Qualstar Corporation (NASDAQ:QBAK) and Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. (NYSEAMERICAN:ESP), are influenced by contrast since they are both players in the Diversified Electronics. These factors are particularly influence the analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership of the two firms.
Earnings and Valuation
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp.||29.13M||2.04||1.30M||0.53||46.65|
Table 1 showcases the gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Qualstar Corporation and Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. has lower earnings, but higher revenue than Qualstar Corporation. The business that is presently more affordable of the two stocks is the one that has a lower price-to-earnings ratio. Qualstar Corporation’s current price-to-earnings ratio is lower than that of Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp., which means that it is the affordable of the two.
Table 2 shows us Qualstar Corporation and Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp.’s return on assets, net margins and return on equity.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp.||4.46%||4.1%||3.6%|
Risk & Volatility
Qualstar Corporation’s current beta is 0.51 and it happens to be 49.00% less volatile than S&P 500. Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. on the other hand, has 0.28 beta which makes it 72.00% less volatile compared to S&P 500.
The current Quick Ratio of Qualstar Corporation is 2.8 while its Current Ratio is 3.8. Meanwhile, Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. has a Current Ratio of 7.4 while its Quick Ratio is 3.6. Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. is better positioned to pay off its short-term and long-term debts than Qualstar Corporation.
Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. also pays out annual dividends at $1 per share and at a 4.02% dividend yield. Qualstar Corporation does not offer a dividend.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
Roughly 16.9% of Qualstar Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors while 17.3% of Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. are owned by institutional investors. Insiders owned 36.66% of Qualstar Corporation shares. Competitively, 8.6% are Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp.’s share owned by insiders.
In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.
|Performance (W)||Performance (M)||Performance (Q)||Performance (HY)||Performance (Y)||Performance (YTD)|
|Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp.||2.05%||-4.16%||-7.4%||-1.51%||3.87%||-0.04%|
For the past year Qualstar Corporation has 28.19% stronger performance while Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. has -0.04% weaker performance.
Qualstar Corporation beats on 8 of the 14 factors Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp.
Qualstar Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells power supplies under the N2Power brand; and data storage systems under the Qualstar brand worldwide. It offers switching power supplies that are used to convert AC line voltage to DC voltages, or DC voltages to other DC voltages for use in electronic equipment, such as telecommunications equipment, machine tools, routers, switches, wireless systems, and gaming devices. The company also provides automated magnetic tape libraries used to store, retrieve, and manage electronic data primarily in network computing environments, as well as provide data storage solutions for organizations requiring backup, recovery, and archival storage of critical data. Its tape libraries include cartridge tape drives, tape cartridges, and robotics that move the cartridges from their storage locations to the tape drives under software control. The company serves original equipment manufacturers, information technology departments, and small and medium businesses through distributor and reseller network, distributors, and independent outside sales representatives. Qualstar Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Simi Valley, California.
Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp., a power electronics design and original equipment manufacturing company, designs, manufactures, and tests electronic equipment primarily for use in military and industrial applications in the United States and internationally. The companyÂ’s principal products include power supplies, power converters, filters, power transformers, magnetic components, power distribution equipment, UPS systems, antennas, and high power radar systems for use in AC and DC locomotives, shipboard power, shipboard radar, airborne power, ground-based radar, and ground mobile power applications. It also provides various services, which include design and development to specification, build to print, design services, design studies, environmental testing services, metal fabrication, painting services, and development of automatic testing equipment. The company serves industrial manufacturers and defense companies, the government of the United States, foreign governments, and foreign electronic equipment companies through its direct sales organization and outside sales representatives. Espey Mfg. & Electronics Corp. was founded in 1928 and is based in Saratoga Springs, New York.