Enviro Technologies (OTCMKTS:EVTN) and Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX) are both business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Enviro Technologies and Lam Research’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Enviro Technologies||$260,000.00||8.53||$2.07 million||N/A||N/A|
|Lam Research||$11.08 billion||2.42||$2.38 billion||$17.87||9.84|
Lam Research has higher revenue and earnings than Enviro Technologies.
This table compares Enviro Technologies and Lam Research’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Lam Research pays an annual dividend of $4.40 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.5%. Enviro Technologies does not pay a dividend. Lam Research pays out 24.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Lam Research has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
This is a summary of recent ratings for Enviro Technologies and Lam Research, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Lam Research has a consensus target price of $214.69, suggesting a potential upside of 22.04%. Given Lam Research’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Lam Research is more favorable than Enviro Technologies.
Volatility and Risk
Enviro Technologies has a beta of 3.3, meaning that its stock price is 230% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Lam Research has a beta of 1.5, meaning that its stock price is 50% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
89.1% of Lam Research shares are owned by institutional investors. 31.3% of Enviro Technologies shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Lam Research shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Lam Research beats Enviro Technologies on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Enviro Technologies Company Profile
Enviro Technologies, Inc. provides environmental and industrial separation technology. The company develops, manufactures, sells, and rents its patented technology, the Voraxial Separator, which is a continuous flow turbo machine that separates liquid/liquid, liquid/solid, or liquid/liquid/solid fluid mixtures with distinct specific gravities. It serves oil exploration and production, oil refineries, and oil spill markets, as well as mining, sewage, manufacturing, waste-to-energy, and food processing industries. The company was formerly known as Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. and changed its name to Enviro Technologies, Inc. in November 2017. Enviro Technologies, Inc. was founded in 1964 and is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Lam Research Company Profile
Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits worldwide. The company offers ALTUS systems to deposit conformal films for tungsten metallization applications; SABRE electrochemical deposition product for copper damascene manufacturing; SOLA ultraviolet thermal processing products for film treatment; SPEED gapfill high-density plasma chemical vapor deposition (CVD) products; Striker single-wafer atomic layer deposition (ALD) products; and VECTOR plasma-enhanced CVD ALD products. It also provides Flex for dielectric etch applications; Kiyo for conductor etch applications; Syndion for through-silicon via etch applications; and Versys metal products for metal etch processes. In addition, the company offers Coronus bevel clean products to enhance die yield; and Da Vinci, DV-Prime, EOS, SP to address a range of wafer cleaning. Further, it provides Metryx mass metrology systems for high aspect ratio etch, conformal and ALD/sidewall deposition, horizontal processing, film density monitoring, carbon mask open, and wafer cleaning/polymer removal applications; and legacy products. Lam Research Corporation was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.
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