Head-to-Head Poll: Next Hydrogen Solutions (OTC:NXHSF) vs. Lam Research (NASDAQ:LRCX)

Lam Search (NASDAQ: LRCXGet a rating) and Next Hydrogen Solutions (OTC: NXHSFGet a rating) are both IT and technology companies, but what’s the best move? We’ll compare the two companies based on their dividend strength, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings and profitability.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Lam Research and Next Hydrogen Solutions.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Search Lam 27.13% 75.51% 28.40%
Next Hydrogen Solutions N / A N / A N / A

Valuation and benefits

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Lam Research and Next Hydrogen Solutions.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Search Lam $14.63 billion 4.54 $3.91 billion $31.99 14.89
Next Hydrogen Solutions N / A N / A N / A N / A N / A

Lam Research has higher revenue and profit than Next Hydrogen Solutions.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommendations for Lam Research and Next Hydrogen Solutions, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Search Lam 0 ten ten 0 2.50
Next Hydrogen Solutions 0 0 0 0 N / A

Lam Research currently has a consensus price target of $675.53, suggesting a potential upside of 41.79%. Next Hydrogen Solutions has a consensus price target of $4.50, suggesting a potential upside of 133.16%. Given Next Hydrogen Solutions’ likely higher upside, analysts clearly believe Next Hydrogen Solutions is more favorable than Lam Research.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

81.6% of Lam Research shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Lam Research shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large fund managers, hedge funds, and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Lam Research beats Next Hydrogen Solutions on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Lam Research Company Profile (Get a rating)

Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the manufacture of integrated circuits. The company offers ALTUS systems to deposit conformal films for tungsten plating applications; SABER electrochemical deposition products for copper interconnect transition that offers damascened copper fabrication; SOLA ultraviolet heat treatment products for film processing; and VECTOR plasma-enriched CVD ALD products. It also provides SPEED gapfill high density plasma chemical vapor deposition products; and Striker single-wafer atomic layer deposition products for dielectric film solutions. Additionally, the company offers Flex for dielectric etching applications; Kiyo for conductor etching applications; Syndion for through-silicon via etch applications; and Versys metal products for metal engraving processes. In addition, it provides Coronus bevel cleaners to improve die performance; Da Vinci, DV-Prime, EOS and SP series products to meet various wafer cleaning applications; and Metryx mass metrology systems for high precision in-line mass measurement in semiconductor wafer fabrication. The company sells its products and services to the semiconductor industry in the United States, China, Europe, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, Taiwan and internationally. Lam Research Corporation was incorporated in 1980 and is headquartered in Fremont, California.

Next Hydrogen Solutions Company Profile (Get a rating)

Next Hydrogen Corporation designs, manufactures and sells water electrolysers to convert intermittent renewable electrical energy sources into clean hydrogen. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is headquartered in Mississauga, Canada.

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