Emerge Energy Services (EMES) vs. Baker Hughes A GE (BHI) Financial Review
Emerge Energy Services (NYSE: EMES) and Baker Hughes A GE (NYSE:BHI) are both energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation and profitability.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
23.0% of Emerge Energy Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 91.3% of Baker Hughes A GE shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Baker Hughes A GE shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Emerge Energy Services has a beta of 1.7, indicating that its stock price is 70% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Baker Hughes A GE has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Emerge Energy Services and Baker Hughes A GE, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Emerge Energy Services||0||5||3||0||2.38|
|Baker Hughes A GE||1||7||5||0||2.31|
Emerge Energy Services presently has a consensus target price of $13.86, indicating a potential upside of 81.85%. Baker Hughes A GE has a consensus target price of $55.73, indicating a potential downside of 3.39%. Given Emerge Energy Services’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Emerge Energy Services is more favorable than Baker Hughes A GE.
This table compares Emerge Energy Services and Baker Hughes A GE’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Emerge Energy Services||-10.94%||-69.67%||-11.03%|
|Baker Hughes A GE||-5.08%||-1.59%||-2.98%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Emerge Energy Services and Baker Hughes A GE’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Emerge Energy Services||$128.40 million||1.79||-$72.77 million||($1.08)||-7.06|
|Baker Hughes A GE||N/A||N/A||N/A||($2.70)||-21.36|
Baker Hughes A GE has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Emerge Energy Services. Baker Hughes A GE is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Emerge Energy Services, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
Baker Hughes A GE pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Emerge Energy Services does not pay a dividend. Baker Hughes A GE pays out -25.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Baker Hughes A GE beats Emerge Energy Services on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Emerge Energy Services
Emerge Energy Services LP owns, operates, acquires and develops a portfolio of energy service assets. The Company operates through Sand segment. The Company conducts its Sand operations through its subsidiary, Superior Silica Sands LLC (SSS). The Company’s Sand business mines, processes and distributes silica sand, an input for the hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells. As of December 31, 2016, its Wisconsin facilities consisted of three dry plants located in Arland, Barron and New Auburn, Wisconsin, with a total permitted capacity of 6.3 million finished tons per year, and five wet plants and mine complexes. As of December 31, 2016, its dry plant in Kosse, Texas, had a capacity of 600,000 tons per year that is supplied by a separate mine and wet plant that processes local Texas sand. As of December 31, 2016, the Company also had 14 transload facilities located throughout North America in the basins where it delivers its sand, as well as a fleet of 5,573 railcars.
About Baker Hughes A GE
Baker Hughes, a GE Company is an oil and gas company. The Company is a provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. The Company’s products and services include upstream, midstream, downstream, industrial and digital. The Company’s upstream, which includes evaluation, drilling, completions and production. Midstream enables the power and compression efficiency for LNG and pipeline and storage. Downstream builds reliability and safety into process operations that includes refining and petrochemical and fertilizer solutions. The company’s industrial solutions offers power generation, to advanced control systems and sensing technology that power industrial facilities. Digital transformation integrates data on an open platform with security and scale. The digital transformation enables field services with real-time insights. The Company’s technology delivers capacities in smaller footprints.
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