Nano-X Imaging (NASDAQ:NNOX) and Check-Cap (NASDAQ:CHEK) Financial Analysis

Nano-X Imaging (NASDAQ:NNOX) and Check-Cap (NASDAQ:CHEK) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and earnings.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

5.9% of Nano-X Imaging shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 1.5% of Check-Cap shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Nano-X Imaging and Check-Cap, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Nano-X Imaging 0 1 4 0 2.80
Check-Cap 0 1 1 0 2.50

Nano-X Imaging currently has a consensus price target of $61.33, indicating a potential upside of 114.00%. Check-Cap has a consensus price target of $3.00, indicating a potential upside of 78.57%. Given Nano-X Imaging’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Nano-X Imaging is more favorable than Check-Cap.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Nano-X Imaging and Check-Cap’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Nano-X Imaging N/A N/A -$43.81 million ($1.23) -23.30
Check-Cap N/A N/A -$13.85 million ($0.08) -21.00

Nano-X Imaging is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Check-Cap, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Nano-X Imaging and Check-Cap’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Nano-X Imaging N/A N/A N/A
Check-Cap N/A -114.33% -98.40%

Summary

Nano-X Imaging beats Check-Cap on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Nano-X Imaging Company Profile

Nano-X Imaging Ltd., a development-stage company, develops, produces, and commercializes digital X-ray source technology for the medical imaging industry worldwide. Its X-ray source is based on a novel digital MEMs semiconductor cathode. The company also develops a prototype of the Nanox.ARC, a medical imaging system incorporating its novel digital X-ray source; and Nanox.CLOUD, a companion cloud-based software that will allow for the delivery of medical screening as a service. Nano-X Imaging Ltd. was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Neve Ilan, Israel.

Check-Cap Company Profile

Check-Cap Ltd., a clinical stage medical diagnostics company, engages in the development of a capsule-based system that utilizes low-dose X-rays to scan the inner lining of the colon for precancerous polyps, and other structural abnormalities in Israel. Its C-Scan system consists of C-Scan Cap, an X-ray scanning capsule, which is designed to measure, collect, and transmit structural information; C-Scan Track, a disposable system attached to the patient's back via biocompatible adhesive skin patches; and C-Scan View software, a client/server-based application that enables procedure data download from the C-Scan Track, data analysis and report generation. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Isfiya, Israel.

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