Antero Midstream GP (NASDAQ: AMGP) and Frank’s International N.V. (NYSE:FI) are both energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability, risk and valuation.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

30.4% of Frank’s International N.V. shares are held by institutional investors. 77.9% of Frank’s International N.V. shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Dividends

Frank’s International N.V. pays an annual dividend of $0.30 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.6%. Antero Midstream GP does not pay a dividend. Frank’s International N.V. pays out -40.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Antero Midstream GP and Frank’s International N.V., as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Antero Midstream GP 0 4 11 1 2.81
Frank’s International N.V. 3 9 1 0 1.85

Antero Midstream GP currently has a consensus price target of $26.25, indicating a potential upside of 43.44%. Frank’s International N.V. has a consensus price target of $8.40, indicating a potential upside of 27.85%. Given Antero Midstream GP’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Antero Midstream GP is more favorable than Frank’s International N.V..

Profitability

This table compares Antero Midstream GP and Frank’s International N.V.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Antero Midstream GP N/A -77.88% -46.99%
Frank’s International N.V. -35.28% -8.97% -7.39%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Antero Midstream GP and Frank’s International N.V.’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Antero Midstream GP $39.24 million 86.82 N/A N/A N/A
Frank’s International N.V. $441.49 million 3.32 -$18.12 million ($0.75) -8.76

Antero Midstream GP has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Frank’s International N.V..

Summary

Frank’s International N.V. beats Antero Midstream GP on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Antero Midstream GP

Antero Midstream GP LP, formerly Antero Resources Midstream Management LLC, owns, operates and develops midstream energy infrastructure. The Company’s segments include gathering and processing and water handling and treatment. The gathering and processing segment consist of long-term, fee-based activities including low-pressure gathering, compression, high-pressure gathering, processing, fractionation, and condensate gathering. The Company’s water handling and treatment segment consists of long-term fee based activities including fresh water delivery used in completion activity, and water handling services. The Company’s assets are located both in the southwestern core of the Marcellus Shale in northwest West Virginia and in the core of the Utica Shale in southern Ohio.

About Frank’s International N.V.

Frank’s International N.V. (FINV) is a provider of engineered tubular services, tubular fabrication and specialty well construction and well intervention solutions to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates through four business segments: International Services, U. S. Services, Tubular Sales and Blackhawk. As of December 31, 2016, the International Services segment provided tubular services in international offshore markets and in several onshore international regions in approximately 60 countries on six continents. The U.S. Services segment provides tubular services. The Blackhawk segment provides well construction and well intervention rental equipment, services and products, in addition to the cementing tool expertise, in the United States and Mexican Gulf of Mexico, onshore United States and other select international locations.

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