NGL Energy Partners (NYSE: NGL) and Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies (OTCMKTS:VLOWY) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
65.6% of NGL Energy Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
NGL Energy Partners pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 15.0%. Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies does not pay a dividend. NGL Energy Partners pays out -91.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares NGL Energy Partners and Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|NGL Energy Partners||$13.02 billion||0.10||$136.81 million||($1.71)||-6.08|
|Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies||$3.28 billion||0.76||-$838.82 million||N/A||N/A|
NGL Energy Partners has higher revenue and earnings than Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies.
Volatility and Risk
NGL Energy Partners has a beta of 1.02, suggesting that its share price is 2% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies has a beta of 2.57, suggesting that its share price is 157% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for NGL Energy Partners and Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|NGL Energy Partners||0||2||2||0||2.50|
|Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies||0||0||0||0||N/A|
NGL Energy Partners presently has a consensus price target of $15.50, suggesting a potential upside of 49.04%. Given NGL Energy Partners’ higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe NGL Energy Partners is more favorable than Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies.
This table compares NGL Energy Partners and Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|NGL Energy Partners||-0.97%||-1.85%||-0.57%|
|Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies||N/A||N/A||N/A|
NGL Energy Partners beats Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies on 7 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
NGL Energy Partners Company Profile
NGL Energy Partners LP owns and operates a vertically integrated energy business. The Company’s segments are crude oil logistics, water solutions, liquids, retail propane, refined products and renewables, and corporate and other. Its crude oil logistics segment includes owned and leased crude oil storage terminals, and owned and leased pipeline injection stations. Its water solutions segment provides services for the treatment and disposal of wastewater generated from crude oil and natural gas production, and for the disposal of solids, such as tank bottoms and drilling fluids. Its liquids segment supplies natural gas liquids to retailers, wholesalers, refiners and petrochemical plants throughout the United States and in Canada. Its retail propane segment consists of the retail marketing, and sale and distribution of propane and distillates, among others. The Company’s refined products and renewables segment is engaged in gasoline, diesel, ethanol and biodiesel marketing operations.
Vallourec Usines A Tubes De Lorraine Escaut Et Vallourec Reunies Company Profile
Vallourec SA, through its subsidiaries, provides tubular solutions primarily for the energy markets and other industrial applications in the European Union, North America, South America, Asia, the Middle East, and internationally. It operates through Seamless Tubes and Specialty Products segments. The company produces hot-rolled seamless carbon and alloy steel tubes for the oil and gas, power generation, chemical and petrochemical, and automotive and mechanical engineering industries, as well as produces stainless steel and titanium tubes. It also offers casing and tubing products, and accessories for oil and gas well equipment; well-drilling products, including drill pipes, hole assemblies, and VAM connections and accessories for drill strings; and offshore and onshore line pipes and accessories, as well as tubes for umbilicals. In addition, the company provides hydrocarbon processing tubes; steam tubes and pipes for power plants; titanium and stainless steel welded tubes used in nuclear and conventional power plants; and steam generator tubes for nuclear power plants. Further, it offers hot-rolled pipes and hollow sections used in various applications, including drilling and other platforms, bridges, buildings and other roofed structures, cranes, agricultural and industrial machinery, mechanical components and systems, mining, and offshore projects. Additionally, the company provides coating and welding services for offshore and onshore projects. Vallourec SA was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.
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