VTTI Energy Partners (NYSE: VTTI) is one of 50 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare VTTI Energy Partners to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares VTTI Energy Partners and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|VTTI Energy Partners||N/A||N/A||24.07|
|VTTI Energy Partners Competitors||$4.88 billion||$288.25 million||18.96|
VTTI Energy Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.9%. VTTI Energy Partners pays out 165.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 6.7% and pay out 161.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. VTTI Energy Partners has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.
This table compares VTTI Energy Partners and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|VTTI Energy Partners||35.11%||8.09%||7.61%|
|VTTI Energy Partners Competitors||18.54%||87.90%||5.96%|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
74.5% of VTTI Energy Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.5% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Risk and Volatility
VTTI Energy Partners has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, VTTI Energy Partners’ competitors have a beta of 1.32, suggesting that their average share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for VTTI Energy Partners and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|VTTI Energy Partners||0||3||0||0||2.00|
|VTTI Energy Partners Competitors||307||1843||2425||86||2.49|
VTTI Energy Partners presently has a consensus price target of $19.50, suggesting a potential upside of 0.00%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies have a potential upside of 24.29%. Given VTTI Energy Partners’ competitors stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe VTTI Energy Partners has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
VTTI Energy Partners competitors beat VTTI Energy Partners on 9 of the 13 factors compared.
VTTI Energy Partners Company Profile
VTTI Energy Partners LP provides terminaling services for third party companies engaged in the production, processing, distribution and marketing of refined petroleum products and crude oil. The Company operates through the segment of energy storage terminaling business. Its assets consist of approximately 42.6% interest in VTTI MLP B.V., which owns a portfolio of over six terminals with over 400 tanks and approximately 35.7 million barrels of refined petroleum product and crude oil storage capacity located in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America. Its terminals are located in international supply and demand centers for refined petroleum products and crude oil and provide midstream infrastructure services to its customers at these international market hubs. It provides storage and terminaling services for energy industry participants, including marketing companies, integrated oil companies, national oil companies, distributors, and chemical and petrochemical companies.
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