FTS International (NYSE: FTSI) is one of 12,925 public companies in the “” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare FTS International to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, earnings, dividends, profitability and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for FTS International and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FTS International 0 5 7 0 2.58
FTS International Competitors 58957 224232 291495 11976 2.44

FTS International presently has a consensus price target of $15.00, suggesting a potential upside of 58.73%. As a group, “” companies have a potential upside of 24.24%. Given FTS International’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe FTS International is more favorable than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares FTS International and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FTS International 16.74% 933.45% 33.90%
FTS International Competitors -173.37% 8.30% 2.21%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

68.4% of FTS International shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.1% of shares of all “” companies are owned by institutional investors. 13.4% of shares of all “” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares FTS International and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
FTS International $1.54 billion $681.60 million 4.00
FTS International Competitors $7.26 billion $564.06 million 12.39

FTS International’s competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than FTS International. FTS International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Summary

FTS International beats its competitors on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About FTS International

FTS International, Inc. provides hydraulic fracturing services in North America. Its services enhance hydrocarbon flow from oil and natural gas wells drilled by exploration and production companies (E&P), in shale and other unconventional resource formations. The company's wireline services primarily consist of setting plugs between hydraulic fracturing stages, creating perforations within hydraulic fracturing stages, and logging the characteristics of resource formations. It operates in five unconventional basins in the United States, including the Permian Basin, the SCOOP/STACK Formation, the Marcellus/Utica Shale, the Eagle Ford Shale, and the Haynesville Shale. As of December 31, 2017, it owned 51 wireline units; and had approximately 1.6 million hydraulic horsepower across 32 fleets. The company serves E&P companies that specialize in unconventional oil and natural gas resources. FTS International, Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

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