Reviewing Verde Clean Fuels (VGAS) and Its Peers

Verde Clean Fuels (NASDAQ:VGASGet Free Report) is one of 42 publicly-traded companies in the “Industrial organic chemicals” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Verde Clean Fuels to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation, earnings, profitability and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Verde Clean Fuels and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Verde Clean Fuels 0 0 0 0 N/A
Verde Clean Fuels Competitors 404 929 1395 61 2.40

As a group, “Industrial organic chemicals” companies have a potential upside of 6.77%. Given Verde Clean Fuels’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Verde Clean Fuels has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Profitability

This table compares Verde Clean Fuels and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Verde Clean Fuels N/A -8.31% -6.79%
Verde Clean Fuels Competitors 6.07% -377.69% -1.68%

Volatility and Risk

Verde Clean Fuels has a beta of -0.48, meaning that its stock price is 148% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Verde Clean Fuels’ peers have a beta of 0.82, meaning that their average stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Verde Clean Fuels and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Verde Clean Fuels N/A -$2.74 million -8.22
Verde Clean Fuels Competitors $6.49 billion $12.48 million 4.65

Verde Clean Fuels’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Verde Clean Fuels. Verde Clean Fuels is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

15.6% of Verde Clean Fuels shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 46.4% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies are owned by institutional investors. 15.9% of shares of all “Industrial organic chemicals” companies 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.

Summary

Verde Clean Fuels peers beat Verde Clean Fuels on 9 of the 10 factors compared.

Verde Clean Fuels Company Profile

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Verde Clean Fuels, Inc., a renewable energy company in the United States. It specializes in the conversion of synthesis gas, or syngas, derived from feedstocks, such as biomass, municipal solid waste, and mixed plastics, as well as natural gas, including synthetic natural gas and other feedstocks, into gasoline through proprietary liquid fuels technology. Verde Clean Fuels, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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