Cameron International (NYSE: CAM) is one of 48 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Cameron International to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

66.1% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.4% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Cameron International and its peers’ 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 -11.49% -5.07% -3.29%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Cameron International and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) 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 -730.35

Cameron International’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Cameron International. Cameron International is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Cameron International and its peers, as provided 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 2111 2954 117 2.49

As a group, “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 28.06%. Given Cameron International’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Cameron International has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Risk and Volatility

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

Summary

Cameron International peers 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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