Total SA (NYSE: TOT) and KIMBELL ROYALTY (NYSE:KRP) are both energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, dividends, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares Total SA and KIMBELL ROYALTY’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Total SA and KIMBELL ROYALTY’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||EBITDA||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Total SA||$139.27 billion||0.98||$21.80 billion||$3.18||17.23|
|KIMBELL ROYALTY||$14.63 million||18.48||$7.45 million||N/A||N/A|
Total SA has higher revenue and earnings than KIMBELL ROYALTY.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
5.4% of Total SA shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 18.4% of KIMBELL ROYALTY shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Total SA pays an annual dividend of $2.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.3%. KIMBELL ROYALTY pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.3%. Total SA pays out 73.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Total SA and KIMBELL ROYALTY, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Total SA presently has a consensus target price of $55.40, suggesting a potential upside of 1.13%. KIMBELL ROYALTY has a consensus target price of $21.83, suggesting a potential upside of 33.21%. Given KIMBELL ROYALTY’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe KIMBELL ROYALTY is more favorable than Total SA.
KIMBELL ROYALTY beats Total SA on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Total SA Company Profile
Total S.A. (Total) is an oil and gas company. The Company has three segments: an Upstream segment, including the activities of the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, and the activities of gas and power; a Refining & Chemicals segment constituting an industrial hub consisting of the activities of refining, petrochemicals and specialty chemicals, and also includes the activities of oil trading and shipping, and a Marketing & Services segment, including the activities of supply and marketing in the field of petroleum products, as well as the activity of New Energies. Its Corporate segment includes holdings operating and financial activities. The Company operates in the renewable energies and power generation sectors. It is engaged in various sectors of oil and gas industry, including upstream (hydrocarbon exploration, development and production) and downstream (refining, petrochemicals, specialty chemicals, trading and shipping of crude oil and petroleum products and marketing).
KIMBELL ROYALTY Company Profile
Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP owns and acquires mineral and royalty interests in oil and natural gas properties throughout the United States. As of December 31, 2015, the Company owned mineral and royalty interests in approximately 3.7 million gross acres and overriding royalty interests in approximately 0.9 million gross acres, with approximately 44% of its acres located in the Permian Basin. As of December 31, 2015, the Company’s mineral and royalty interests were located in 20 states and in every onshore basin across the continental United States, and included ownership in over 48,000 gross producing wells, including over 29,000 wells in the Permian Basin. The Company’s properties include Permian Basin, Mid-Continent, Terryville/Cotton Valley/Haynesville, Eagle Ford, Barnett Shale/Fort Worth Basin, Bakken/Williston Basin, San Juan Basin, Onshore California, DJ Basin/Rockies/Niobrara, Illinois Basin and others.
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