Tesoro Logistics (NYSE: ANDX) is one of 50 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Tesoro Logistics to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, risk and dividends.

Earnings and Valuation

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Tesoro Logistics $1.22 billion $315.00 million 19.77
Tesoro Logistics Competitors $4.88 billion $288.25 million 21.84

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

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings for Tesoro Logistics and its rivals, as reported 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 307 1842 2421 86 2.49

Tesoro Logistics presently has a consensus price target of $55.38, indicating a potential upside of 19.21%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies have a potential upside of 23.38%. Given Tesoro Logistics’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Tesoro Logistics has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Dividends

Tesoro Logistics pays an annual dividend of $3.94 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.5%. Tesoro Logistics pays out 167.7% 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 159.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk and Volatility

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’ rivals have a beta of 1.34, meaning that their average share price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Tesoro Logistics and its rivals’ 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 18.58% 88.32% 5.97%

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 insiders. Comparatively, 9.3% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Tesoro Logistics rivals 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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