Glori Energy (OTCMKTS:GLRI) and Range Resources (NYSE:RRC) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and profitability.


Range Resources pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Glori Energy does not pay a dividend. Range Resources pays out 7.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility and Risk

Glori Energy has a beta of 2.79, indicating that its stock price is 179% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Range Resources has a beta of 1.04, indicating that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Glori Energy and Range Resources, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Glori Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A
Range Resources 2 12 7 0 2.24

Range Resources has a consensus price target of $13.13, indicating a potential upside of 153.38%. Given Range Resources’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Range Resources is more favorable than Glori Energy.


This table compares Glori Energy and Range Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Glori Energy N/A N/A N/A
Range Resources -45.91% 4.66% 2.06%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Glori Energy and Range Resources’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Glori Energy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Range Resources $3.28 billion 0.40 -$1.75 billion $1.13 4.58

Glori Energy has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Range Resources.


Range Resources beats Glori Energy on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Glori Energy Company Profile

Glori Energy Inc., an energy technology and oil production company, provides services to third party exploration and production companies in North America and Brazil. It operates through Oil and Gas, and AERO Services segments. The Oil and Gas segment produces and develops oil and natural gas interests. The AERO Services segment offers biotechnology solutions of enhanced oil recovery through a two-step process, including analysis phase, reservoir screening process that obtains field samples and evaluates potential of AERO system; and field deployment phase that deploys skid mounted injection equipment. Glori Energy Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. As of November 18, 2017, Glori Energy Inc. operates as a subsidiary of New Aero Technology LLC.

Range Resources Company Profile

Range Resources Corporation operates as an independent natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and oil company. It engages in the exploration, development, and acquisition of natural gas and oil properties. It holds interests in developed and undeveloped natural gas and oil leases in the Appalachian and North Louisiana regions of the United States. As of December 31, 2018, the company owned and operated 4,900 net producing wells and approximately 878,000 net acres under lease in the Appalachian region; and 415 net producing wells and approximately 118,000 net acres under lease in the North Louisiana region. It markets and sells natural gas to utilities, marketing and midstream companies, and industrial users; petrochemical end users, NGL distributors, and natural gas processors; and oil and condensate to crude oil processors, transporters, and refining and marketing companies. The company was formerly known as Lomak Petroleum, Inc. and changed its name to Range Resources Corporation in 1998. Range Resources Corporation was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

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