Westport Fuel Systems (NASDAQ:WPRT) and Mosenergo Pao (OTCMKTS:AOMOY) are both small-cap auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends and profitability.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
25.8% of Westport Fuel Systems shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Mosenergo Pao shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Westport Fuel Systems has a beta of 2.62, suggesting that its stock price is 162% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mosenergo Pao has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Westport Fuel Systems and Mosenergo Pao, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Westport Fuel Systems||0||1||2||0||2.67|
Westport Fuel Systems currently has a consensus target price of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 204.88%.
This table compares Westport Fuel Systems and Mosenergo Pao’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Westport Fuel Systems||-13.13%||-40.56%||-14.58%|
Mosenergo Pao pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share. Westport Fuel Systems does not pay a dividend.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Westport Fuel Systems and Mosenergo Pao’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Westport Fuel Systems||$247.10 million||0.88||-$9.97 million||($0.44)||-3.73|
|Mosenergo Pao||$3.36 billion||0.00||$425.21 million||N/A||N/A|
Mosenergo Pao has higher revenue and earnings than Westport Fuel Systems.
Mosenergo Pao beats Westport Fuel Systems on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Westport Fuel Systems
Westport Fuel Systems Inc. engineers, manufactures, and supplies alternative fuel systems and components for the transportation and industrial markets worldwide. It operates through Transportation and Cummins Westport Inc. Joint Venture segments. The company designs, manufactures, and sells compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquid petroleum gas (LPG) components and systems, such as pressure regulators, injectors, electronic control units, valves, and filters, as well as bi-fuel, mono-fuel, and dual-fuel LPG and CNG conversion kits for passenger cars, light-duty trucks, and medium-duty vehicles, including original engine manufacture (OEM), delayed OEM, and aftermarket segments. It also designs, manufactures, and sells a range of CNG compressors and refueling systems for individuals or small fleets; and LPG injection and natural gas fuel systems, and CNG and LPG systems. In addition, the company offers Westport HPDI 2.0, a complete fully-OEM-integrated system that enables heavy-duty trucks to operate on natural gas; high efficiency spark ignited natural gas system; cryogenic tank and pump products; and cryogenic pumps used in mining, rail, marine, and oil and gas applications. Further, the company offers natural gas or propane engines for transit, school, and shuttle buses; conventional trucks and tractors; refuse collection trucks; and specialty vehicles, such as short-haul port drayage trucks and street sweepers. Westport Fuel Systems Inc. markets its products primarily under the BRC, Prins, Zavoli, OMVL, TA Gas Technology, Valtek, Emer, and CUBOGAS brands. The company was formerly known as Westport Innovations Inc. and changed its name to Westport Fuel Systems Inc. in June 2016. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
About Mosenergo Pao
Public Joint Stock Company Mosenergo engages in the generation of heat and electric power in the Moscow City and Moscow region. It operates in two segments, Electric Energy and Heat Energy. The company owns 15 power plants with an operational capacity of approximately 12,873 megawatts of electricity; and 42,760 gigacalories/hour of heat capacity. It is also involved in the production, transmission, and distribution of heat and hot water; provision of repair and reconstruction services, as well as rental and maintenance services; and sale of feed water. In addition, the company provides design and construction management services. Public Joint Stock Company Mosenergo was founded in 1886 and is based in Moscow, Russia. Public Joint Stock Company Mosenergo is a subsidiary of Gazprom Energoholding LLC.
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