Critical Review: Andeavor (ANDV) and CVR Refining, (CVRR)

Andeavor (NASDAQ: ANDV) and CVR Refining, (NYSE:CVRR) are both energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, dividends, earnings, valuation and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

11.1% of CVR Refining, shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Andeavor and CVR Refining,’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Andeavor N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
CVR Refining, $5.19 billion 0.32 $230.60 million $0.36 31.53

CVR Refining, has higher revenue and earnings than Andeavor.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Andeavor and CVR Refining,, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Andeavor 0 4 4 0 2.50
CVR Refining, 1 5 1 0 2.00

Andeavor presently has a consensus target price of $115.50, indicating a potential upside of 8.72%. CVR Refining, has a consensus target price of $10.08, indicating a potential downside of 11.16%. Given Andeavor’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Andeavor is more favorable than CVR Refining,.


This table compares Andeavor and CVR Refining,’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Andeavor 1.11% 2.23% 1.48%
CVR Refining, 1.02% 3.99% 2.25%


Andeavor beats CVR Refining, on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Andeavor

Andeavor, formerly Tesoro Corporation, is an independent petroleum refining, logistics and marketing company. he Company operates through three segments. The Refining operating segment refines crude oil and other feedstocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline and gasoline blendstocks, jet fuel and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas and petroleum coke for sale in bulk markets to a range of customers within its markets. The TLLP segment comprises Tesoro Logistics LP’s (TLLP) assets and operations, and includes certain crude oil and natural gas gathering assets, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) processing assets, and crude oil and refined products terminaling, and transportation. The marketing segment sells transportation fuels through branded and unbranded channels.

About CVR Refining,

CVR Refining, LP is an independent downstream energy limited partnership with refining and related logistics assets that operates in the mid-continent region. The Company is a petroleum refiner. It owned and operated a complex full coking medium-sour crude oil refinery in Coffeyville, Kansas with a rated capacity of 115,000 barrels per calendar day (bpcd) and a complex crude oil refinery in Wynnewood, Oklahoma with a rated capacity of 70,000 bpcd capable of processing 20,000 bpcd of light sour crude oils (within its rated capacity of 70,000 bpcd), as of December 31, 2016. In addition, it also controlled and operated supporting logistics assets, including approximately 340 miles of active owned and leased pipelines, approximately 150 crude oil transports, a network of crude oil gathering tank farms, approximately 6.4 million barrels of owned and leased crude oil storage and over 4.5 million barrels of combined refined products and feedstocks storage capacity, as of December 31, 2016.

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