Central Energy Partners (OTCMKTS:ENGY – Get Rating) and World Fuel Services (NYSE:INT – Get Rating) 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, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership and dividends.
Volatility & Risk
Central Energy Partners has a beta of 0.75, indicating that its share price is 25% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, World Fuel Services has a beta of 1.26, indicating that its share price is 26% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
90.8% of World Fuel Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.9% of World Fuel Services shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Central Energy Partners||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|World Fuel Services||0||0||1||0||3.00|
World Fuel Services has a consensus target price of $35.00, indicating a potential upside of 49.96%. Given World Fuel Services’ higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe World Fuel Services is more favorable than Central Energy Partners.
This table compares Central Energy Partners and World Fuel Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Central Energy Partners||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|World Fuel Services||0.19%||6.56%||1.56%|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Central Energy Partners and World Fuel Services’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Central Energy Partners||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|World Fuel Services||$59.04 billion||0.02||$114.20 million||$1.81||12.90|
World Fuel Services has higher revenue and earnings than Central Energy Partners.
World Fuel Services beats Central Energy Partners on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Central Energy Partners
Central Energy Partners LP engages in cargo-transportation business. It provides liquid bulk storage, trans-loading and transportation services for hazardous chemicals and petroleum products through company’s wholly-owned subsidiary. The company was founded on July 10, 2003 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.
About World Fuel Services
World Fuel Services Corp. engages in the distribution of fuel and related products and services in the aviation, marine, and land transportation industries. It operates through the following segments: Aviation, Land, and Marine. The Aviation segment supply fuel and service solutions to commercial airlines, second and third-tier airlines, cargo carriers, regional and low-cost carriers, airports, fixed based operators, corporate fleets, fractional operators, and private aircraft. The Land segment offers fuel, heating oil, propane, natural gas, lubricants, and related products and services to petroleum distributors operating in the land transportation market, retail petroleum operators, and industrial, commercial, residential, and government customers. The Marine segment markets its products and services to marine customers, including international container and tanker fleets, commercial cruise lines, yachts and time-charter operators, U.S. and foreign governments, and other fuel suppliers. Its solutions include oil and energy procurement, distribution and storage, operations support, financial, consulting, and technology services. The company was founded in July 1984 and is headquart
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