DCP Midstream Partners (NYSE: DCP) is one of 49 public companies in the “OIL/GAS PROD/PIPEL” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare DCP Midstream Partners to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and risk.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares DCP Midstream Partners and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|DCP Midstream Partners||$8.46 billion||$229.00 million||80.19|
|DCP Midstream Partners Competitors||$6.65 billion||$474.67 million||20.72|
This table compares DCP Midstream Partners and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|DCP Midstream Partners||2.71%||3.59%||1.86%|
|DCP Midstream Partners Competitors||21.70%||3.57%||6.08%|
Risk and Volatility
DCP Midstream Partners has a beta of 2.17, indicating that its stock price is 117% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DCP Midstream Partners’ peers have a beta of 1.16, indicating that their average stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.
DCP Midstream Partners pays an annual dividend of $3.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.0%. DCP Midstream Partners pays out 725.6% 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 PROD/PIPEL” companies pay a dividend yield of 8.6% and pay out 193.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for DCP Midstream Partners and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|DCP Midstream Partners||1||5||4||0||2.30|
|DCP Midstream Partners Competitors||494||2018||2484||89||2.43|
DCP Midstream Partners presently has a consensus price target of $39.11, indicating a potential upside of 13.43%. As a group, “OIL/GAS PROD/PIPEL” companies have a potential upside of 39.12%. Given DCP Midstream Partners’ peers stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe DCP Midstream Partners has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
56.6% of DCP Midstream Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 53.6% of shares of all “OIL/GAS PROD/PIPEL” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.0% of DCP Midstream Partners shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% of shares of all “OIL/GAS PROD/PIPEL” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
DCP Midstream Partners peers beat DCP Midstream Partners on 9 of the 15 factors compared.
About DCP Midstream Partners
DCP Midstream, LP, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, acquires, and develops a portfolio of midstream energy assets in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Gathering and Processing, and Logistics and Marketing. The Gathering and Processing segment is involved in gathering, compressing, treating, and processing natural gas; producing and fractionating natural gas liquids (NGLs); and recovering condensate. The Logistics and Marketing segment engages in transporting, trading, marketing, and storing natural gas and NGLs; fractionating NGLs; and wholesale propane logistics. As of February 13, 2018, it owned and operated approximately 60 plants and 63,000 miles of natural gas and NGLs pipelines with operations in 17 states. The company serves petrochemical and refining companies, and retail propane distributors. DCP Midstream GP, LP serves as the general partner of the company. The company was formerly known as DCP Midstream Partners, LP and changed its name to DCP Midstream, LP in January 2017. DCP Midstream, LP was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
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