Newfield Exploration (NYSE:NFX) and Sundance Energy Australia (OTCMKTS:SDCJF) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Newfield Exploration and Sundance Energy Australia, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Sundance Energy Australia||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Volatility and Risk
Newfield Exploration has a beta of 1.38, suggesting that its share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sundance Energy Australia has a beta of 4.91, suggesting that its share price is 391% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Newfield Exploration and Sundance Energy Australia’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Sundance Energy Australia||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
99.3% of Newfield Exploration shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of Newfield Exploration shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Newfield Exploration and Sundance Energy Australia’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Newfield Exploration||$1.77 billion||2.86||$427.00 million||$2.15||11.75|
|Sundance Energy Australia||$104.40 million||0.78||-$22.43 million||N/A||N/A|
Newfield Exploration has higher revenue and earnings than Sundance Energy Australia.
Newfield Exploration beats Sundance Energy Australia on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Newfield Exploration
Newfield Exploration Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. The company has operations principally in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Oklahoma, the Williston Basin of North Dakota, and the Uinta Basin of Utah. It also holds oil producing assets offshore China. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.
About Sundance Energy Australia
Sundance Energy Australia Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas in the United States. The company's exploration and development activities are focused on the Eagle Ford project in the South-Texas-Gulf Coast Basin. Sundance Energy Australia Limited was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Wayville, Australia.
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