Rowan Companies (NYSE:RDC) and N Atl DRILLING/SH NEW (OTCMKTS:NADLQ) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Rowan Companies and N Atl DRILLING/SH NEW, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|N Atl DRILLING/SH NEW||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Rowan Companies and N Atl DRILLING/SH NEW’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Rowan Companies||$824.80 million||1.69||-$347.40 million||($3.72)||-2.94|
|N Atl DRILLING/SH NEW||$257.50 million||0.00||-$297.70 million||N/A||N/A|
N Atl DRILLING/SH NEW has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Rowan Companies.
This table compares Rowan Companies and N Atl DRILLING/SH NEW’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|N Atl DRILLING/SH NEW||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
99.1% of Rowan Companies shares are held by institutional investors. 1.6% of Rowan Companies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Rowan Companies Company Profile
Rowan Companies plc provides offshore contract drilling services to the oil and gas industry. The company operates through three segments: Deepwater, Jack-ups, and ARO. The Deepwater segment operates 4 ultra-deepwater drillships. The Jack-ups segment operates 15 self-elevating jack-up rigs. The ARO segment operates a fleet of 6 self-elevating jack-up rigs. The company operates in the United States Gulf of Mexico, Central and South America, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Trinidad, and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea. Rowan Companies plc was founded in 1923 and is based in Houston, Texas.
N Atl DRILLING/SH NEW Company Profile
North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. operates as an offshore drilling contractor in the North Atlantic region. The company provides harsh environment offshore drilling services to the oil and gas industry primarily in Norway, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark, the Netherlands, the east coast of Greenland, Russia, the Baltic Sea, and the Gulf of Bothnia. As of December 31, 2017, it owned seven offshore drilling rigs, including three semi-submersibles, one drillship, and three jack-up rigs. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda. North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. is a subsidiary of Seadrill Limited. On September 12, 2017, North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the US Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. It is in joint administration with Seadrill Limited.
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