PBF Logistics (NYSE: PBFX) and Enbridge Energy Management (NYSE:EEQ) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.
PBF Logistics pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.7%. Enbridge Energy Management does not pay a dividend. PBF Logistics pays out 88.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Enbridge Energy Management has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.
This table compares PBF Logistics and Enbridge Energy Management’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Enbridge Energy Management||N/A||-3,411.76%||-3,411.76%|
Institutional and Insider Ownership
35.5% of PBF Logistics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.6% of Enbridge Energy Management shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Enbridge Energy Management shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares PBF Logistics and Enbridge Energy Management’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|PBF Logistics||$254.81 million||3.24||$91.38 million||$2.17||9.08|
|Enbridge Energy Management||N/A||N/A||-$29.00 million||($0.08)||-159.03|
PBF Logistics has higher revenue and earnings than Enbridge Energy Management. Enbridge Energy Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PBF Logistics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Risk and Volatility
PBF Logistics has a beta of 1.18, suggesting that its share price is 18% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enbridge Energy Management has a beta of 1.16, suggesting that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for PBF Logistics and Enbridge Energy Management, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Enbridge Energy Management||1||1||0||0||1.50|
PBF Logistics currently has a consensus target price of $24.00, suggesting a potential upside of 21.83%. Enbridge Energy Management has a consensus target price of $18.00, suggesting a potential upside of 48.64%. Given Enbridge Energy Management’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Enbridge Energy Management is more favorable than PBF Logistics.
PBF Logistics beats Enbridge Energy Management on 10 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.
About PBF Logistics
PBF Logistics LP owns or leases, operates, develops and acquires crude oil and refined petroleum products terminals, pipelines, storage facilities and similar logistics assets. The Company operates through two segments: Transportation and Terminaling, and Storage. The Transportation and Terminaling segment consists of various assets, including Delaware City Rail Unloading Terminal (DCR Rail Terminal), Toledo Truck Unloading Terminal (Toledo Truck Terminal), Delaware City West Heavy Unloading Rack (the DCR West Rack), East Coast Terminals and Torrance Valley Pipeline. The Storage Segment includes the Toledo Storage Facility, excluding the propane truck loading facility. The storage facility at its Toledo Storage Facility consisted of 30 tanks for storing crude oil, refined products and intermediates, as of December 31, 2016. PBF Logistics GP LLC (PBF GP) is its general partner. PBF GP is owned by PBF Energy Company LLC (PBF LLC).
About Enbridge Energy Management
Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. is a limited partner of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (the Partnership). The Company owns i-units, a special class of the Partnership’s limited partner interests. The Company manages the business of the Partnership. The Partnership owns and operates crude oil and liquid petroleum transportation and storage assets, and natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and marketing assets in the United States.
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