Reviewing Garrett Motion (NYSE:GTX) and QF Liquidation (NYSE:QTWWQ)

Garrett Motion (NYSE:GTX) and QF Liquidation (OTCMKTS:QTWWQ) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, dividends, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Garrett Motion and QF Liquidation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Garrett Motion 2 4 0 0 1.67
QF Liquidation 0 0 0 0 N/A

Garrett Motion currently has a consensus target price of $9.17, suggesting a potential upside of 81.88%. Given Garrett Motion’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Garrett Motion is more favorable than QF Liquidation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Garrett Motion and QF Liquidation’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Garrett Motion $3.25 billion 0.12 $313.00 million $3.86 1.31
QF Liquidation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Garrett Motion has higher revenue and earnings than QF Liquidation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

84.0% of Garrett Motion shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Garrett Motion shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of QF Liquidation shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Garrett Motion has a beta of 3.52, indicating that its stock price is 252% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, QF Liquidation has a beta of 8.41, indicating that its stock price is 741% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Garrett Motion and QF Liquidation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Garrett Motion 9.25% -10.56% 10.58%
QF Liquidation N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Garrett Motion beats QF Liquidation on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Garrett Motion

Garrett Motion Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells turbocharger and electric boosting technologies for light and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket worldwide. The company offers light vehicle gasoline and diesel, and commercial vehicle turbochargers. Its integrated vehicle health management tools detect intermittent faults and anomalies to provide understanding of the real-time health of a vehicle system. The company offers its products through distribution networks. Garrett Motion Inc. was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Rolle, Switzerland.

About QF Liquidation

QF Liquidation, Inc. develops, produces, and sells compressed natural gas fuel storage tanks and packaged fuel storage systems for heavy, medium, and light-duty trucks; and passenger vehicles in the United States, Canada, Germany, Australia, India, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Taiwan. Its products include high pressure gaseous fuel tanks, packaged fuel system modules, gaseous fuel electronic vehicle control systems and software, hybrid control and motor control software systems, inverters and motors, and engines/generators and fuel cell power. The company also designs, develops, engineers, and validates fuel storage systems for natural gas vehicle applications ranging from passenger vehicles to heavy duty trucks; and integrates electric motors, inverters, generators, and electronic vehicle control components into hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles. In addition, it provides component, subsystem, and system testing and validation services; certification and compliance; and production engineering and manufacturing process development services. Further, the company offers vehicle level assembly services; technical training services; and service procedures, diagnostics, tools, and repair/maintenance programs for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Its customers include OEMs, aftermarket and OEM truck integrators, fleets, material science companies, and other governmental entities and agencies. The company, formerly known as Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Lake Forest, California.

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