Head to Head Contrast: Aris Water Solutions (NYSE:ARIS) versus Mammoth Energy Services (NASDAQ:TUSK)

Aris Water Solutions (NYSE:ARISGet Rating) and Mammoth Energy Services (NASDAQ:TUSKGet Rating) are both small-cap business services companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Aris Water Solutions and Mammoth Energy Services’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Aris Water Solutions $229.25 million 4.05 -$9.22 million $0.01 1,620.00
Mammoth Energy Services $228.96 million 1.47 -$101.43 million ($0.40) -17.82

Aris Water Solutions has higher revenue and earnings than Mammoth Energy Services. Mammoth Energy Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Aris Water Solutions, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


This table compares Aris Water Solutions and Mammoth Energy Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aris Water Solutions 2.10% 7.26% 3.79%
Mammoth Energy Services -5.91% -3.76% -2.41%

Risk and Volatility

Aris Water Solutions has a beta of 2.13, suggesting that its share price is 113% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mammoth Energy Services has a beta of 1.79, suggesting that its share price is 79% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Aris Water Solutions and Mammoth Energy Services, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aris Water Solutions 0 2 5 0 2.71
Mammoth Energy Services 0 0 0 0 N/A

Aris Water Solutions presently has a consensus target price of $19.83, indicating a potential upside of 22.43%. Given Aris Water Solutions’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Aris Water Solutions is more favorable than Mammoth Energy Services.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

39.5% of Aris Water Solutions shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 78.1% of Mammoth Energy Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 29.8% of Aris Water Solutions shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 3.4% of Mammoth Energy Services shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Aris Water Solutions beats Mammoth Energy Services on 12 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Aris Water Solutions

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Aris Water Solutions, Inc., an environmental infrastructure and solutions company, provides water handling and recycling solutions. The company's produced water handling business gathers, transports, unless recycled, and handles produced water generated from oil and natural gas production. Its water solutions business develops and operates recycling facilities to treat, store, and recycle produced water. The company was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

About Mammoth Energy Services

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Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. engages in the exploration and development of North American onshore unconventional oil and natural gas reserves. It operates through the following segments: Infrastructure, Pressure Pumping, Natural Sand Proppant, Drilling, and Other. The Infrastructure segment offers construction, upgrade, maintenance and, repair services to the electrical infrastructure industry. The Pressure Pumping segment provides pressure pumping services, also known as hydraulic fracturing, to exploration and production companies. The Natural Sand Proppant segment refers to mining, processing, and selling sand. The Drilling segment includes contract land, directional drilling, and rig moving services. The company was founded on June 3, 2016 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK.

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