Financial Survey: Molekule Group (NASDAQ:MKUL) and AeroClean Technologies (NASDAQ:AERC)

Molekule Group (NASDAQ:MKULGet Rating) and AeroClean Technologies (NASDAQ:AERCGet Rating) are both small-cap industrial products companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Molekule Group has a beta of -6.71, indicating that its share price is 771% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AeroClean Technologies has a beta of -7.19, indicating that its share price is 819% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

4.0% of Molekule Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 4.0% of AeroClean Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 50.8% of Molekule Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 50.8% of AeroClean Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Molekule Group and AeroClean Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Molekule Group -578.61% -48.08% -36.35%
AeroClean Technologies -578.61% -48.08% -36.35%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Molekule Group and AeroClean Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Molekule Group 0 0 0 0 N/A
AeroClean Technologies 0 0 1 0 3.00

AeroClean Technologies has a consensus price target of $7.00, suggesting a potential upside of 382.76%. Given AeroClean Technologies’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe AeroClean Technologies is more favorable than Molekule Group.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Molekule Group and AeroClean Technologies’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Molekule Group $620,000.00 36.25 -$7.92 million ($0.28) -5.18
AeroClean Technologies $491,249.00 45.74 -$7.92 million ($0.28) -5.18

AeroClean Technologies is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Molekule Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

AeroClean Technologies beats Molekule Group on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Molekule Group

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AeroClean Technologies is a pathogen elimination technology company. It creates solutions for hospitals, offices and many shared spaces as well as elevators, aircraft and more. AeroClean Technologies is based in NEW YORK.

About AeroClean Technologies

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AeroClean Technologies, Inc., an interior space air purification technology company, provides air purification solutions for hospitals and other healthcare facilities. It offers interior air sterilization and disinfection products for the eradication of harmful airborne pathogens, including COVID-19. It provides Purgo, an air filtration machine; and Purgo Lift, an air purification solution for elevators and other wall-mount applications. The company was formerly known as AeroClean Technologies, LLC. AeroClean Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

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