T3M (OTCMKTS:TTTM) and VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR (OTCMKTS:VWAGY) are both auto/tires/trucks companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.


This table compares T3M and VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR 4.85% 9.88% 2.52%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for T3M and VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
T3M 0 0 0 0 N/A
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR 0 1 1 0 2.50


VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. T3M does not pay a dividend. VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR pays out 12.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.1% of VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. 89.7% of T3M shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares T3M and VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR $278.54 billion 0.31 $14.33 billion $2.78 6.17

VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than T3M.

Volatility & Risk

T3M has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its stock price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR has a beta of 1.94, meaning that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.


VOLKSWAGEN AG/ADR beats T3M on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About T3M

T3 Motion, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets electric motor powered personal mobility vehicles to the professional and consumer markets in the United States and internationally. The company offers the T3 Series and the T3i Series ESV, which are three-wheel, front wheel drive, stand-up, electric personal mobility vehicles primarily for public and private security personnel. It also provides power modules and chargers; and accessories, including reversible rear tires, side-mount external storage packs, sun shades, front and rear turn indicator systems, and on-board video camera systems and digital video recorders for its T3 Series and T3i Series ESVs. In addition, the company offers T3Automatic License Plate Recognition System, a law enforcement tool that provides real-time knowledge and post-action criminal intelligence, monitoring, and analyzing of license plates; and various CCTV and camera systems. Further, it focuses on developing T3 Vision line, a consumer version of the T3 Series; R3 Series, an electric/hybrid vehicle, which is a plug-in hybrid vehicle that features a single, wide-stance wheel with two high-performance tires sharing one rear wheel; and third generation of the T3 Series units. The company sells its products directly, as well as through distributors and manufacturer's representatives to law enforcement and securities firms. T3 Motion, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Costa Mesa, California. On May 15, 2017, T3M Inc. filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. The case was later converted to Chapter 7 liquidation on September 26, 2017.

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