Tellurian (NASDAQ: TELL) is one of 225 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Tellurian to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and dividends.
This table compares Tellurian and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Tellurian has a beta of 1.06, meaning that its share price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tellurian’s competitors have a beta of 1.39, meaning that their average share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Tellurian and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Tellurian Competitors||$1.86 billion||-$438.87 million||-22.05|
Tellurian’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Tellurian. Tellurian is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
9.3% of Tellurian shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 48.3% of Tellurian shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.5% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” 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.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Tellurian and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Tellurian currently has a consensus target price of $14.50, indicating a potential upside of 28.55%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies have a potential upside of 21.31%. Given Tellurian’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Tellurian is more favorable than its competitors.
Tellurian beats its competitors on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Tellurian Company Profile
Tellurian Inc., formerly Magellan Petroleum Corporation, is an oil and gas exploration and production company. The Company focuses on the development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects along the United States Gulf Coast through its subsidiary, Tellurian Investments Inc. The Company owns interests in the Horse Hill-1 well and related licenses in the Weald Basin, onshore the United Kingdom, and an exploration block, NT/P82, in the Bonaparte Basin, offshore Northern Territory, Australia. The Horse Hill-1 well has identified prospects from the Portland sandstone and Kimmeridge Clay limestone formations.
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