Arcadis (ARCAY) and Acorn Energy (ACFN) Head to Head Survey

Arcadis (OTCMKTS:ARCAY) and Acorn Energy (OTCMKTS:ACFN) are both small-cap construction companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Arcadis and Acorn Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Arcadis 0 0 0 0 N/A
Acorn Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A

Dividends

Arcadis pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Acorn Energy does not pay a dividend.

Profitability

This table compares Arcadis and Acorn Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Arcadis N/A N/A N/A
Acorn Energy -47.72% -699.59% -24.43%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Arcadis and Acorn Energy’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Arcadis $3.64 billion 0.31 $80.02 million N/A N/A
Acorn Energy $4.35 million 1.94 -$1.16 million N/A N/A

Arcadis has higher revenue and earnings than Acorn Energy.

Volatility & Risk

Arcadis has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Acorn Energy has a beta of 2.34, indicating that its share price is 134% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Arcadis beats Acorn Energy on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Arcadis Company Profile

Arcadis NV operates as a design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets worldwide. The company operates through Europe & Middle East, the Americas, Asia Pacific, and CallisonRTKL segments. It offers design, consultancy, engineering, project, and management services for various sectors. The company provides architectural design, landscape architecture, and performance driven architecture services; business advisory services for asset strategy and performance, business transformation and resiliency, investment and finance, and technology and information; and construction management and site supervision, cost management, program management, and project management services. It also offers contract solutions for claims preparation and defense, dispute avoidance and resolution, expert witness, and strategic procurement and contract advice; cost and commercial management, strategic procurement and contract strategy, and whole lifecycle costing services; civil and structural engineering, asset management, electrical engineering, building information modelling, mechanical engineering, and tunneling and underground infrastructure services; and environmental solutions, such as site evaluation and restoration, strategic environmental consulting, environmental construction, and environmental planning services. In addition, the company provides sustainable urban development, transportation planning, and urban planning services; and water supply and treatment, water management, and industrial water treatment services. It serves natural resources, power, retail, transportation, water and utilities, public, and other industrial sectors, as well as cities, commercial developers, contractors, and financial institutions. The company was formerly known as Heidemij NV and changed its name to Arcadis N.V. in October 1997. Arcadis NV was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Acorn Energy Company Profile

Acorn Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops and markets wireless remote monitoring and control systems for various markets in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Power Generation (PG) and Cathodic Protection (CP) monitoring. The PG segment develops and markets wireless remote monitoring and control systems, and services for critical assets, which include stand-by power generators, compressors, batteries, pumps, pumpjacks, light towers, turbines, and other industrial equipment; and Internet of Things applications. The CP segment offers cathodic protection systems on gas pipelines for gas utilities and pipeline companies for remote monitoring. It serves customers in the Fortune 500 or Fortune Global 500. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Wilmington, Delaware.

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