Halcon Resources (OTCMKTS:HKRSQ) vs. Hess Midstream (NYSE:HESM) Head-To-Head Analysis

Halcon Resources (OTCMKTS:HKRSQGet Free Report) and Hess Midstream (NYSE:HESMGet Free Report) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Halcon Resources and Hess Midstream’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Halcon Resources $224.68 million 0.05 -$1.17 billion N/A N/A
Hess Midstream $1.35 billion 5.58 $118.60 million $2.09 15.67

Hess Midstream has higher revenue and earnings than Halcon Resources.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Halcon Resources and Hess Midstream, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Halcon Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
Hess Midstream 0 2 3 0 2.60

Hess Midstream has a consensus target price of $34.80, suggesting a potential upside of 6.24%. Given Hess Midstream’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Hess Midstream is more favorable than Halcon Resources.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

86.3% of Hess Midstream shares are held by institutional investors. 6.1% of Halcon Resources shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares Halcon Resources and Hess Midstream’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Halcon Resources -324.96% -238.22% -73.12%
Hess Midstream 8.79% 26.98% 3.23%


Hess Midstream beats Halcon Resources on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Halcon Resources

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Halcón Resources Corporation, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, production, exploration, and development of onshore oil and natural gas assets in the United States. As of December 31, 2018, the company held interests in 56,900 net acres in the Delaware Basin, located in Pecos, Reeves, Ward, and Winkler Counties, Texas. As of December 31, 2018, it had estimated proved reserves of approximately 85.2 million barrels of oil equivalent comprising 50.7 million barrels of crude oil, 17.1 million barrels of natural gas liquids, and 104.7 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The company was formerly known as RAM Energy Resources, Inc. and changed its name to Halcón Resources Corporation in February 2012. Halcón Resources Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. On August 7, 2019, Halcón Resources Corporation along with its affiliates filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Southern District of Texas.

About Hess Midstream

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Hess Midstream LP owns, develops, operates, and acquires midstream assets. The company operates through three segments: Gathering; Processing and Storage; and Terminaling and Export. The Gathering segment owns natural gas gathering and compression systems; crude oil gathering systems; and produced water gathering and disposal facilities. Its gathering systems consists of approximately 1,380 miles of high and low pressure natural gas and natural gas liquids gathering pipelines with capacity of approximately 590 million cubic feet per day; crude oil gathering system comprises approximately 560 miles of crude oil gathering pipelines; and produced water gathering system that includes approximately 290 miles of pipelines in gathering systems. The Processing and Storage segment comprises Tioga Gas Plant, a natural gas processing and fractionation plant located in Tioga, North Dakota; a 50% interest in the Little Missouri 4 gas processing plant located in south of the Missouri River in McKenzie County, North Dakota; and Mentor Storage Terminal, a propane storage cavern and rail, and truck loading and unloading facility located in Mentor, Minnesota. The Terminaling and Export segment owns Ramberg terminal facility; Tioga rail terminal; and crude oil rail cars, as well as Johnson's Corner Header System, a crude oil pipeline header system. Hess Midstream LP was founded in 2014 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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