Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) and Oakridge Global Energy Solutions (OGES) Head to Head Comparison

Maxwell Technologies (NASDAQ:MXWL) and Oakridge Global Energy Solutions (OTCMKTS:OGES) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Maxwell Technologies has a beta of 0.44, suggesting that its stock price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oakridge Global Energy Solutions has a beta of -1.85, suggesting that its stock price is 285% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

63.6% of Maxwell Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 7.7% of Maxwell Technologies shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 90.8% of Oakridge Global Energy Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Maxwell Technologies and Oakridge Global Energy Solutions’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Maxwell Technologies -31.86% -35.32% -18.34%
Oakridge Global Energy Solutions N/A N/A N/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Maxwell Technologies and Oakridge Global Energy Solutions’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Maxwell Technologies $130.37 million 0.87 -$43.12 million ($0.91) -2.70
Oakridge Global Energy Solutions N/A N/A -$35.39 million N/A N/A

Oakridge Global Energy Solutions has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Maxwell Technologies.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Maxwell Technologies and Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Maxwell Technologies 0 1 4 0 2.80
Oakridge Global Energy Solutions 0 0 0 0 N/A

Maxwell Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $5.33, indicating a potential upside of 116.80%. Given Maxwell Technologies’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Maxwell Technologies is more favorable than Oakridge Global Energy Solutions.

About Maxwell Technologies

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets energy storage and power delivery products worldwide. The company provides ultracapacitor cells, multi-cell packs, modules, and subsystems that provide energy storage and power delivery solutions for applications in automotive, grid energy storage, wind, bus, industrial, and truck industries; and lithium-ion capacitors, which are energy storage devices designed to address various applications in the rail, grid, and industrial markets. It also offers CONDIS high-voltage capacitors, such as grading and coupling capacitors, electric voltage transformers, and metering products that are used to ensure the safety and reliability of electric utility infrastructure and other applications, including transport, distribution, and measurement of high-voltage electrical energy. In addition, the company provides dry battery electrodes for use in electric vehicles. It markets and sells its products through direct and indirect sales channels to integrators and OEMs for use in a range of end products. The company was formerly known as Maxwell Laboratories, Inc. and changed its name to Maxwell Technologies, Inc. in 1996. Maxwell Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

About Oakridge Global Energy Solutions

Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc., a development stage company, provides energy storage solutions in the United States. Its principal products include lithium ion large format prismatic cells; small format prismatic cells; and battery modules. The company distributes its products through a business development and preliminary sales team. The company was formerly known as Oak Ridge Energy Technologies, Inc. and changed its name to Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. in November 2014. Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Palm Bay, Florida.

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