Cameron International Corporation (NYSE: CAM) and Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE:FI) are both oil related services and equipment – nec companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.
Volatility & Risk
Cameron International Corporation has a beta of 0.68, meaning that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Frank’s International N.V. has a beta of 1.13, meaning that its share price is 13% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings for Cameron International Corporation and Frank’s International N.V., as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Cameron International Corporation||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Frank’s International N.V.||4||9||1||0||1.79|
Frank’s International N.V. has a consensus target price of $8.00, suggesting a potential upside of 21.95%. Given Frank’s International N.V.’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Frank’s International N.V. is more favorable than Cameron International Corporation.
Frank’s International N.V. pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Cameron International Corporation does not pay a dividend. Frank’s International N.V. pays out -56.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Cameron International Corporation and Frank’s International N.V.’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||NetIncome||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Cameron International Corporation||N/A||N/A||N/A||$0.36||183.36|
|Frank’s International N.V.||$487.53 million||3.00||-$135.33 million||($0.53)||-12.38|
Cameron International Corporation has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Frank’s International N.V.. Frank’s International N.V. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cameron International Corporation, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
30.1% of Frank’s International N.V. shares are owned by institutional investors. 77.9% of Frank’s International N.V. shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Cameron International Corporation and Frank’s International N.V.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Cameron International Corporation||7.17%||11.16%||5.17%|
|Frank’s International N.V.||-26.21%||-9.25%||-7.80%|
Frank’s International N.V. beats Cameron International Corporation on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Cameron International Corporation
Cameron International Corporation (Cameron), incorporated on November 10, 1994, provides flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries. The Company operates through four business segments: Subsea, Surface, Drilling and Valves & Measurement (V&M). The Subsea segment delivers integrated solutions, products, systems and services to the subsea oil and gas market, including integrated subsea production systems. Cameron’s Surface segment designs and manufactures wellhead and Christmas tree systemsfor onshore and offshore topside applications – from conventional to high-pressure, high temperature systems, to specialized systems for dry completions and heavy oil. The Drilling segment is a global supplier of integrated drilling systems. The V&M segment’s businesses provide valves and measurement systems. Its businesses serve portions of the upstream, midstream and downstream markets.
About Frank’s International N.V.
Frank’s International N.V. (FINV) is a provider of engineered tubular services, tubular fabrication and specialty well construction and well intervention solutions to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates through four business segments: International Services, U. S. Services, Tubular Sales and Blackhawk. As of December 31, 2016, the International Services segment provided tubular services in international offshore markets and in several onshore international regions in approximately 60 countries on six continents. The U.S. Services segment provides tubular services. The Blackhawk segment provides well construction and well intervention rental equipment, services and products, in addition to the cementing tool expertise, in the United States and Mexican Gulf of Mexico, onshore United States and other select international locations.
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