C&J Energy Services (NYSE: CJES) and Glori Energy Inc Com (NASDAQ:GLRI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, profitabiliy, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Volatility and Risk

C&J Energy Services has a beta of 2.79, indicating that its stock price is 179% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Glori Energy Inc Com has a beta of 4.6, indicating that its stock price is 360% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.4% of Glori Energy Inc Com shares are owned by institutional investors. 46.2% of Glori Energy Inc Com shares are owned by company 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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for C&J Energy Services and Glori Energy Inc Com, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
C&J Energy Services 0 1 1 0 2.50
Glori Energy Inc Com 0 0 0 0 N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares C&J Energy Services and Glori Energy Inc Com’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
C&J Energy Services N/A N/A N/A ($10.85) -0.03
Glori Energy Inc Com $5.11 million 0.12 -$8.30 million ($1.10) -0.02

C&J Energy Services has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Glori Energy Inc Com. C&J Energy Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Glori Energy Inc Com, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares C&J Energy Services and Glori Energy Inc Com’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
C&J Energy Services N/A N/A N/A
Glori Energy Inc Com -561.30% -110.64% -45.45%

Summary

Glori Energy Inc Com beats C&J Energy Services on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

C&J Energy Services Company Profile

C&J Energy Services, Inc. is a completion and production services company, which provides well construction, well completions and well services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates through three segments: Completion Services, Well Support Services and Other Services. The Company also manufactures, repairs and refurbishes equipment used in the oilfield services industry. It operates in various North American onshore basins. Its Completion Services segment includes the hydraulic fracturing services, cased-hole wireline services, coiled tubing services and other well stimulation services. Its Well Support Services segment includes services, including rig services, fluid management services and other special well site services. Other services segment includes directional drilling services, equipment manufacturing and repair, specialty chemicals sales, research and technology, and the Middle East operations, as well as cementing services.

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