Comparing Range Resources (RRC) & TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (TRYIY)

Range Resources (NYSE:RRC) and TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR (OTCMKTS:TRYIY) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and earnings.


Range Resources pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Range Resources pays out 13.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR pays out 18.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.2% of TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Range Resources shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Range Resources and TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Range Resources 2 12 11 0 2.36

Range Resources presently has a consensus price target of $21.60, suggesting a potential upside of 56.07%. Given Range Resources’ higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Range Resources is more favorable than TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR.

Volatility and Risk

Range Resources has a beta of 0.55, suggesting that its stock price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR has a beta of 0.25, suggesting that its stock price is 75% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Range Resources and TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Range Resources 8.28% 4.85% 2.39%
TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR 4.12% 7.93% 3.57%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Range Resources and TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Range Resources $2.61 billion 1.32 $333.14 million $0.58 23.86
TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR $19.91 billion 0.60 $903.15 million $1.08 13.54

TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Range Resources. TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Range Resources, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.


TORAY INDUSTRIE/ADR beats Range Resources on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Range Resources

Range Resources Corporation operates as an independent natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and oil company. It engages in the exploration, development, and acquisition of natural gas and oil properties. It holds interests in developed and undeveloped natural gas and oil leases in the Appalachian and North Louisiana regions of the United States. The company owns 4,554 net producing wells and approximately 945,000 acres under lease in the Appalachian region; 415 net producing wells and approximately 233,000 net acres under lease in the North Louisiana region; and 151 net producing wells and approximately 195,000 net acres under lease in the Nemaha Uplift of Northern Oklahoma. It markets and sells natural gas to utilities, marketing and midstream companies, and industrial users; petrochemical end users, NGL distributors, and natural gas processors; and oil and condensate to crude oil processors, transporters, and refining and marketing companies. The company was formerly known as Lomak Petroleum, Inc. and changed its name to Range Resources Corporation in 1998. Range Resources Corporation founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.


Toray Industries, Inc. manufactures, processes, and sells fibers and textiles, performance chemicals, carbon fiber composite materials, environment and engineering products, and life science products. The company offers filament yarns, staple fibers, and spun yarns, as well as woven and knitted fabrics of nylon, polyester, acrylics, and others; non-woven fabrics; ultra-microfiber non-woven fabric with suede-texture; and apparel products. It also provides nylon, ABS, PBT, PPS, other resins and molded products; polyolefin foam products; polyester, polyethylene, polypropylene, and other films; processed film products; raw materials for synthetic fibers and plastics; fine chemicals; electronic and information materials; and graphic materials. In addition, the company offers carbon fibers, carbon fiber composite materials, and molded products; analysis, physical evaluation, research, and other services; and pharmaceuticals, medical devices, etc. Further, it provides engineering services; condominiums; industrial equipment and machinery; IT-related equipment; water treatment membranes and related equipment; materials for housing, building, and civil engineering applications. As of March 31, 2018, Toray Industries, Inc. operated in 26 countries and regions, including Japan. The company was formerly known as Toyo Rayon Co., Ltd. and changed its name to Toray Industries, Inc. in 1970. Toray Industries, Inc. was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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