Review of Chart Industries (NASDAQ:GTLS) and Paul Mueller (OTCMKTS:MUEL)

Paul Muller (OTCMKTS:MUELGet a rating) and graphic industries (NASDAQ:GTLSGet a rating) are both industrial products companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends and valuation.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of Paul Mueller and Chart Industries.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
Paul Muller 3.79% 22.27% 5.91%
Industries Chart 4.49% 7.70% 4.26%

Valuation and benefits

This chart compares the revenue, earnings per share (EPS), and valuation of Paul Mueller and Chart Industries.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
Paul Muller $184.61 million 0.25 $7.00 million $4.20 10.24
Industries Chart $1.32 billion 4.69 $59.10 million $1.06 159.27

Chart Industries has higher revenue and profits than Paul Mueller. Paul Mueller is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Chart Industries, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility and risk

Paul Mueller has a beta of 0.92, suggesting his stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chart Industries has a beta of 1.62, suggesting his stock price is 62% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Notes

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Paul Mueller and Chart Industries, provided by

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
Paul Muller 0 0 0 0 N / A
Industries Chart 0 0 0 0 N / A

Institutional and Insider Ownership

6.1% of Paul Mueller shares are held by institutional investors. 4.0% of Paul Mueller shares are held by insiders. By comparison, 0.8% of Chart Industries shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership indicates that large money managers, endowments, and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Chart Industries beat Paul Mueller on 6 out of 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Paul Mueller Company Profile (Get a rating)

Paul Mueller Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides equipment and components manufactured in North America, Asia, the Far East, the Netherlands, Europe and internationally. The Company operates through four segments: dairy farm equipment, industrial equipment, field manufacturing and transportation. The Dairy Farm Equipment segment offers milk cooling and storage equipment and accessories, refrigeration units and heat recovery equipment for use on dairy farms to independent dealers for resale and directly to farmers; and services to farmers, as well as milk coolers for rent to farmers. The Industrial Equipment segment provides biopharmaceutical and pure water equipment; heat transfer products; and stainless steel, alloy processing and storage tanks, as well as food, beverage, chemical and industrial processing equipment. The Field Fabrication segment offers tanks, vessels, installation of equipment, process pipelines, retrofit and/or repair of process systems, as well as turnkey design and construction services in hand for processing plants. Its products are used in sanitary and industrial process applications. The Transportation segment transports products to customers and manufacturing sites in the field; transportation materials; and provides contract transportation services for others. It serves its products in various industries, including animal health, beverage, brewery, chemical, dairy farm, dairy processing, food, heat transfer, HVAC, industrial construction, petroleum and gas, personal care, pharmacy, pure water, tank making and wine. The company was founded in 1940 and is based in Springfield, Missouri.

Graphic Company Profile (Get a rating)

Chart Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells engineered equipment for the power and industrial gas industries worldwide. The Company operates through four segments: Cryo Tank Solutions, Heat Transfer Systems, Specialty Products and Repair, Service & Leasing. It provides bulk and packaged cryogenic gas solutions for the storage, distribution, vaporization and application of industrial gases; cryogenic trailers, ISO containers, bulk storage tanks, loading facilities and regasification equipment for the delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in virtual pipeline applications; and large vacuum-insulated storage tanks as equipment for standard liquefaction plant buyers. The company also offers process technology, liquefaction train and critical equipment for LNG, including small to medium scale facilities, floating LNG applications and large baseload export facilities; brazed aluminum, Core-in-Kettle, heat exchangers, cold boxes, air-cooled heat exchangers, pressure vessels and piping; and air-cooled heat exchangers and axial cooling fans for power, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refining applications. Additionally, it provides high-tech equipment used in specialist end-market applications for hydrogen, LNG, biogas, CO2 capture, food and beverage, aerospace, lasers, cannabis and water treatment; and cryogenic components, including vacuum insulated tubing, specialty liquid nitrogen, end-use equipment and cryogenic flowmeters. Additionally, it provides extended warranties, factory start-up, parts, 24/7 support, process monitoring and optimization, repair, maintenance and upgrade services. level ; factory services on equipment including brazed aluminum heat exchangers, cold boxes, etc. ; and service sites that deal with the installation, service, repair, maintenance and refurbishment of cryogenic products, as well as equipment rental solutions. The company was founded in 1859 and is based in Ball Ground, Georgia.

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