Financial Comparison: Baker Hughes A GE (BHI) and Its Competitors
Baker Hughes A GE (NYSE: BHI) is one of 57 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Baker Hughes A GE to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and earnings.
This table compares Baker Hughes A GE and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Baker Hughes A GE||-7.45%||-5.80%||-3.84%|
|Baker Hughes A GE Competitors||-16.80%||-10.04%||-5.26%|
Baker Hughes A GE pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Baker Hughes A GE pays out -15.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.9% and pay out -62.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Baker Hughes A GE lags its competitors as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
91.3% of Baker Hughes A GE shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.9% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.7% of Baker Hughes A GE shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 12.7% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Baker Hughes A GE and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Baker Hughes A GE||1||12||12||0||2.44|
|Baker Hughes A GE Competitors||394||2036||2902||114||2.50|
Baker Hughes A GE presently has a consensus price target of $62.61, suggesting a potential upside of 14.87%. As a group, “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 25.93%. Given Baker Hughes A GE’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Baker Hughes A GE has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Baker Hughes A GE and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Baker Hughes A GE||N/A||N/A||-12.50|
|Baker Hughes A GE Competitors||$2.00 billion||$268.99 million||-46.05|
Baker Hughes A GE’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Baker Hughes A GE. Baker Hughes A GE is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
Baker Hughes A GE has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Baker Hughes A GE’s competitors have a beta of 1.60, meaning that their average stock price is 60% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Baker Hughes A GE competitors beat Baker Hughes A GE on 9 of the 13 factors compared.
Baker Hughes A GE Company Profile
Baker Hughes, a GE Company is an oil and gas company. The Company is a provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. The Company’s products and services include upstream, midstream, downstream, industrial and digital. The Company’s upstream, which includes evaluation, drilling, completions and production. Midstream enables the power and compression efficiency for LNG and pipeline and storage. Downstream builds reliability and safety into process operations that includes refining and petrochemical and fertilizer solutions. The company’s industrial solutions offers power generation, to advanced control systems and sensing technology that power industrial facilities. Digital transformation integrates data on an open platform with security and scale. The digital transformation enables field services with real-time insights. The Company’s technology delivers capacities in smaller footprints.
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