Comparing Green Earth Technologies (OTCMKTS:GETG) and Chemours (OTCMKTS:CC)

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Green Earth Technologies (OTCMKTS:GETG) and Chemours (NYSE:CC) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Green Earth Technologies and Chemours’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Green Earth Technologies N/A N/A N/A
Chemours 12.60% 87.75% 11.90%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Green Earth Technologies and Chemours, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Green Earth Technologies 0 0 0 0 N/A
Chemours 0 4 6 0 2.60

Chemours has a consensus price target of $38.10, indicating a potential upside of 86.67%. Given Chemours’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Chemours is more favorable than Green Earth Technologies.

Volatility and Risk

Green Earth Technologies has a beta of 16.64, suggesting that its stock price is 1,564% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chemours has a beta of 2.51, suggesting that its stock price is 151% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Green Earth Technologies and Chemours’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Green Earth Technologies N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Chemours $6.64 billion 0.50 $995.00 million $5.67 3.60

Chemours has higher revenue and earnings than Green Earth Technologies.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.4% of Chemours shares are owned by institutional investors. 20.6% of Green Earth Technologies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Chemours shares are owned by company 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.

Dividends

Chemours pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Green Earth Technologies does not pay a dividend. Chemours pays out 17.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

Chemours beats Green Earth Technologies on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Green Earth Technologies

Green Earth Technologies, Inc. creates, develops, markets, sells, and distributes bio-based performance and cleaning products to the oil and gas well service, automotive aftermarket, outdoor power equipment, and marine markets worldwide. The company offers well services products, including well stimulation, sump remediation, and surface washing agents, as well as storage tank, oil field rig, and equipment cleaners; and performance products, such as motor oils, racing oils, engine oils, fuel stabilizers, and other lubricants. It also provides outdoor power equipment and cleaning chemicals comprising pressure washer equipment, multipurpose-multi surface cleaner, foam and oxy foam blaster, and grill and surface cleaner, as well as concrete cleaner and degreaser, siding and all purpose cleaner, and mold and mildew stain remover; and automotive appearance products consisting of car wash, wheel cleaner and brake dust shield, tire shine, glass cleaner, interior protectant, and rain repellent and anti-fog products. The company sells its products under the G-CLEAN, Well Wake-UP, G-OIL, and G-MARINE brands. It sells its products directly, as well as through distribution agreements with wholesalers, contractual arrangements with independent sales and marketing professionals, and the Internet. The company serves home centers, mass retail outlets, automotive stores, and equipment manufacturers. Green Earth Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut.

About Chemours

The Chemours Company provides performance chemicals in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. It operates through three segments: Titanium Technologies, Fluoroproducts, and Chemical Solutions. The Titanium Technologies segment manufactures and sells titanium dioxide under the Ti-Pure and BaiMax brands for various applications in architectural and industrial coatings, flexible and rigid plastic packaging, polyvinylchloride window profiles, laminate papers used for furniture and building materials, and coated papers and paperboards used for packaging. The Fluoroproducts segment provides fluoroproducts, including refrigerants, and industrial fluoropolymer resins and derivatives under the Teflon, Viton, Krytox, and Nafion brand names. The Chemical Solutions segment offers industrial and specialty chemicals for gold production, oil and gas, water treatment, electronics, and automotive industries. It also provides sodium cyanide through its mining solutions business; and performance chemicals and intermediates, such as methylamines, glycolic acid, and Vazo free radical initiators. The Chemours Company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.

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