Baker Hughes A GE (BHI) vs. Its Competitors Head-To-Head Analysis

Baker Hughes A GE (NYSE: BHI) is one of 57 public companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Baker Hughes A GE to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends, valuation, risk and institutional ownership.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Baker Hughes A GE and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Baker Hughes A GE N/A N/A -12.50
Baker Hughes A GE Competitors $2.00 billion $268.99 million -23.21

Baker Hughes A GE’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Baker Hughes A GE. Baker Hughes A GE is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

91.3% of Baker Hughes A GE shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.5% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Baker Hughes A GE shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Baker Hughes A GE and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Baker Hughes A GE -5.08% -1.59% -2.98%
Baker Hughes A GE Competitors -24.58% -12.19% -5.90%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Baker Hughes A GE and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Baker Hughes A GE 1 13 10 0 2.38
Baker Hughes A GE Competitors 400 2064 2924 114 2.50

Baker Hughes A GE currently has a consensus target price of $59.80, suggesting a potential upside of 9.70%. As a group, “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 25.66%. Given Baker Hughes A GE’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Baker Hughes A GE has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Dividends

Baker Hughes A GE pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Baker Hughes A GE pays out -15.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.9% and pay out -81.4% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Baker Hughes A GE lags its peers as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.

Volatility and Risk

Baker Hughes A GE has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Baker Hughes A GE’s peers have a beta of 1.60, indicating that their average stock price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Baker Hughes A GE peers beat Baker Hughes A GE on 9 of the 13 factors compared.

About Baker Hughes A GE

Baker Hughes, a GE Company is an oil and gas company. The Company is a provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. The Company’s products and services include upstream, midstream, downstream, industrial and digital. The Company’s upstream, which includes evaluation, drilling, completions and production. Midstream enables the power and compression efficiency for LNG and pipeline and storage. Downstream builds reliability and safety into process operations that includes refining and petrochemical and fertilizer solutions. The company’s industrial solutions offers power generation, to advanced control systems and sensing technology that power industrial facilities. Digital transformation integrates data on an open platform with security and scale. The digital transformation enables field services with real-time insights. The Company’s technology delivers capacities in smaller footprints.

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