One Horizon Group (NASDAQ:OHGI) and Akoustis Technologies (NASDAQ:AKTS) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, valuation, earnings and institutional ownership.
Volatility and Risk
One Horizon Group has a beta of 2.61, suggesting that its share price is 161% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Akoustis Technologies has a beta of -0.57, suggesting that its share price is 157% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares One Horizon Group and Akoustis Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|One Horizon Group||-867.98%||-91.79%||-74.74%|
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for One Horizon Group and Akoustis Technologies, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|One Horizon Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Akoustis Technologies has a consensus price target of $12.08, indicating a potential upside of 188.39%. Given Akoustis Technologies’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Akoustis Technologies is more favorable than One Horizon Group.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.6% of One Horizon Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 14.5% of Akoustis Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 19.0% of One Horizon Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 22.6% of Akoustis Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares One Horizon Group and Akoustis Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|One Horizon Group||$710,000.00||22.39||-$7.43 million||N/A||N/A|
|Akoustis Technologies||$1.20 million||77.83||-$21.73 million||N/A||N/A|
One Horizon Group has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Akoustis Technologies.
Akoustis Technologies beats One Horizon Group on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About One Horizon Group
One Horizon Group, Inc. develops and licenses digitally secure messaging software primarily to gaming, security, and educational markets in Hong Kong, China, and the United Kingdom. The company operates 123Wish, a subscription-based marketplace that provides users with the experiences of social media influencers, including celebrities, professional athletes, fashion designers, and artists; and provides music production, artist representation, and digital media services. One Horizon Group, Inc. is based in London, the United Kingdom.
About Akoustis Technologies
Akoustis Technologies, Inc., through its subsidiary, Akoustis, Inc., develops, designs, manufactures, and sells radio frequency (RF) filter products for the mobile wireless device industries in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Foundry Fabrication Services and RF Filters. The Foundry Fabrication Services segment provides engineering review services; and smart systems technology and commercialization center foundry, as well as manufacturing and microelectromechanical systems foundry services. The RF Filters segment consists of amplifier and filter products. It offers RF filters for mobile wireless devices, such as smartphones and tablets, cellular infrastructure equipment, and Wi-Fi premise equipment. Akoustis Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Huntersville, North Carolina.
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