Head to Head Review: Oasis Petroleum (NASDAQ:OAS) and Atlas Energy Group (OTCMKTS:ATLS)

Oasis Petroleum (NASDAQ:OASGet Rating) and Atlas Energy Group (OTCMKTS:ATLSGet Rating) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, valuation, profitability, dividends and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Oasis Petroleum and Atlas Energy Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Oasis Petroleum 0 1 4 0 2.80
Atlas Energy Group 0 0 0 0 N/A

Oasis Petroleum currently has a consensus price target of $188.50, suggesting a potential upside of 38.85%. Given Oasis Petroleum’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Oasis Petroleum is more favorable than Atlas Energy Group.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.4% of Oasis Petroleum shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Oasis Petroleum shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.4% of Atlas Energy Group shares are owned 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.

Volatility and Risk

Oasis Petroleum has a beta of 1.37, meaning that its stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Atlas Energy Group has a beta of 0.38, meaning that its stock price is 62% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Oasis Petroleum and Atlas Energy Group’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Oasis Petroleum $1.58 billion 1.69 $319.60 million $41.49 3.27
Atlas Energy Group N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Oasis Petroleum has higher revenue and earnings than Atlas Energy Group.

Profitability

This table compares Oasis Petroleum and Atlas Energy Group’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Oasis Petroleum 42.10% 32.41% 12.94%
Atlas Energy Group N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Oasis Petroleum beats Atlas Energy Group on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Oasis Petroleum (Get Rating)

Oasis Petroleum Inc., an independent exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition and development of onshore unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the United States. It engages in the acquisition and development of oil and gas properties. As of December 31, 2021, the company had 492,355 net leasehold acres in the Williston Basin. The company sells its crude oil and natural gas to refiners, marketers, and other purchasers that have access to pipeline and rail facilities. Oasis Petroleum Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

About Atlas Energy Group (Get Rating)

Atlas Energy Group, LLC, through its subsidiaries, develops and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company has interests in the Eagle Ford Shale in southern Texas; the Marble Falls play in the Fort Worth Basin in northern Texas; and the Mississippi Lime play in northwestern Oklahoma. It also focuses on investing in master limited partnership qualifying energy-related businesses and assets. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Fort Worth, Texas.

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