Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO) and Sino United Worldwide Consolidated (OTCMKTS:SUIC) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Risk & Volatility

Gevo has a beta of 2.61, indicating that its share price is 161% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sino United Worldwide Consolidated has a beta of -0.71, indicating that its share price is 171% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

6.3% of Gevo shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.4% of Gevo shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Gevo and Sino United Worldwide Consolidated’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gevo -101.94% -31.05% -25.79%
Sino United Worldwide Consolidated N/A -30.06% 27.50%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Gevo and Sino United Worldwide Consolidated’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gevo $32.86 million 1.36 -$27.98 million ($5.22) -0.64
Sino United Worldwide Consolidated $120,000.00 1,395.83 N/A N/A N/A

Sino United Worldwide Consolidated has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Gevo.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Gevo and Sino United Worldwide Consolidated, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gevo 0 0 1 0 3.00
Sino United Worldwide Consolidated 0 0 0 0 N/A

Gevo presently has a consensus price target of $10.00, indicating a potential upside of 199.40%. Given Gevo’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Gevo is more favorable than Sino United Worldwide Consolidated.

Summary

Gevo beats Sino United Worldwide Consolidated on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Gevo

Gevo, Inc. is a renewable chemicals and next generation biofuels company, which focuses on the development and commercialization of renewable alternatives to petroleum-based products. It operates through the following segments: Gevo; Gevo Development and Agri-Energy. The Gevo segment focuses in the research and development activities related to the future production of isobutanol, including the development of the firm’s proprietary biocatalysts, the production and sale of renewable jet and other fuels, the retrofit process, and the next generation of chemicals and biofuels that will be based on the company’s isobutanol technology. The Gevo Development and Agri-Energy segment is currently responsible for the operation of its agri energy facility and the production of ethanol, isobutanol, and related products. The company was founded by Matthew W. Peters, Peter Meinhold, and Frances Hamilton Arnold on June 9, 2005 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.

About Sino United Worldwide Consolidated

Sino United Worldwide Consolidated Ltd. provides IT management consulting services. The company was formerly known as AJ Greentech Holdings Ltd. and changed its name to Sino United Worldwide Consolidated Ltd. in July 2017. Sino United Worldwide Consolidated Ltd. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Flushing, New York.

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