GasLog Partners (NYSE: GLOP) and Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings (NYSE:CQH) are both transportation companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for GasLog Partners and Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
GasLog Partners 0 1 5 0 2.83
Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings 0 3 0 0 2.00

GasLog Partners currently has a consensus target price of $26.00, suggesting a potential upside of 13.79%. Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings has a consensus target price of $27.50, suggesting a potential upside of 9.54%. Given GasLog Partners’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe GasLog Partners is more favorable than Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings.

Profitability

This table compares GasLog Partners and Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
GasLog Partners 35.43% 12.06% 5.27%
Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings 88.04% 16,861.22% 3,028.20%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares GasLog Partners and Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
GasLog Partners $238.21 million 3.79 $174.92 million $2.15 10.63
Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings $20.34 million 285.98 N/A N/A N/A

GasLog Partners has higher revenue and earnings than Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings.

Dividends

GasLog Partners pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.9%. Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings does not pay a dividend. GasLog Partners pays out 94.9% 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 has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

39.8% of GasLog Partners shares are held by institutional investors. 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.

Summary

GasLog Partners beats Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

GasLog Partners Company Profile

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.

Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings Company Profile

Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC (Cheniere Holdings) is a limited liability company. The Company’s business consists of owning and holding Cheniere Energy Patners, L.P. (Cheniere Partners) limited partner common units, Class B units and subordinated units (collectively, the Cheniere Partners units), along with cash or other property that it receives as distributions in respect of such units. Cheniere Partners is developing, constructing and operating natural gas liquefaction facilities at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal located in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, on the Sabine-Neches Waterway less than four miles from the Gulf Coast adjacent to the existing regasification facilities through its subsidiary, Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC (SPL). Cheniere Partners owns and operates the liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification facilities at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal through its subsidiary, Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. (SPLNG).

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