C&J Energy Services (NYSE: CJES) and Glori Energy Inc Com (NASDAQ:GLRI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and profitability.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for C&J Energy Services and Glori Energy Inc Com, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|C&J Energy Services||0||1||1||0||2.50|
|Glori Energy Inc Com||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Risk and Volatility
C&J Energy Services has a beta of 2.79, indicating that its stock price is 179% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Glori Energy Inc Com has a beta of 4.6, indicating that its stock price is 360% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares C&J Energy Services and Glori Energy Inc Com’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|C&J Energy Services||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Glori Energy Inc Com||-561.30%||-110.64%||-45.45%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
8.4% of Glori Energy Inc Com shares are held by institutional investors. 46.2% of Glori Energy Inc Com shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares C&J Energy Services and Glori Energy Inc Com’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|C&J Energy Services||N/A||N/A||N/A||($10.85)||-0.03|
|Glori Energy Inc Com||$5.11 million||0.15||-$8.30 million||($1.10)||-0.02|
C&J Energy Services has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Glori Energy Inc Com. C&J Energy Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Glori Energy Inc Com, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Glori Energy Inc Com beats C&J Energy Services on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About C&J Energy Services
C&J Energy Services, Inc. is a completion and production services company, which provides well construction, well completions and well services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates through three segments: Completion Services, Well Support Services and Other Services. The Company also manufactures, repairs and refurbishes equipment used in the oilfield services industry. It operates in various North American onshore basins. Its Completion Services segment includes the hydraulic fracturing services, cased-hole wireline services, coiled tubing services and other well stimulation services. Its Well Support Services segment includes services, including rig services, fluid management services and other special well site services. Other services segment includes directional drilling services, equipment manufacturing and repair, specialty chemicals sales, research and technology, and the Middle East operations, as well as cementing services.
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