Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) (NYSE: AAV) is one of 256 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, earnings, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Volatility & Risk

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) has a beta of 0.93, meaning that its stock price is 7% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA)’s rivals have a beta of 1.41, meaning that their average stock price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) $122.28 million -$11.88 million 22.80
Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) Competitors $1.89 billion -$443.16 million 61.21

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA)’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA). Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

54.2% of Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.0% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.1% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) 24.83% 3.86% 3.14%
Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) Competitors -427.54% -1.10% 2.10%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) 0 2 2 0 2.50
Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) Competitors 1458 7569 12248 259 2.53

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) presently has a consensus target price of $10.38, indicating a potential upside of 82.02%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies have a potential upside of 31.32%. Given Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA)’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) rivals beat Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA) on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd (USA)

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. is an intermediate natural gas and liquids development and production company. The Company is engaged in the business of natural gas exploitation, development, acquisition and production in the Province of Alberta. The Company focuses on the development of Montney resource play at Glacier, Alberta in Western Canada. The Company has drilled over 10 Montney gas wells. The Glacier property lies along the Alberta side of the border with British Columbia between Grande Prairie, Alberta and Dawson Creek, British Columbia. The primary zones of interest are within the Triassic Montney and Doig formation siltstones. The Glacier property consists of over 90 net sections of land with Doig/Montney interests. It owns and operates a gas plant located at 5-02-76-12W6. It also holds interest in approximately 20 additional sections of Doig/Montney land rights in the Glacier, Valhalla and Wembley area proximal to its existing land holdings.

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