Head to Head Comparison: Motus GI (NASDAQ:MOTS) versus AIT Therapeutics (NASDAQ:AITB)

AIT Therapeutics (OTCMKTS:AITB) and Motus GI (NASDAQ:MOTS) are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares AIT Therapeutics and Motus GI’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
AIT Therapeutics N/A N/A -$18.04 million ($3.01) -1.79
Motus GI $40,000.00 1,592.66 -$22.26 million ($1.23) -2.41

AIT Therapeutics has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Motus GI. Motus GI is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AIT Therapeutics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

AIT Therapeutics has a beta of -0.31, meaning that its stock price is 131% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Motus GI has a beta of 1.61, meaning that its stock price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for AIT Therapeutics and Motus GI, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
AIT Therapeutics 0 0 0 0 N/A
Motus GI 0 0 4 0 3.00

Motus GI has a consensus price target of $9.63, suggesting a potential upside of 224.07%. Given Motus GI’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Motus GI is more favorable than AIT Therapeutics.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

35.3% of Motus GI shares are owned by institutional investors. 18.1% of Motus GI shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares AIT Therapeutics and Motus GI’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
AIT Therapeutics N/A N/A -100.76%
Motus GI N/A -155.61% -117.80%

Summary

Motus GI beats AIT Therapeutics on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About AIT Therapeutics

AIT Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage medical device and biopharmaceutical company, develops nitric oxide (NO) delivery systems to treat respiratory and other diseases. Its NO delivery systems are used for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, bronchiolitis, and nontuberculous mycobacteria. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Garden City, New York.

About Motus GI

Motus GI Holdings, Inc. operates as a medical technology company to enhance the endoscopy outcomes and experiences in the United States and Israel. It focuses on the development and commercialization of the Pure-Vu system to enhance the colonoscopy experience and assist in the early detection and prevention of colorectal cancer and other diseases of the rectum and colon. The company is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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