Financial Review: Dominion Midstream Partners, (DM) and GasLog Partners (NYSE:GLOP)

Dominion Midstream Partners, (NYSE: DM) and GasLog Partners (NYSE:GLOP) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitabiliy, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Dominion Midstream Partners, and GasLog Partners’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Dominion Midstream Partners, $488.50 million 5.73 $296.50 million $1.33 21.20
GasLog Partners $229.60 million 4.12 $168.28 million $2.22 10.92

Dominion Midstream Partners, has higher revenue and earnings than GasLog Partners. GasLog Partners is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dominion Midstream Partners,, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Dominion Midstream Partners, and GasLog Partners, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Dominion Midstream Partners, 0 2 8 0 2.80
GasLog Partners 0 1 6 0 2.86

Dominion Midstream Partners, currently has a consensus price target of $34.13, suggesting a potential upside of 21.01%. GasLog Partners has a consensus price target of $25.60, suggesting a potential upside of 5.57%. Given Dominion Midstream Partners,’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Dominion Midstream Partners, is more favorable than GasLog Partners.

Dividends

Dominion Midstream Partners, pays an annual dividend of $1.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. GasLog Partners pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.2%. Dominion Midstream Partners, pays out 82.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. GasLog Partners pays out 90.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Dominion Midstream Partners, has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

56.3% of Dominion Midstream Partners, shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 58.8% of GasLog Partners shares are held by institutional investors. 11.2% of Dominion Midstream Partners, shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility & Risk

Dominion Midstream Partners, has a beta of 1.69, suggesting that its stock price is 69% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GasLog Partners has a beta of 1.64, suggesting that its stock price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Dominion Midstream Partners, and GasLog Partners’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Dominion Midstream Partners, 20.43% 1.98% 1.59%
GasLog Partners 35.19% 11.77% 5.30%

Summary

Dominion Midstream Partners, beats GasLog Partners on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Dominion Midstream Partners,

Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP, formerly Dominion Midstream Partners, LP, is a limited partnership. The Company is formed to grow a portfolio of natural gas terminaling, processing, storage, transportation and related assets. The Company’s segments include Dominion Energy, which consists of gas transportation, liquefied natural gas (LNG) import and storage, and Corporate and Other. The Company owns the preferred equity interests and the general partner interest of Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP (Cove Point). Cove Point’s operations consist of LNG import and storage services at the Cove Point LNG Facility and the transportation of domestic natural gas and regasified LNG to Mid-Atlantic markets through the Cove Point Pipeline. The Cove Point LNG Facility includes an offshore pier, regasification facilities and associated equipment required to receive imported LNG from tankers; store LNG in storage tanks; regasify LNG, and deliver regasified LNG to the Cove Point Pipeline.

About GasLog Partners

GasLog Partners LP is a limited partnership company. The Company focuses on owning, operating and acquiring liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers under multi-year charters. The Company’s fleet consists of 9 LNG carriers with an average carrying capacity of approximately 149,500 cubic meters (cbm), each of which has a multi-year time charter. The Company’s fleet includes GasLog Seattle, GasLog Shanghai, GasLog Santiago, GasLog Sydney, Methane Rita Andrea, Methane Jane Elizabeth, Methane Alison Victoria, Methane Shirley Elisabeth and Methane Heather Sally. The GasLog Seattle is a tri-fuel diesel electric LNG carrier. Each of the GasLog Seattle, GasLog Shanghai, GasLog Santiago and GasLog Sydney vessels has a cargo capacity of approximately 155,000 cbm. Each of the Methane Rita Andrea, Methane Heather Sally, Methane Shirley Elisabeth, Methane Alison Victoria and Methane Jane Elizabeth vessels has a cargo capacity of approximately 145,000 cbm.

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