ALGAE TEC LTD/S (OTCMKTS:ALGXY) and Geovax Labs (OTCMKTS:GOVX) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares ALGAE TEC LTD/S and Geovax Labs’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ALGAE TEC LTD/S $2.05 million 1.54 -$6.08 million N/A N/A
Geovax Labs $1.08 million 6.04 -$2.17 million ($0.03) -0.99

Geovax Labs has lower revenue, but higher earnings than ALGAE TEC LTD/S.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

0.1% of ALGAE TEC LTD/S shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of Geovax Labs shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.1% of Geovax Labs shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for ALGAE TEC LTD/S and Geovax Labs, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ALGAE TEC LTD/S 0 0 0 0 N/A
Geovax Labs 0 0 0 0 N/A

Profitability

This table compares ALGAE TEC LTD/S and Geovax Labs’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ALGAE TEC LTD/S N/A N/A N/A
Geovax Labs -290.02% N/A -422.86%

Volatility and Risk

ALGAE TEC LTD/S has a beta of 91.26, indicating that its stock price is 9,026% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Geovax Labs has a beta of 0.26, indicating that its stock price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

ALGAE TEC LTD/S beats Geovax Labs on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

ALGAE TEC LTD/S Company Profile

Affinity Energy and Health Limited operates as a plant-based health and wellbeing company in Australia, India, and the United States. It engages in developing technology to produce commercial quantities of algae and medicinal cannabis for supply to algae-based nutraceuticals, animal feed and aquaculture, medicinal cannabis, and biofuels markets. The company offers FeedMe Algae, an algae-based aqua feed; and algae-based biofuels. Affinity Energy and Health Limited was founded in 2007 and is based in Subiaco, Australia.

Geovax Labs Company Profile

GeoVax Labs, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company, develops human vaccines for infectious diseases and cancer in the United States and internationally. The company through its patented Modified Vaccinia Ankara-Virus Like Particle vaccine platform develops various vaccines. It is developing various vaccines that are in human clinical trials, and preclinical research and development phases, including vaccines against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); Zika virus; malaria; and hemorrhagic fever viruses, such as Ebola, Sudan, Marburg, and Lassa, as well as therapeutic vaccines for chronic Hepatitis B infections and cancers. The company has collaboration and partnership agreements with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health; the HIV Vaccines Trial Network; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; United States Army Research Institute of Infectious Disease; U.S. Naval Research Laboratory; Emory University; University of Pittsburgh; Georgia State University Research Foundation; Peking University; University of Texas Medical Branch; the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland; the Scripps Research Institute; the Burnet Institute; American Gene Technologies, Inc.; Viamune, Inc.; Vaxeal Holding SA; CaroGen Corporation; Virometix AG; and Leidos, Inc. GeoVax Labs, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in Smyrna, Georgia.

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