Reviewing RSP Permian (RSPP) & Its Competitors
RSP Permian (NYSE: RSPP) is one of 228 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare RSP Permian to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership and earnings.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
83.8% of RSP Permian shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.6% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.0% of RSP Permian shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.3% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares RSP Permian and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|RSP Permian Competitors||-453.17%||20.19%||6.00%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for RSP Permian and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|RSP Permian Competitors||1466||7662||12325||259||2.52|
RSP Permian presently has a consensus target price of $47.05, indicating a potential upside of 30.54%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies have a potential upside of 39.30%. Given RSP Permian’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe RSP Permian has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
Volatility and Risk
RSP Permian has a beta of 2.15, meaning that its stock price is 115% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, RSP Permian’s rivals have a beta of 1.38, meaning that their average stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares RSP Permian and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|RSP Permian||$353.86 million||-$24.85 million||59.08|
|RSP Permian Competitors||$1.86 billion||-$439.03 million||-35.99|
RSP Permian’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than RSP Permian. RSP Permian is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
RSP Permian beats its rivals on 9 of the 13 factors compared.
About RSP Permian
RSP Permian, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development and production of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin of West Texas. The Company’s properties are located on contiguous acreage blocks in the Midland Basin, and the Delaware Basin, both sub-basins of the Permian Basin. The Midland Basin properties are primarily in the adjacent counties of Midland, Martin, Andrews, Ector, Glasscock and Dawson. The Delaware Basin properties are in Loving and Winkler counties. The Company has drilled Lower Spraberry horizontal well and a Middle Spraberry horizontal well in the Permian Basin. In addition, it has also drilled a Wolfcamp B horizontal well in the North Midland Basin.
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