Critical comparison: Captor Capital (OTCMKTS: CPTRF) and Ferroglobe (NASDAQ: GSM)

CAPITAL SENSOR (OTCMKTS: CPTRFGet a rating) and Ferroglobe (NASDAQ: GSMGet a rating) are both medical companies, but which is the higher value? We’ll compare the two companies based on their risk strength, profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Captor Capital and Ferroglobe, as provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
ferroglobe 0 0 1 0 3.00

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of Captor Capital and Ferroglobe.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
CAPITAL SENSOR $12.28 million 0.54 -$4.45 million N / A N / A
ferroglobe $1.78 billion 0.85 -95.75 million dollars ($0.58) -13.93

Captor Capital has higher earnings, but lower earnings than Ferroglobe.

Institutional and insider ownership

0.2% of Captor Capital shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 31.2% of Ferroglobe’s shares are held by institutional investors. 13.1% of Ferroglobe shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers, and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Captor Capital and Ferroglobe.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
CAPITAL SENSOR -35.71% -24.14% -16.48%
ferroglobe -5.38% -11.02% -2.35%


Ferroglobe beats Captor Capital on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Captor Capital Company Profile (Get a rating)

Captor Capital Corp. is engaged in the manufacturing and retailing of cannabis products in the United States. It operates two dispensaries under the CHAI Cannabis Co. brand in Santa Cruz and Monterey, California, as well as an e-commerce site under the CHAI brand. The company was previously known as NWT Uranium Corp. and changed its name to Captor Capital Corp. in June 2017. Captor Capital Corp. was incorporated in 2003 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

Ferroglobe Company Profile (Get a rating)

Ferroglobe PLC operates in the silicon and specialty metals industry in the United States, Europe and internationally. The company offers silicone chemicals that are used in a range of applications, including personal care items, construction-related products, healthcare and electronics products, as well as silicon metal for primary and secondary aluminum producers; silicomanganese, which is used as a deoxidizing agent in the steelmaking process; and ferromanganese which is used as a deoxidizing, desulphurizing and degassing agent in the removal of nitrogen and other harmful elements from steel. It also provides ferrosilicon products which are used to produce stainless steel, carbon steel and various other steel alloys, as well as to manufacture electrodes and aluminum; calcium-silicon, which is used in the deoxidation and desulfurization of liquid steel, and the production of coatings for cast iron pipes, as well as in the process of welding metal powders and in pyrotechnics; nodularizers and inoculants, which are used in the production of iron; and silica fume, a by-product of the electrometallurgical process of silicon metal and ferrosilicon. Additionally, the Company operates quartz mines in Spain, South Africa, the United States and Canada; and low-ash metallurgical coal mines in the United States, as well as interests in a hydroelectric power plant in France. It serves silicone, aluminum and steel chemical manufacturers; car manufacturers and their suppliers; ductile iron foundries; manufacturers of photovoltaic solar cells and computer chips; and concrete producers. The company was previously known as VeloNewco Limited and changed its name to Ferroglobe PLC in December 2015. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in London, UK. Ferroglobe PLC is a subsidiary of Grupo Villar Mir, SAU

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