TechPrecision (OTCMKTS:TPCS) and HC2 (HCHC) Financial Review

TechPrecision (OTCMKTS:TPCS) and HC2 (NYSE:HCHC) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares TechPrecision and HC2’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
TechPrecision$18.73 million1.52-$260,000.00N/AN/A
HC2$1.63 billion0.09-$46.91 million($0.99)-3.21

TechPrecision has higher earnings, but lower revenue than HC2.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.4% of TechPrecision shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.3% of HC2 shares are owned by institutional investors. 21.4% of TechPrecision shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 17.1% of HC2 shares 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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for TechPrecision and HC2, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
TechPrecision0000N/A
HC200103.00

HC2 has a consensus target price of $13.50, indicating a potential upside of 324.53%. Given HC2’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe HC2 is more fa....

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