Contrasting Harbour Energy (OTCMKTS:HBRIY) and Glencore (OTCMKTS:GLNCY)

Harbour Energy (OTCMKTS:HBRIYGet Rating) and Glencore (OTCMKTS:GLNCYGet Rating) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Harbour Energy and Glencore’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Harbour Energy N/A N/A N/A
Glencore N/A N/A N/A

Dividends

Harbour Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Glencore pays an annual dividend of $0.22 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Harbour Energy and Glencore, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Harbour Energy 0 2 4 0 2.67
Glencore 0 0 9 0 3.00

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of Glencore shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Harbour Energy has a beta of 2.29, meaning that its share price is 129% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Glencore has a beta of 1.52, meaning that its share price is 52% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Harbour Energy and Glencore’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Harbour Energy $1.58 billion 2.79 $164.30 million N/A N/A
Glencore $203.75 billion 0.36 $4.97 billion N/A N/A

Glencore has higher revenue and earnings than Harbour Energy.

Summary

Glencore beats Harbour Energy on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Harbour Energy Company Profile (Get Rating)

Harbour Energy plc, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reserves. It holds 124 license interests and 48 producing fields in various properties located in the United Kingdom, Norwegian Continental Shelves, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Mexico. The company is based in Edinburgh, the United Kingdom.

Glencore Company Profile (Get Rating)

Glencore plc produces, refines, processes, stores, transports, and markets metals and minerals, and energy products in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Oceania. It operates through two segments, Marketing Activities and Industrial Activities. The company produces and markets copper, cobalt, nickel, zinc, lead, chrome ore, ferrochrome, vanadium, alumina, aluminum, tin, and iron ore. It also engages in the oil exploration/production, distribution, storage, and bunkering activities; and offers coal, crude oil and oil products, refined products, and natural gas. In addition, the company markets and distributes physical commodities sourced from third party producers and its production to industrial consumers in the battery, electronic, construction, automotive, steel, energy, and oil industries. Further, it provides financing, logistics, and other services to producers and consumers of commodities. The company was formerly known as Glencore Xstrata plc and changed its name to Glencore plc in May 2014. Glencore plc was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland.

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