Reviewing Chevron (NYSE:CVX) and PJSC Tatneft (OTCMKTS:OAOFY)

Chevron (NYSE:CVXGet Free Report) and PJSC Tatneft (OTCMKTS:OAOFYGet Free Report) are both energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, profitability and analyst recommendations.


Chevron pays an annual dividend of $6.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.2%. PJSC Tatneft pays an annual dividend of $42.53 per share and has a dividend yield of 445.3%. Chevron pays out 44.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. PJSC Tatneft pays out 16.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Chevron has increased its dividend for 36 consecutive years. PJSC Tatneft is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

68.9% of Chevron shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 7.2% of PJSC Tatneft shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Chevron shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Chevron and PJSC Tatneft, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Chevron 0 3 14 0 2.82
PJSC Tatneft 0 0 0 0 N/A

Chevron currently has a consensus target price of $187.89, suggesting a potential upside of 30.13%. Given Chevron’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Chevron is more favorable than PJSC Tatneft.


This table compares Chevron and PJSC Tatneft’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Chevron 12.11% 16.15% 10.14%
PJSC Tatneft N/A N/A N/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Chevron and PJSC Tatneft’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Chevron $202.50 billion 1.35 $35.47 billion $13.47 10.72
PJSC Tatneft N/A N/A N/A $252.31 0.04

Chevron has higher revenue and earnings than PJSC Tatneft. PJSC Tatneft is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Chevron, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


Chevron beats PJSC Tatneft on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Chevron

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Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the integrated energy and chemicals operations in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Upstream and Downstream. The Upstream segment is involved in the exploration, development, production, and transportation of crude oil and natural gas; liquefaction, transportation, and regasification associated with liquefied natural gas; transportation of crude oil through pipelines; and processing, transportation, storage, and marketing of natural gas, as well as a gas-to-liquids plant. The Downstream segment refines crude oil into petroleum products; markets crude oil, refined products, and lubricants; manufactures and markets renewable fuels; transports crude oil and refined products by pipeline, marine vessel, motor equipment, and rail car; and manufactures and markets commodity petrochemicals, plastics for industrial uses, and fuel and lubricant additives. The company was formerly known as ChevronTexaco Corporation and changed its name to Chevron Corporation in 2005. Chevron Corporation was founded in 1879 and is headquartered in San Ramon, California.

About PJSC Tatneft

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PJSC Tatneft engages in exploration, development, and production of crude oil in Russia and internationally. It holds interests in oil and gas fields located in Tatarstan in Russia. The company is also involved in the refining and marketing crude oil; and the purchase and sale of crude oil and refined products. In addition, it manufactures and sells equipment; operates gas station network; manufacturers fiberglass; and engages in electric power business, as well as process oil, gas, and petrochemical projects. Further, the company sells oilfield equipment, and auxiliary petrochemical related services and materials. Additionally, it is involved in the banking activities. PJSC Tatneft was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Almetyevsk, Russia.

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