Tesoro Logistics (NYSE: ANDX) is one of 49 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Tesoro Logistics to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Tesoro Logistics and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tesoro Logistics 0 3 6 0 2.67
Tesoro Logistics Competitors 306 1829 2408 86 2.49

Tesoro Logistics currently has a consensus target price of $55.38, suggesting a potential upside of 19.24%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies have a potential upside of 23.17%. Given Tesoro Logistics’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Tesoro Logistics has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


This table compares Tesoro Logistics and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tesoro Logistics 23.50% 22.48% 6.61%
Tesoro Logistics Competitors 20.60% 90.10% 7.28%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

34.9% of Tesoro Logistics shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.5% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.2% of Tesoro Logistics shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.3% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Tesoro Logistics pays an annual dividend of $3.94 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.5%. Tesoro Logistics pays out 165.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 6.7% and pay out 158.6% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Tesoro Logistics and its competitors revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Tesoro Logistics $1.22 billion $315.00 million 19.51
Tesoro Logistics Competitors $4.88 billion $288.25 million -23.74

Tesoro Logistics’ competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Tesoro Logistics. Tesoro Logistics 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.

Volatility & Risk

Tesoro Logistics has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its share price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tesoro Logistics’ competitors have a beta of 1.36, meaning that their average share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Tesoro Logistics competitors beat Tesoro Logistics on 9 of the 15 factors compared.

About Tesoro Logistics

Andeavor Logistics LP, formerly Tesoro Logistics LP, is a full-service logistics company operating in the western and mid-continent regions of the United States. The Company operates through three segments. Its Gathering segment consists of crude oil, natural gas and produced water gathering systems in the Bakken Region and Rockies Region. Its Processing segment consists of the Vermillion processing complex, the Uinta Basin processing complex, the Blacks Fork processing complex and the Emigrant Trail processing complex. Its Terminalling and Transportation segment consists of the Northwest Products Pipeline, which includes a regulated common carrier products, a regulated common carrier refined products pipeline system connecting Tesoro Corporation’s Kenai refinery to Anchorage, Alaska, and crude oil and refined products terminals and storage facilities in the western and midwestern United States; marine terminals in California; a petroleum coke handling and storage facility.

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