Baker Hughes A GE (NYSE: BHI) and Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure (NYSE:SOI) are both energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Baker Hughes A GE and Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Baker Hughes A GE||N/A||N/A||N/A||($2.70)||-21.36|
|Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure||$18.15 million||52.44||$2.80 million||$0.22||99.05|
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Baker Hughes A GE and Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Baker Hughes A GE||1||9||6||0||2.31|
|Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure||0||1||12||0||2.92|
Baker Hughes A GE presently has a consensus target price of $58.21, indicating a potential upside of 0.93%. Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure has a consensus target price of $19.23, indicating a potential downside of 11.76%. Given Baker Hughes A GE’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Baker Hughes A GE is more favorable than Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
91.3% of Baker Hughes A GE shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.4% of Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Baker Hughes A GE shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Baker Hughes A GE and Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Baker Hughes A GE||-5.08%||-1.59%||-2.98%|
|Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure||18.84%||10.16%||9.23%|
Baker Hughes A GE pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure does not pay a dividend. Baker Hughes A GE pays out -25.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure beats Baker Hughes A GE on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Baker Hughes A GE
Baker Hughes, a GE Company is an oil and gas company. The Company is a provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. The Company’s products and services include upstream, midstream, downstream, industrial and digital. The Company’s upstream, which includes evaluation, drilling, completions and production. Midstream enables the power and compression efficiency for LNG and pipeline and storage. Downstream builds reliability and safety into process operations that includes refining and petrochemical and fertilizer solutions. The company’s industrial solutions offers power generation, to advanced control systems and sensing technology that power industrial facilities. Digital transformation integrates data on an open platform with security and scale. The digital transformation enables field services with real-time insights. The Company’s technology delivers capacities in smaller footprints.
About Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure
Solaris Oilfield Infrastructure, Inc. manufactures and provides its mobile proppant management systems that unload, store and deliver proppant at oil and natural gas well sites. The Company offers its services to oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) companies, as well as oilfield service companies. Its mobile proppant system is designed to address the challenges associated with transferring large quantities of proppant to the well site, including the cost and management of last mile logistics. Its systems provide 2.5 million pounds of proppant storage capacity. The Company manufactures its systems at its facility in Early, Texas, The Company’s system provides Streamlined last mile logistics and Improved execution to meet completion designs. Its systems provide triple the storage capacity, such as trailer-mounted, hydraulically powered storage bins. Its integrated PropView system delivers real-time proppant inventory and consumption levels.
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