Crestwood Midstream Partners (NYSE: CMLP) is one of 50 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Crestwood Midstream Partners to related businesses based on the strength of its valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
57.4% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 9.3% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are held by company 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.
This table compares Crestwood Midstream Partners and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Crestwood Midstream Partners||-3.12%||-6.04%||-2.56%|
|Crestwood Midstream Partners Competitors||18.58%||87.55%||5.87%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Crestwood Midstream Partners and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Crestwood Midstream Partners||N/A||N/A||-8.13|
|Crestwood Midstream Partners Competitors||$4.88 billion||$288.25 million||-27.82|
Crestwood Midstream Partners’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Crestwood Midstream Partners. Crestwood Midstream Partners is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Crestwood Midstream Partners and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Crestwood Midstream Partners||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Crestwood Midstream Partners Competitors||325||1890||2465||88||2.49|
As a group, “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies have a potential upside of 12.73%. Given Crestwood Midstream Partners’ peers higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Crestwood Midstream Partners has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Crestwood Midstream Partners peers beat Crestwood Midstream Partners on 7 of the 8 factors compared.
About Crestwood Midstream Partners
Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (Crestwood) develops, acquires, owns and operates primarily fee-based assets and operations within the energy midstream sector. The Company has three reporting segments: gathering and processing (G&P), providing natural gas gathering, processing, treating and compression services to producers in multiple unconventional shale plays; storage and transportation, which owns and operates natural gas storage facilities, and NGL and crude services, including crude oil rail terminals, the Arrow gathering system, its fleet of over-the-road crude oil and produced water transportation assets, an NGL storage facility, and US Salt, LLC. It provides infrastructure solutions across the value chain to service liquids-rich and crude oil shale plays across the United States. It owns and operates a portfolio of crude oil and natural gas gathering, processing, storage and transportation assets that connect fundamental energy supply with energy demand across North America.
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