Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units (BBU) & Matrix Service (MTRX) Head to Head Review

Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units (NYSE: BBU) and Matrix Service (NASDAQ:MTRX) are both business services companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

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66.0% of Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.5% of Matrix Service shares are held by institutional investors. 2.5% of Matrix Service shares are held by 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.

Dividends

Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units pays an annual dividend of $0.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Matrix Service does not pay a dividend.

Volatility & Risk

Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units has a beta of 1.71, indicating that its stock price is 71% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Matrix Service has a beta of 0.87, indicating that its stock price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units and Matrix Service’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units 0.94% 5.30% 2.10%
Matrix Service -0.59% -1.97% -1.12%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units and Matrix Service’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units $22.82 billion 0.12 -$58.00 million N/A N/A
Matrix Service $1.20 billion 0.32 -$180,000.00 ($0.01) -1,450.00

Matrix Service has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units and Matrix Service, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units 0 0 5 0 3.00
Matrix Service 0 2 0 0 2.00

Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units currently has a consensus price target of $41.40, suggesting a potential upside of 2.76%. Given Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units is more favorable than Matrix Service.

Summary

Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units beats Matrix Service on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brookfield Business Partners L.P. Limited Partnership Units Company Profile

Brookfield Business Partners L.P. specializes in investments in business services and industrials sector. It seeks returns of at least 15% on its investments. Brookfield Business Partners L.P. is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. Brookfield Business Partners L.P. operates as a subsidiary of Brookfield Asset Management Inc.

Matrix Service Company Profile

Matrix Service Company provides engineering, fabrication, infrastructure, construction, and maintenance services primarily to the oil, gas, power, petrochemical, industrial, agricultural, and mining and minerals markets in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company's Electrical Infrastructure segment offers construction and maintenance services to various power generation facilities, such as combined cycle plants, natural gas fired power stations, and renewable energy installations; and high voltage services comprising the construction of new substations, upgrading existing substations, short-run transmission line installations, distribution upgrades and maintenance, and storm restoration services to investor owned utilities. Its Oil Gas & Chemical segment provides turnaround, plant maintenance, engineering, and construction services for the downstream and midstream petroleum industries; and hydro blasting, hydro excavating, chemical cleaning, and vacuum services, as well as performs work in the petrochemical, natural gas, gas processing and compression, and upstream petroleum markets. The company's Storage Solutions segment constructs crude and refined products aboveground storage tanks; and provides planned and emergency maintenance services. This segment also undertakes work related to liquefied natural gas, liquid nitrogen/liquid oxygen, liquid petroleum tanks, and other specialty vessels, including spheres; and plant work in storage terminals and tank farms, as well as provides geodesic domes, aluminum internal floating roofs, floating suction and skimmer systems, roof drain systems, and floating roof seals. Its Industrial segment constructs and maintains work in the iron and steel, mining and minerals, and agricultural industries, as well as performs work in bulk material handling, fertilizer production facilities, thermal vacuum chambers, and other industrial markets. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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