Arotech Corporation (ARTX) and Its Rivals Contrasting side by side.

Arotech Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTX) is a company in the Industrial Electrical Equipment industry and that’s how we contrast it to its rivals. The comparing will be based on the risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

40.4% of Arotech Corporation’s shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.78% of all Industrial Electrical Equipment’s companies shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.23% of Arotech Corporation shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.35% of all Industrial Electrical Equipment companies shares are owned by company insiders.

Profitability

Table 1 has Arotech Corporation and its rivals’ return on assets, return on equity and net margins.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Arotech Corporation 0.00% -0.80% -0.50%
Industry Average 21.80% 26.70% 8.86%

Valuation & Earnings

The following data compares Arotech Corporation and its rivals’ valuation, net income and gross revenue.

Net Income Gross Revenue Price/Earnings Ratio
Arotech Corporation N/A 3 0.00
Industry Average 145.81M 668.92M 18.22

Analyst Ratings

Table 3 provides breakdown of current ratings for Arotech Corporation and its rivals.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Arotech Corporation 0 0 0 0.00
Industry Average 1.00 1.50 1.75 2.68

The competitors have a potential upside of 47.87%.

Performance

In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of Arotech Corporation and its rivals.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Arotech Corporation -0.33% 0.34% 30.57% 46.57% 9.93% 14.12%
Industry Average 2.90% 10.26% 27.44% 32.35% 48.59% 62.56%

For the past year Arotech Corporation was less bullish than its competitors.

Liquidity

The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Arotech Corporation are 1.7 and 1.4. Competitively, Arotech Corporation’s competitors have 3.41 and 2.61 for Current and Quick Ratio. Arotech Corporation’s competitors have better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Arotech Corporation.

Risk & Volatility

A beta of 1.35 shows that Arotech Corporation is 35.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Competitively, Arotech Corporation’s rivals’ beta is 1.39 which is 38.92% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.

Dividends

Arotech Corporation does not pay a dividend.

Summary

Arotech Corporation’s competitors beat on 4 of the 4 factors Arotech Corporation.

Arotech Corporation provides defense and security products worldwide. The companyÂ’s Training and Simulation division develops, manufactures, and markets multimedia and interactive digital solutions for engineering, use-of-force training, and operator training of military, law enforcement, security, emergency services, and other personnel. This division offers simulators, systems engineering support, and software products for training vehicle operators to the United States military, government, municipalities, and private industry; weapon simulations used to train military pilots, weapon employment information used in air launched weapons, and part-task simulators to train aircrew; specialized use-of-force training simulators and systems for police, security personnel, and the military under the MILO Range trade name; and consulting and development support services under the Realtime Technologies trade name. Its Power Systems division provides electronics engineering and design, system integration, rapid prototyping, and vertically production services for military, aerospace, and industrial customers, including hybrid power generation systems, smart power subsystems for military vehicles and dismounted applications, and aircraft and missile systems support for weapons and communications technologies. This division also develops and sells rechargeable and primary batteries, and smart chargers to the military and medical markets, and to private defense industry under the Epsilor name. In addition, it develops, manufactures, and markets primary batteries, rechargeable batteries, and battery chargers for the military; and produces water-activated lifejacket lights for commercial aviation and marine applications under the Electric Fuel name. The company was formerly known as Electric Fuel Corporation and changed its name to Arotech Corporation in September 2003. The company was founded in 1990 and is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.