Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE: FI) and Antero Midstream GP (NASDAQ:AMGP) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Frank’s International N.V. and Antero Midstream GP, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Frank’s International N.V. 3 9 1 0 1.85
Antero Midstream GP 0 4 11 1 2.81

Frank’s International N.V. presently has a consensus target price of $8.40, suggesting a potential upside of 27.08%. Antero Midstream GP has a consensus target price of $26.25, suggesting a potential upside of 40.30%. Given Antero Midstream GP’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Antero Midstream GP is more favorable than Frank’s International N.V..


This table compares Frank’s International N.V. and Antero Midstream GP’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Frank’s International N.V. -35.28% -8.97% -7.39%
Antero Midstream GP N/A -77.88% -46.99%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

30.3% of Frank’s International N.V. shares are owned by institutional investors. 77.9% of Frank’s International N.V. shares are owned by 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.


Frank’s International N.V. pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.5%. Antero Midstream GP does not pay a dividend. Frank’s International N.V. pays out -40.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Frank’s International N.V. and Antero Midstream GP’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Frank’s International N.V. $441.49 million 3.34 -$18.12 million ($0.75) -8.81
Antero Midstream GP $39.24 million 88.77 N/A N/A N/A

Antero Midstream GP has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Frank’s International N.V..


Frank’s International N.V. beats Antero Midstream GP on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

Frank’s International N.V. Company Profile

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.

Antero Midstream GP Company Profile

Antero Midstream GP LP, formerly Antero Resources Midstream Management LLC, owns, operates and develops midstream energy infrastructure. The Company’s segments include gathering and processing and water handling and treatment. The gathering and processing segment consist of long-term, fee-based activities including low-pressure gathering, compression, high-pressure gathering, processing, fractionation, and condensate gathering. The Company’s water handling and treatment segment consists of long-term fee based activities including fresh water delivery used in completion activity, and water handling services. The Company’s assets are located both in the southwestern core of the Marcellus Shale in northwest West Virginia and in the core of the Utica Shale in southern Ohio.

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