NGL ENERGY PARTNERS (NGL) vs. Its Peers Head to Head Comparison

NGL ENERGY PARTNERS (NYSE: NGL) is one of 38 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare NGL ENERGY PARTNERS to related companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares NGL ENERGY PARTNERS and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
NGL ENERGY PARTNERS $14.08 billion $282.16 million -9.40
NGL ENERGY PARTNERS Competitors $45.68 billion $4.44 billion 22.95

NGL ENERGY PARTNERS’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than NGL ENERGY PARTNERS. NGL ENERGY PARTNERS is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for NGL ENERGY PARTNERS and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
NGL ENERGY PARTNERS 0 2 3 0 2.60
NGL ENERGY PARTNERS Competitors 362 1711 2127 109 2.46

NGL ENERGY PARTNERS currently has a consensus price target of $17.80, indicating a potential upside of 51.49%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies have a potential upside of 9.42%. Given NGL ENERGY PARTNERS’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe NGL ENERGY PARTNERS is more favorable than its competitors.

Dividends

NGL ENERGY PARTNERS pays an annual dividend of $1.56 per share and has a dividend yield of 13.3%. NGL ENERGY PARTNERS pays out -124.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies pay a dividend yield of 5.1% and pay out 864.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. NGL ENERGY PARTNERS is clearly a better dividend stock than its competitors, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility & Risk

NGL ENERGY PARTNERS has a beta of 0.64, suggesting that its stock price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, NGL ENERGY PARTNERS’s competitors have a beta of 1.30, suggesting that their average stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares NGL ENERGY PARTNERS and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
NGL ENERGY PARTNERS -0.73% -5.00% -1.62%
NGL ENERGY PARTNERS Competitors -1.52% 2.05% 1.32%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

70.2% of NGL ENERGY PARTNERS shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.7% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

About NGL ENERGY PARTNERS

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.

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