Retractable Technologies (NYSE: RVP – GET Rating) and Westtime (OTCMKTS: WEDXF – GET Rating) are both small medical companies, but which is the better deal? We will compare the two companies based on their analyst ratings, earnings, dividends, valuations, institutional ownership, profitability, and risk.
risk and volatility
Retractable Technologies has a beta of 1.95, suggesting its stock price is 95% more volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Westaim has a beta of 0.57, suggesting its stock price is 43% less volatile than that of the S&P 500.
evaluation and result
This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Retractable Technologies and Westtime.
|gross receipts||price/sales ratio||net income||earnings per share||price-earnings ratio|
|retractable technologies||$188.38 million||0.77||56.06 million||$1.33||3.32|
|western time||$2.36 million||111.07||28.21 million||$0.15||12.33|
Retractable Technologies has more sales and profits than Westaim. Retractable Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings multiple than Westtime, suggesting it’s the cheaper of the two stocks right now.
This table compares the net margin, return on equity, and return on total assets of Retractable Technologies and Westtime.
|net margin||dividend||return on assets|
institutional and internal property
23.7% of Retractable Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. For comparison: 0.0% of Westaim shares are owned by institutional investors. Company insiders own 49.5% of Retractable Technologies stock. For comparison, 4.2% of Westaim stock is owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is a sign that hedge funds, endowments, and large wealth managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of the current ratings for Retractable Technologies and Westaim as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|sell rating||hold rating||buy rating||strong buy recommendation||rating score|
|retractable technologies||0||0||0||0||n / A|
|western time||0||0||0||0||n / A|
Retractable Technologies outperformed Westtime on 8 out of 11 factors comparing the two stocks.
Retractable Technologies Company Profile (received rating)
Retractable Technologies, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and markets safety syringes and other safety medical products for the public health sector in the United States, the rest of North and South America and internationally. It offers VanishPoint insulin syringes; tuberculin, insulin and allergic antigen syringes; small diameter tube adapter; blood collection tube holders; allergy tray; IV safety catheter; patient safe syringes and luer caps; Vanishpoint blood collection set; easypoint needles; and VanishPoint syringes with automatic deactivation. The Company sells its products through general, specialty and international distributors; and a direct marketing network. Retractable Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Little Elm, Texas.
Westtime company profile (received rating)
Westaim Corporation is a private equity firm specializing in direct and indirect investments through acquisitions, joint ventures, secondary investments, both direct and indirect, fund of funds investments and other arrangements. For direct investments, the firm invests in early-venture, mid-venture, late-venture, middle-market, late-stage, mature, emerging-growth, PIPE, and buyout transactions. For fund of funds investments, she seeks investments in private equity funds, venture capital funds and hedge funds. The firm seeks to provide long-term capital to companies involved in the global financial services industry. It usually acquires majority stakes in companies. The Company seeks to acquire debt, equity or derivative securities of both public and private companies. It invests with the aim of providing shareholders with capital growth and real wealth protection. The Company intends to provide advisory services to its portfolio companies, including but not limited to advice on capital allocation, funding strategy, performance measurement and merger and acquisition assistance. It also seeks to work with like-minded third-party capital providers to supplement the company’s own capital in completing acquisitions. The company typically wants to hold its investments for seven to 15 years. Founded in 1996, Westaim Corporation is based in Toronto, Canada.
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