Financial Survey: Aemetis (AMTX) vs. Mission Newenergy (MNELF)

Aemetis (NASDAQ:AMTX) and Mission Newenergy (OTCMKTS:MNELF) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

17.1% of Aemetis shares are owned by institutional investors. 24.2% of Aemetis shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Aemetis and Mission Newenergy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aemetis -17.42% N/A -28.82%
Mission Newenergy N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Aemetis and Mission Newenergy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aemetis 0 1 1 0 2.50
Mission Newenergy 0 0 0 0 N/A

Aemetis currently has a consensus price target of $2.00, suggesting a potential upside of 169.54%. Given Aemetis’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Aemetis is more favorable than Mission Newenergy.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Aemetis and Mission Newenergy’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Aemetis $150.15 million 0.10 -$30.30 million N/A N/A
Mission Newenergy N/A N/A -$156.69 million N/A N/A

Aemetis has higher revenue and earnings than Mission Newenergy.


Aemetis beats Mission Newenergy on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Aemetis

Aemetis, Inc. operates as a renewable fuels and bio-chemicals company in North America and India. The company focuses on the acquisition, development, and commercialization of various technologies that replace traditional petroleum-based products by the conversion of ethanol and biodiesel plants into advanced bio refineries. It owns and operates an ethanol plant in the California Central Valley near Modesto; and a biodiesel plant in Kakinada, India. The company sells biodiesel and refined glycerin to resellers, distributors, and refiners through its sales force and independent sales agents, as well as to brokers who resell the product to end-users. It also produces ethanol; and wet distiller's grains, distiller's corn oil, and condensed distillers soluble or corn syrup products to dairies and feedlots as animal feed. The company was formerly known as AE Biofuels, Inc. and changed its name to Aemetis, Inc. in November 2011. Aemetis, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.

About Mission Newenergy

Mission NewEnergy Limited produces, refines, and sells biodiesel in Malaysia. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Subiaco, Australia.

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