Head-to-Head Analysis: Desktop Metal (NYSE:DM) vs. SCVX (NYSE:SCVX)


Desktop Metal (NYSE:DM – Get Rating) and SCVX (NYSE:SCVX – Get Rating) are both small-cap industrials companies, but which business is superior? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, profitability and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

39.2% of Desktop Metal‘s shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 72.1% of SCVX shares are held by institutional investors. 19.3% of Desktop Metal’s stock is held by insiders of the company. By comparison, 20.0% of SCVX shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of the current recommendations for Desktop Metal and SCVX, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Metal desk 0 3 3 0 2.50
SCVX 0 0 0 0 N / A

Desktop Metal currently has a consensus price target of $10.25, indicating a potential upside of 445.21%. Given Desktop Metal’s possible higher upside, stock analysts clearly believe that Desktop Metal is more favorable than SCVX.

Risk and Volatility

Desktop Metal has a beta of 0.64, indicating its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, SCVX has a beta of 0.06, indicating its stock price is 94% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Desktop Metal and SCVX.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Metal desk -173.46% -15.09% -13.88%
SCVX N / A -377.51% 4.12%

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of Desktop Metal and SCVX.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Metal desk $112.41 million 5.23 -$240.33 million ($0.90) -2.09
SCVX N / A N / A -$13.12 million N / A N / A

SCVX has lower earnings, but higher earnings than Desktop Metal.

About Desktop Metal (Get an evaluation)

Desktop Metal, Inc. is dedicated to manufacturing and selling additive manufacturing technologies for engineers, designers and makers in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. The company offers Production System, an industrial manufacturing solution; Shop System, a mid-volume binder jetting platform; X-Series platform for mass production of metal, ceramic or composite 3D printed parts by binder jetting, balancing speed and quality; and Studio System, a desktop metal 3D printing system; and the Fiber platform which offers a desktop 3D printer. In addition, it provides the Xtreme 8K platform, designed for high-temperature industrial production of end-use photopolymer parts, and uses high-power light sources with a water-cooled DLP chip; the Einstein series, designed for dental professionals that offers 3D printing; The P4K platform offers a series of advanced DLP printer models designed for volume production in precision applications; Envision One platform; which leverages patented CDLM technology for high-volume production of end-use photopolymer parts; D4K Pro platform, designed for jewelry and chairside settings; the S-Max platform, which provides a digital casting solution; and Robotic Additive Manufacturing, or RAM, a platform that offers robotic 3D printing solutions. Additionally, the company offers S-Print, an entry-level solution for prototyping and small-batch production in digital casting applications; and the 3D-Bioplotter platform which offers a biofabrication solution. In addition, the Company provides binder jetting materials, DLP and CDLM photopolymer resins, BMD materials, micro-AFP materials and bioprinting materials. It serves the automotive, aerospace, healthcare and dental, consumer products, heavy industry, machine design, and research and development industries. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts.

About SCVX (Get an evaluation)

SCVX LogoSCVX Corp. has no significant activities. It intends to effect a merger, stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or related business combination with one or more companies in the cybersecurity industry. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Washington, District of Columbia.

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