SmartHeat (OTCMKTS:HEAT) and Exactus (OTCMKTS:EXDI) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares SmartHeat and Exactus’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
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Volatility & Risk
SmartHeat has a beta of 44.22, indicating that its stock price is 4,322% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Exactus has a beta of 6.03, indicating that its stock price is 503% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares SmartHeat and Exactus’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for SmartHeat and Exactus, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
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Insider & Institutional Ownership
0.1% of Exactus shares are held by institutional investors. 0.0% of SmartHeat shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 23.6% of Exactus shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
SmartHeat beats Exactus on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
SmartHeat Company Profile
SmartHeat Inc. does not have significant operations. It intends to seek potential assets, property, or businesses to acquire, in a business combination, by reorganization, merger, or acquisition. Previously, it was engaged in the manufacture and sale of heat pumps for commercial and residential applications. The company was formerly known as Pacific Goldrim Resources, Inc. and changed its name to SmartHeat Inc. in April 2008. SmartHeat Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Shenyang, China. SmartHeat Inc. is a subsidiary of Northtech Holdings Inc.
Exactus Company Profile
Exactus, Inc., is a farmer and manufacturer of hemp-derived phytocannabinoid products. The company sells its CBD products through its Green Goddess brand and third-party resellers. Exactus is engaged in producing industrial hemp from farms in Oregon and plans to extract and manufacture directly through cGMP facilities. Industrial hemp is a type of cannabis, defined by the federal government as having THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) content of 0.3 percent or less. THC is the psychoactive compound found in cannabis.
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