W&T Offshore (NYSE:WTI – Get Free Report) and Riverdale Oil and Gas (OTCMKTS:RVDO – Get Free Report) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares W&T Offshore and Riverdale Oil and Gas’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|W&T Offshore||$921.00 million||0.58||$231.15 million||$0.40||9.05|
|Riverdale Oil and Gas||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
W&T Offshore has higher revenue and earnings than Riverdale Oil and Gas.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Riverdale Oil and Gas||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Volatility & Risk
W&T Offshore has a beta of 1.86, indicating that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Riverdale Oil and Gas has a beta of -8.49, indicating that its stock price is 949% less volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for W&T Offshore and Riverdale Oil and Gas, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Riverdale Oil and Gas||0||0||0||0||N/A|
W&T Offshore presently has a consensus price target of $8.30, indicating a potential upside of 129.28%. Given W&T Offshore’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe W&T Offshore is more favorable than Riverdale Oil and Gas.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
39.7% of W&T Offshore shares are held by institutional investors. 33.5% of W&T Offshore shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 28.1% of Riverdale Oil and Gas shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
W&T Offshore beats Riverdale Oil and Gas on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About W&T Offshore
W&T Offshore, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas producer, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties in the Gulf of Mexico. The company sells crude oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas. W&T Offshore, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
About Riverdale Oil and Gas
Riverdale Oil and Gas Corporation produces oil and gas in the United States. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.
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