Precision Drilling Corporation (NYSE: PDS) and Mammooth Energy (NASDAQ:TUSK) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, profitabiliy, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.
This table compares Precision Drilling Corporation and Mammooth Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Precision Drilling Corporation||-16.02%||-8.10%||-3.64%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
63.3% of Precision Drilling Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.3% of Mammooth Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Precision Drilling Corporation shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Mammooth Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Precision Drilling Corporation and Mammooth Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Precision Drilling Corporation||0||6||9||1||2.69|
Precision Drilling Corporation presently has a consensus target price of $6.39, indicating a potential upside of 117.38%. Mammooth Energy has a consensus target price of $23.22, indicating a potential upside of 41.69%. Given Precision Drilling Corporation’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Precision Drilling Corporation is more favorable than Mammooth Energy.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Precision Drilling Corporation and Mammooth Energy’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Precision Drilling Corporation||$765.43 million||1.13||$164.68 million||($0.41)||-7.17|
|Mammooth Energy||$270.91 million||2.27||$51.67 million||N/A||N/A|
Precision Drilling Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than Mammooth Energy.
Mammooth Energy beats Precision Drilling Corporation on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Precision Drilling Corporation Company Profile
Precision Drilling Corporation (Precision) is an oilfield services company. The Company provides onshore drilling and completion and production services to exploration and production companies in the oil and natural gas industry. The Company operates through two segments: Contract Drilling Services, and Completion and Production Services. The Contract Drilling Services segment operates its rigs in Canada, the United States and internationally. The Completion and Production Services segment provides completion and workover services and ancillary services to oil and natural gas exploration and production companies in Canada and the United States. As of December 31, 2016, the Contract Drilling Services segment consisted of 255 land drilling rigs, including 135 in Canada, 103 in the United States, five in Mexico, four in Saudi Arabia, five in Kuwait, two in the Kurdistan region of Iraq and one in the country of Georgia.
Mammooth Energy Company Profile
Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. is an integrated oilfield service company. The Company is engaged in the exploration and development of North American onshore unconventional oil and natural gas reserves. The Company’s segments include Contract Land and Directional Drilling Services; Completion and Production Services; Natural Sand Proppant Services, and Remote Accommodation Services. Its Completion and Production Services division provides pressure pumping services, pressure control Services, flowback services and equipment rentals. Its Natural Sand Proppant Services division is engaged in selling, distributing and producing proppant for hydraulic fracturing. Its Contract Land and Directional Drilling Services division provides drilling rigs and crews for operators, as well as rental equipment. Its Remote Accommodation Services division provides housing, kitchen and dining, and recreational service facilities for oilfield workers located in remote areas.
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