QF Liquidation (QTWWQ) and Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share (JCI) Financial Contrast
QF Liquidation (OTCMKTS: QTWWQ) and Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share (NYSE:JCI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares QF Liquidation and Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|QF Liquidation||$34.10 million||0.01||-$14.92 million||N/A||N/A|
|Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share||$30.17 billion||1.15||$1.61 billion||$2.03||18.43|
Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share has higher revenue and earnings than QF Liquidation.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for QF Liquidation and Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share||1||8||9||0||2.44|
Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share has a consensus price target of $47.58, indicating a potential upside of 27.19%. Given Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share is more favorable than QF Liquidation.
Risk and Volatility
QF Liquidation has a beta of 1.69, indicating that its share price is 69% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share has a beta of 0.9, indicating that its share price is 10% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. QF Liquidation does not pay a dividend. Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share pays out 49.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. QF Liquidation has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years.
This table compares QF Liquidation and Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share||6.32%||11.91%||4.89%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
89.9% of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share shares are held by institutional investors. 3.0% of QF Liquidation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share beats QF Liquidation on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
QF Liquidation Company Profile
QF Liquidation Inc, formerly Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. is engaged in the development and production of compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel storage tanks and packaged fuel storage systems and in the integration of vehicle system technologies, including engine and vehicle control systems and drivetrains. It operates through Fuel Storage & Systems and Corporate segments. It produces CNG storage tanks and fully-integrated natural gas storage systems to truck and automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and aftermarket and OEM truck integrators. Its products include high pressure gaseous fuel tanks, packaged fuel system modules, gaseous fuel electronic vehicle control systems and software, and other. It also offers services, including fuel storage and system design and validation, testing and validation, certification and compliance, production engineering and manufacturing process development, vehicle level assembly, training, and service and warranty.
Johnson Controls International plc Ordinary Share Company Profile
Johnson Controls, Inc. is a technology company. The Company provides products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles, and seating and interior systems for automobiles. The Company operates in two segments: Building Efficiency and Power Solutions. The Building Efficiency segment offers designing, producing, marketing and installing integrated heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, building management systems, controls, security and mechanical equipment. The Power Solutions segment offers lead-acid automotive batteries for passenger cars, light trucks and utility vehicles. The Company serves both automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The Company also supplies advanced battery technologies to power start-stop, hybrid and electric vehicles.
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