THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH (NASDAQ:TBRG) and Alta Mesa Resources (NASDAQ:AMR) are both small-cap unclassified companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH and Alta Mesa Resources, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH 0 0 2 0 3.00
Alta Mesa Resources 1 2 1 0 2.00

THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH currently has a consensus price target of $15.00, suggesting a potential upside of 45.63%. Alta Mesa Resources has a consensus price target of $8.30, suggesting a potential upside of 5,396.69%. Given Alta Mesa Resources’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Alta Mesa Resources is more favorable than THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH and Alta Mesa Resources’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH N/A N/A $1.52 million ($0.14) -73.57
Alta Mesa Resources N/A N/A $1.89 million N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

80.4% of THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.1% of Alta Mesa Resources shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Alta Mesa Resources shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH and Alta Mesa Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH N/A 0.81% 0.78%
Alta Mesa Resources N/A N/A N/A

Summary

THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH beats Alta Mesa Resources on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH

Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Ltd. intends to acquire assets and businesses through a merger, share exchange, share purchase, reorganization, or business combination. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Great Falls, Virginia.

About Alta Mesa Resources

Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. focuses on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas reserves in the Anadarko Basin. It also offers midstream energy services, including crude oil and gas gathering, processing, and marketing to producers of natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, and condensate in the STACK Play region of Oklahoma. The company was formerly known as Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II and changed its name to Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. in February 2018. Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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