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Critical review: On Track Innovations (OTCMKTS: OTIVF) and Ichor (NASDAQ: ICHR)

On Track Innovations (OTCMKTS:OTIVF – Get Rating) and Ichor (NASDAQ:ICHR – Get Rating) are both small-cap IT and technology companies, but which is the better stock? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of On Track Innovations and Ichor.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Innovations on track -99.63% -386.24% -56.32%
Ichor 5.71% 17.89% 9.46%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

33.6% of On Track Innovations shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.0% of Ichor’s shares are held by institutional investors. 8.0% of On Track Innovations shares are held by insiders of the company. Comparatively, 2.8% of Ichor’s shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of On Track Innovations and Ichor.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Innovations on track $14.88 million 0.15 -$11.66 million ($0.17) -0.18
Ichor $1.10 billion 0.81 $70.90 million $2.22 13.96

Ichor has higher revenue and profit than On Track Innovations. On Track Innovations trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Ichor, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Notes

This is a summary of the current ratings for On Track Innovations and Ichor, as reported by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Innovations on track 0 0 0 0 N / A
Ichor 0 0 3 0 3.00

Ichor has a consensus target price of $46.20, suggesting a potential upside of 49.03%. Given Ichor’s possible higher upside, analysts clearly believe that Ichor is more favorable than On Track Innovations.

Risk and Volatility

On Track Innovations has a beta of 0.84, which means its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ichor has a beta of 2.1, which means its stock price is 110% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Ichor beats On Track Innovations on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Company Profile On Track Innovations (Get a rating)

On Track Innovations Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops and markets cashless payment solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Retail and Petroleum. The Company’s product portfolio includes readers, controllers and terminals, management software, payment services and payment system as a service (PSaaS). It offers the OtiMetry system which integrates telemetry, sales and operations in one solution with cloud control, as well as real-time online management and alerts; TRIO-IQ, telemetry gateway and EMV payment reader; TRIO, a payment device to be installed in kiosks and vending machines; UNO-8 and UNO-PLUS contactless readers for unattended retail environments with self-service payment stations, including ATMs, toll roads, access control and transit validators common ; and controllers and gateways include OTI TeleBox, a machine-to-machine controller that enables communication between machines, and GoBox, a machine-to-machine controller that communicates between machines, cashless readers and remote servers. The company also provides Terminal Management System, which is a cloud-based system that provides real-time control and information on each machine allowing operators to remotely manage their terminal fleet; and cloud-based vending management system and vending BI. Additionally, it offers payment services, including payment service API, application programming interface; closed-loop payment supporting closed-loop payment cards; and APIs for integration with mobile payment solutions, as well as original equipment manufacturer (OEM) payment solutions. The company’s readers are certified by various card associations and support Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, MIFARE, FeliCa and others. The company was previously known as De-Bug Innovations Ltd. and changed its name to On Track Innovations Ltd. in July 1991. On Track Innovations Ltd. was incorporated in 1990 and is headquartered in Yokneam Illit, Israel.

Ichor Company Profile (Get a rating)

Ichor Holdings, Ltd. deals with the design, engineering and manufacturing of subsystems and fluid delivery components for semiconductor equipment. It mainly offers gas and chemical delivery systems and subsystems that are used in the manufacture of semiconductor devices. The company’s gas delivery subsystems supply, monitor and control gases used in semiconductor manufacturing processes, such as etching and deposition; and chemical delivery subsystems mix and dispense reactive liquid chemicals used in semiconductor manufacturing processes including chemical-mechanical planarization, electroplating, and cleaning. It also manufactures precision machined components, welds, electron beams, laser welded components, precision vacuum and hydrogen soldering, surface treatment technologies and other proprietary products to be used in fluid distribution systems. The Company primarily markets its products directly and through resellers to OEMs in the semiconductor equipment market in the United States, United Kingdom, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea, Mexico and the United States. ‘international. Ichor Holdings, Ltd. was incorporated in 1999 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

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