American Midstream Partners, (NYSE: AMID) is one of 38 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare American Midstream Partners, to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, profitability, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
Volatility & Risk
American Midstream Partners, has a beta of 1.04, meaning that its stock price is 4% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Midstream Partners,’s rivals have a beta of 1.30, meaning that their average stock price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares American Midstream Partners, and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|American Midstream Partners,||-10.35%||-19.39%||-3.16%|
|American Midstream Partners, Competitors||0.82%||0.99%||0.99%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
42.2% of American Midstream Partners, shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are owned by institutional investors. 5.4% of American Midstream Partners, shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.7% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
American Midstream Partners, pays an annual dividend of $1.65 per share and has a dividend yield of 12.4%. American Midstream Partners, pays out -87.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies pay a dividend yield of 5.1% and pay out 864.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. American Midstream Partners, is clearly a better dividend stock than its rivals, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares American Midstream Partners, and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|American Midstream Partners,||$296.02 million||$12.92 million||-7.03|
|American Midstream Partners, Competitors||$45.68 billion||$4.44 billion||22.71|
American Midstream Partners,’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than American Midstream Partners,. American Midstream Partners, is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for American Midstream Partners, and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|American Midstream Partners,||0||2||1||0||2.33|
|American Midstream Partners, Competitors||368||1730||2147||110||2.46|
American Midstream Partners, presently has a consensus price target of $16.33, indicating a potential upside of 22.99%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies have a potential upside of 10.57%. Given American Midstream Partners,’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe American Midstream Partners, is more favorable than its rivals.
American Midstream Partners, rivals beat American Midstream Partners, on 11 of the 14 factors compared.
About American Midstream Partners,
American Midstream Partners, LP owns, operates, develops and acquires a portfolio of midstream energy assets. The Company provides midstream infrastructure that links producers of natural gas, crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGLs), condensate and specialty chemicals to numerous intermediate and end-use markets. Its segments include gathering and processing, transmission and terminals. Through its segments, it is engaged in the business of gathering, treating, processing, and transporting natural gas; gathering, transporting, storing, treating and fractionating NGLs; gathering, storing and transporting crude oil and condensates, and storing specialty chemical products. Its gathering and processing assets are primarily located in the Permian Basin of West Texas; the Cotton Valley/Haynesville Shale of East Texas; the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas; the Bakken Shale of North Dakota, and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico.
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