A2Z Smart Technologies (NASDAQ:AZ – Get Rating) is one of 21 publicly-traded companies in the “General industrial machinery,” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare A2Z Smart Technologies to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk and earnings.
Risk & Volatility
A2Z Smart Technologies has a beta of 1.64, meaning that its share price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, A2Z Smart Technologies’ peers have a beta of 1.25, meaning that their average share price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares A2Z Smart Technologies and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|A2Z Smart Technologies||-287.06%||-201.05%||-128.26%|
|A2Z Smart Technologies Competitors||-203.41%||-54.42%||-30.51%|
Earnings and Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|A2Z Smart Technologies||$2.68 million||-$40.29 million||-1.85|
|A2Z Smart Technologies Competitors||$660.73 million||$16.32 million||6.16|
A2Z Smart Technologies’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than A2Z Smart Technologies. A2Z Smart Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for A2Z Smart Technologies and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|A2Z Smart Technologies||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|A2Z Smart Technologies Competitors||57||154||267||5||2.46|
As a group, “General industrial machinery,” companies have a potential upside of 29.29%. Given A2Z Smart Technologies’ peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe A2Z Smart Technologies has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
0.5% of A2Z Smart Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.7% of shares of all “General industrial machinery,” companies are owned by institutional investors. 28.0% of A2Z Smart Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 15.5% of shares of all “General industrial machinery,” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
A2Z Smart Technologies peers beat A2Z Smart Technologies on 7 of the 9 factors compared.
A2Z Smart Technologies Company Profile
A2Z Smart Technologies Corp. provides services in the field of advanced engineering capabilities to the military/security markets and governmental agencies in Israel. The company produces unmanned remote-controlled vehicles and energy power packs; products for the civilian and retail markets; and fuel tank intelligent containment system, a capsule that can be placed in a fuel tank to prevent gas tank explosions. It also offers retail automation solutions for large grocery stores and supermarkets, as well as offers maintenance and calibration services to external and in-house complex electronic systems and products. A2Z Smart Technologies is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
Receive News & Ratings for A2Z Smart Technologies Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for A2Z Smart Technologies and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.