Financial Comparison: Magellan Midstream Partners (NYSE:MMP) & Guardforce AI (NASDAQ:GFAI)

Magellan Midstream Partners (NYSE:MMP) and Guardforce AI (NASDAQ:GFAI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, valuation and analyst recommendations.


This table compares Magellan Midstream Partners and Guardforce AI’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Magellan Midstream Partners 36.31% 44.78% 12.02%
Guardforce AI N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

54.6% of Magellan Midstream Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 12.5% of Guardforce AI shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Magellan Midstream Partners shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Magellan Midstream Partners and Guardforce AI, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Magellan Midstream Partners 2 9 3 0 2.07
Guardforce AI 0 0 0 0 N/A

Magellan Midstream Partners presently has a consensus price target of $49.69, indicating a potential upside of 0.13%. Given Magellan Midstream Partners’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Magellan Midstream Partners is more favorable than Guardforce AI.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Magellan Midstream Partners and Guardforce AI’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Magellan Midstream Partners $2.43 billion 4.36 $816.97 million $4.15 11.96
Guardforce AI $37.65 million 0.76 -$3.13 million N/A N/A

Magellan Midstream Partners has higher revenue and earnings than Guardforce AI.


Magellan Midstream Partners beats Guardforce AI on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Magellan Midstream Partners Company Profile

Magellan Midstream Partners LP engages in the transportation, storage and distribution of petroleum products. It operates through the following segments: Refined Products, Crude Oil, and Marine Storage. The Refined Products segment consists of common carrier refined products pipeline system, independent terminals, and its ammonia pipeline system. The Crude Oil segment comprises of crude oil pipelines, splitter and storage facilities which are used for contract storage. The Marine Storage segment includes marine terminals located along coastal waterways. The company was founded in August 2000 and is headquartered in Tulsa, OK.

Guardforce AI Company Profile

Guardforce AI Co. Ltd. is an integrated security solutions provider which is trusted to protect and transport assets of public and private sector organizations. Guardforce AI Co. Ltd. is based in NEW YORK.

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