Nano Dimension (NASDAQ: NNDM) and Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Nano Dimension and Immersion Corporation, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nano Dimension 0 0 1 0 3.00
Immersion Corporation 0 1 4 0 2.80

Nano Dimension currently has a consensus target price of $13.00, suggesting a potential upside of 143.90%. Immersion Corporation has a consensus target price of $10.75, suggesting a potential upside of 31.58%. Given Nano Dimension’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Nano Dimension is more favorable than Immersion Corporation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.6% of Nano Dimension shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.4% of Immersion Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 7.2% of Immersion Corporation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Nano Dimension has a beta of 1.54, indicating that its share price is 54% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Immersion Corporation has a beta of 1.46, indicating that its share price is 46% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Nano Dimension and Immersion Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nano Dimension $320,916.00 175.95 -$14.46 million ($1.58) -3.37
Immersion Corporation $51.85 million 4.61 -$17.43 million ($2.03) -4.02

Nano Dimension has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Immersion Corporation. Immersion Corporation is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Nano Dimension, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Nano Dimension and Immersion Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nano Dimension N/A -72.47% -62.63%
Immersion Corporation -113.47% -43.56% -22.98%

Summary

Nano Dimension beats Immersion Corporation on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Nano Dimension

Nano Dimension Ltd is an Israel-based holding company active in the high technology sector. The Company has a full holding in Nano Dimension Technologies, a company that develops three dimensional (3D) printers for Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), that is electronic circuits, and nano-technology inks. The inks are conductive nano-silver particle inks and insulating nano-polymer inks. Nano Dimension Technologies’ PCB Jet printer system is an inkjet deposition tool for printing multi-layer circuit boards at home or office. Nano Dimension Technologies uses hardware, software, print-head management and nano-chemistry for Research and Development (R&D), prototyping and custom manufacturing projects.

About Immersion Corporation

Immersion Corporation is a licensing company focused on the creation, design, development and licensing of haptic technologies that allow people to use their sense of touch when operating digital devices. The Company develops, licenses and supports a range of software and intellectual property (IP). It is focused on the markets, including mobile devices, wearables, consumer, mobile entertainment and other content; console gaming; automotive; medical, and commercial. It provides advanced tactile software, related tools and technical assistance to certain customers, and offers licenses to its patented IP to other customers. Its licenses enable customers to deploy haptically-enabled devices, content and other offerings, which they sell under own brand names. It holds patents, covering digital technologies and including ways in which touch-related technology can be incorporated into and between hardware products and components, systems software, application software, and digital content.

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