Greystone Logistics (OTCMKTS:GLGI) and Taronis Technologies (NASDAQ:TRNX) are both small-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Greystone Logistics and Taronis Technologies’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Greystone Logistics $48.61 million 0.34 $1.62 million N/A N/A
Taronis Technologies $9.71 million 0.55 -$15.04 million N/A N/A

Greystone Logistics has higher revenue and earnings than Taronis Technologies.

Risk and Volatility

Greystone Logistics has a beta of 0.47, meaning that its stock price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Taronis Technologies has a beta of -0.46, meaning that its stock price is 146% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

8.9% of Taronis Technologies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Taronis Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Greystone Logistics and Taronis Technologies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Greystone Logistics 3.53% 80.26% 6.14%
Taronis Technologies -135.02% -81.90% -63.87%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Greystone Logistics and Taronis Technologies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Greystone Logistics 0 0 0 0 N/A
Taronis Technologies 0 0 1 0 3.00

Summary

Greystone Logistics beats Taronis Technologies on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Greystone Logistics

Greystone Logistics, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets plastic pallets and pelletized recycled plastic resin. It offers rackable, can, nestable, display, monoblock, half-barrel and slim keg stackable, drum, and mid duty pallets. The company also offers tolling services. It sells its pallets directly, as well as through a network of independent contractor distributors. The company was formerly known as PalWeb Corporation and changed its name to Greystone Logistics, Inc. in March 2005. Greystone Logistics, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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