Misonix has a consensus target price of $26.00, indicating a potential upside of 43.65%. Given Misonix’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Misonix is more favorable than H2O Innovation.

Summary

H2O Innovation beats Misonix on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

H2O Innovation Company Profile

H2O Innovation Inc. provides integrated water treatment solutions based on membrane filtration technology in Canada, the United States, Spain, China, the United Arab Emirates, Mexico, France, Egypt, and internationally. It designs, manufactures, and markets systems and equipment for the production of drinking water and industrial process water, reclamation and reuse of water, and desalination of seawater and treatment of wastewater. The company also provides products, as well as membrane filtration systems' spare parts, such as pumps, valves, membranes, filters, media, and other replacement parts of water or wastewater treatment system; and specialty chemicals for membrane pre-treatment applications, as well as develops blends for maintenance, preservation, and cleaning of membrane systems. In addition, it offers specialty coagulants for conventional and membrane filtration systems, as well as flocculants; a line of couplings and fittings for industrial and municipal applications; cartridge filter housings, bag filters, strainers, and cartridge filter elements; and maple syrup products and equipment, such as evaporators, reverse osmosis separators, monitoring solutions, membranes, fittings, tubing, tanks, press filters, and other products related to the maple syrup industry. Further, the company provides operation and maintenance services for water and wastewater treatment systems; and public works services, which include street maintenance, drainage maintenance, and solid waste collection, as well as leases containerized water or wastewater treatment systems, and pilot units. It primarily serves municipalities and local governments; communities and private developments; energy and power plants; food and beverages industries; oil and gas markets; mining and workers camps; and other industrial segments. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Quebec City, Canada. H2O Innovation Inc. is a subsidiary of Amsterdams Effectenkantoor B.V.

Misonix Company Profile

Misonix, Inc. is a medical device company, which engages in the design, development, manufacture and marketing of therapeutic ultrasonic medical devices. Its products include the bonescalpel cutting system, which is used for surgical procedures of the spine and on maxillofacial procedures; the sonastar surgical aspirator, which is used to emulsify and remove soft and hard tumors; the sonicone wound cleansing and debridement system, which offers tissue specific debridement and cleansing of wounds for effective removal of devitalized tissue and fibrin deposits while sparing viable cells. The company’s ultrasonic medical devices are used in the following surgeries: spine, neuro, orthopedic, wound debridement, cosmetic, laparoscopic, and medical applications. The company was founded by Howard Alliger in 1959 and is headquartered in Farmingdale, NY.

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