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Comparison Alpine 4 (NASDAQ:ALPP) & Track Group (OTCMKTS:TRCK)


Alpine 4 (NASDAQ: ALPPGet a rating) and Track Group (OTCMKTS: TRCKGet a rating) are both small-cap, multi-industry conglomerate companies, but which stock is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on institutional ownership strength, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Alpine 4 and Track Group.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Alpine 4 -37.58% -36.13% -18.99%
Track group 4.55% 360.55% 18.53%

Institutional and insider ownership

7.9% of Alpine 4 shares are held by institutional investors. 8.2% of Alpine 4 shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 11.1% of Track Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large money managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Alpine 4 and Track Group.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Alpine 4 $51.64 million 2.68 -$19.41 million N / A N / A
Track group $39.66 million 0.32 $3.44 million $0.14 7.93

Track Group has lower revenue, but higher revenue than Alpine 4.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of the current ratings and recommendations for Alpine 4 and Track Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Alpine 4 0 0 0 0 N / A
Track group 0 0 0 0 N / A

Summary

Track Group beats Alpine 4 out of 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Alpine 4 (Get a rating)

Alpine 4 Holdings, Inc., a technology holding company, provides contract electronics manufacturing solutions in the United States. The Company also offers automotive technologies, including 6th Sense Auto, a connected car technology that provides various benefits to management, sales, finance and service departments in the automotive dealership industry to improve productivity, profitability and customer loyalty; and BrakeActive, a safety feature that enhances the ability of the vehicle’s third brake light to reduce or prevent a rear-end collision. In addition, it designs, manufactures and installs dust collectors, commercial ducts, range hoods, industrial ventilation systems, machine guards, architectural works, water furnaces and other products, as well as ducts specialized spiral. Additionally, the company provides logistics services to various industries, such as medical, consumer electronics, energy and disaster relief; custom manufacturing of dietary and nutritional supplements; international contracting, manufacturing and project management services; and geospatial and 3D data services for various industries, including construction, oil/gas, mining and quarrying. It also manufactures and markets electronic components; and designs, manufactures and distributes commercial LED lighting and electronic products, such as televisions, mounting solutions, projectors and displays, audio equipment, digital displays, mobile audio and video systems, and various cables and connection products. The company was previously known as Alpine 4 Technologies, Ltd. and changed its name to Alpine 4 Holdings, Inc. in March 2021. Alpine 4 Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.

About the track group (Get a rating)

Track Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures and markets tracking devices. Its products include ReliAlert XC4, a GPS monitoring device; ReliAlert XC 3, which allows agencies to track offenders’ movements and communicate directly with them in real time using built-in two-way/three-way voice communication technology; and Shadow, a 3G-enabled offender tracking device. The company also provides IntelliTrack, a state-of-the-art, device-independent secure platform; IntelliTrack Mobile, a mobile application of Intellitrack software is available for Android and iOS devices; TrackerPAL, a cloud-based monitoring system; TrackerPAL Mobile, a mobile application of TrackerPAL software for Android and iOS devices; data analysis services; and BACtrack, a smartphone-based remote alcohol monitoring system. Additionally, it offers the Empower smartphone app which provides support to victims and survivors by creating a mobile geographic area around a domestic violence survivor and communicates with the offender’s tracking device; InTouch, a smartphone monitoring and supervision application for the criminal justice market; SecureCuff steel bands; and RF Beacon, a self-contained, short-range transmitter station that provides a radio frequency signal communicating with assigned offenders’ GPS devices, as well as product support services. Additionally, the Company develops and sells various related software, services, accessories, networking solutions and monitoring applications. It sells its products in the United States, Latin America and internationally. The company was formerly known as SecureAlert, Inc. and changed its name to Track Group, Inc. in May 2015. Track Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is headquartered in Naperville, Illinois.



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