Permian Basin Royalty Trust (NYSE:PBT) and Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (NYSE:CRT) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Permian Basin Royalty Trust and Cross Timbers Royalty Trust, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Permian Basin Royalty Trust||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Cross Timbers Royalty Trust||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Permian Basin Royalty Trust and Cross Timbers Royalty Trust’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Permian Basin Royalty Trust||95.79%||6,166.83%||737.06%|
|Cross Timbers Royalty Trust||93.00%||88.39%||74.94%|
Permian Basin Royalty Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.8%. Cross Timbers Royalty Trust pays an annual dividend of $1.73 per share and has a dividend yield of 12.1%.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
11.1% of Permian Basin Royalty Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.9% of Cross Timbers Royalty Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. 9.4% of Cross Timbers Royalty Trust shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Permian Basin Royalty Trust has a beta of 0.53, indicating that its share price is 47% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cross Timbers Royalty Trust has a beta of 0.44, indicating that its share price is 56% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Permian Basin Royalty Trust and Cross Timbers Royalty Trust’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Permian Basin Royalty Trust||$30.56 million||10.34||$29.32 million||N/A||N/A|
|Cross Timbers Royalty Trust||$6.63 million||12.99||$7.39 million||N/A||N/A|
Permian Basin Royalty Trust has higher revenue and earnings than Cross Timbers Royalty Trust.
Permian Basin Royalty Trust beats Cross Timbers Royalty Trust on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Permian Basin Royalty Trust Company Profile
Permian Basin Royalty Trust, an express trust, holds overriding royalty interests in various oil and gas properties in the United States. The company owns a 75% net overriding royalty interest in the Waddell Ranch properties comprising Dune, Judkins, McKnight, Tubb, University-Waddell, and Waddell fields located in Crane County, Texas. As of December 31, 2017, its Waddell Ranch properties contained 348 net productive oil wells, 65 net productive gas wells, and 102 net injection wells. The company also holds a 95% net overriding royalty in the Texas Royalty properties, which include various producing oil fields, such as Yates, Wasson, Sand Hills, East Texas, Kelly-Snyder, Panhandle Regular, N. Cowden, Todd, Keystone, Kermit, McElroy, Howard-Glasscock, Seminole, and others located in 33 counties in Texas. Its Texas Royalty properties comprise approximately 125 separate royalty interests containing approximately 51,000 net producing acres. Permian Basin Royalty Trust was founded in 1980 and is based in Dallas, Texas.
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust Company Profile
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust operates as an express trust in the United States. It holds 90% net profits interests in certain producing and nonproducing royalty and overriding royalty interest properties in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico; and 75% net profits interests in certain working interest properties in Texas and Oklahoma. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Fort Worth, Texas.
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