Cameron International (NYSE: CAM) is one of 47 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Cameron International to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, dividends and risk.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Cameron International and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cameron International 0 0 0 0 N/A
Cameron International Competitors 420 2101 2933 117 2.49

As a group, “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 23.47%. Given Cameron International’s rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cameron International has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Cameron International and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Cameron International N/A N/A 183.36
Cameron International Competitors $1.90 billion -$327.68 million -845.19

Cameron International’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Cameron International. Cameron International 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.

Profitability

This table compares Cameron International and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cameron International 7.17% 11.16% 5.17%
Cameron International Competitors -12.07% -5.60% -3.58%

Risk and Volatility

Cameron International has a beta of 0.68, indicating that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cameron International’s rivals have a beta of 1.59, indicating that their average stock price is 59% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

67.5% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are held by institutional investors. 13.0% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Cameron International rivals beat Cameron International on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

About Cameron International

Cameron International Corporation (Cameron), incorporated on November 10, 1994, provides flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries. The Company operates through four business segments: Subsea, Surface, Drilling and Valves & Measurement (V&M). The Subsea segment delivers integrated solutions, products, systems and services to the subsea oil and gas market, including integrated subsea production systems. Cameron’s Surface segment designs and manufactures wellhead and Christmas tree systemsfor onshore and offshore topside applications – from conventional to high-pressure, high temperature systems, to specialized systems for dry completions and heavy oil. The Drilling segment is a global supplier of integrated drilling systems. The V&M segment’s businesses provide valves and measurement systems. Its businesses serve portions of the upstream, midstream and downstream markets.

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