Ocean Thermal Energy Corp (NASDAQ: CPWR) is one of 125 publicly-traded companies in the “Software” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Ocean Thermal Energy Corp to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

58.5% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by institutional investors. 19.0% of shares of all “Software” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Ocean Thermal Energy Corp has a beta of -0.14, indicating that its stock price is 114% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ocean Thermal Energy Corp’s competitors have a beta of 0.88, indicating that their average stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Ocean Thermal Energy Corp and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ocean Thermal Energy Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
Ocean Thermal Energy Corp Competitors 296 2214 4838 94 2.64

As a group, “Software” companies have a potential upside of 2.36%. Given Ocean Thermal Energy Corp’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Ocean Thermal Energy Corp has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Ocean Thermal Energy Corp and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ocean Thermal Energy Corp N/A N/A -695.97%
Ocean Thermal Energy Corp Competitors -44.01% -25.76% -9.33%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Ocean Thermal Energy Corp and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Ocean Thermal Energy Corp N/A N/A 1.09
Ocean Thermal Energy Corp Competitors $2.24 billion $415.34 million 448.90

Ocean Thermal Energy Corp’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Ocean Thermal Energy Corp. Ocean Thermal Energy Corp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

Ocean Thermal Energy Corp competitors beat Ocean Thermal Energy Corp on 6 of the 8 factors compared.

About Ocean Thermal Energy Corp

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation, formerly TetriDyn Solutions, Inc., is a builder and operator of clean hydrothermal energy plants. The Company is also a developer of Seawater Air Conditioning plants for large commercial properties worldwide. Its Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) technology leverages the temperature difference in the ocean between cold deep water and warm surface water in the tropics and subtropics to generate unlimited energy without the use of fossil fuels. Its Seawater Air Conditioning (SWAC) technology produces air conditioning without the use of chemical agents. SWAC, when developed in conjunction with OTEC plants, it operates entirely without the use of fossil fuels. Its OTEC and SWAC technology reduces the output of carbon emissions. The Company’s technology can also be used to cool buildings and for fish farming and aquaculture.

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