Comparing Precision Optics (POCI) & Its Competitors

Precision Optics (NASDAQ:POCIGet Rating) is one of 71 publicly-traded companies in the “Electromedical equipment” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Precision Optics to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Volatility and Risk

Precision Optics has a beta of 0.43, suggesting that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Precision Optics’ competitors have a beta of 13.27, suggesting that their average stock price is 1,227% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Precision Optics and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Precision Optics $15.68 million -$930,000.00 42.00
Precision Optics Competitors $1.05 billion $117.04 million 4.52

Precision Optics’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Precision Optics. Precision Optics is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

25.4% of Precision Optics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.6% of shares of all “Electromedical equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 22.7% of Precision Optics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.4% of shares of all “Electromedical equipment” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Precision Optics and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Precision Optics 3.50% 1.27% 0.67%
Precision Optics Competitors -660.16% -49.32% -23.85%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Precision Optics and its competitors, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Precision Optics 0 0 0 0 N/A
Precision Optics Competitors 114 639 1782 80 2.70

As a group, “Electromedical equipment” companies have a potential upside of 71.45%. Given Precision Optics’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Precision Optics has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Precision Optics Company Profile

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Precision Optics Corp., engages in the design, development, manufacture, and selling of optical instruments. Its products include microprecision lenses and micro medical camera, 3D endoscope, and robotic surgery systems. The company was founded by Richard E. Forkey in December 1982 and is headquartered in Gardner, MA.

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