Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) and Energy & Technology (OTCMKTS:ENGT) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, valuation, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.
This table compares Schlumberger and Energy & Technology’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Energy & Technology||-18.94%||N/A||-14.60%|
Insider & Institutional Ownership
78.9% of Schlumberger shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Schlumberger shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Schlumberger pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. Energy & Technology does not pay a dividend. Schlumberger pays out 123.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Schlumberger and Energy & Technology’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Schlumberger||$32.82 billion||1.92||$2.14 billion||$1.62||28.12|
|Energy & Technology||$2.56 million||9.70||-$1.30 million||N/A||N/A|
Schlumberger has higher revenue and earnings than Energy & Technology.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Schlumberger and Energy & Technology, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Energy & Technology||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Schlumberger currently has a consensus price target of $65.00, suggesting a potential upside of 42.67%. Given Schlumberger’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Schlumberger is more favorable than Energy & Technology.
Volatility and Risk
Schlumberger has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Energy & Technology has a beta of 6.61, indicating that its stock price is 561% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Schlumberger beats Energy & Technology on 10 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
Schlumberger Limited supplies technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The company's Reservoir Characterization segment offers reservoir interpretation and data processing services; open and cased-hole, and slickline services; exploration and production pressure and flow-rate measurement services; tubing-conveyed perforating services; integrated production systems; software, consulting, information management, and IT infrastructure services; reservoir characterization, field development planning, and production enhancement consulting services; petro technical data services and training solutions; and integrated management services. Its Drilling segment designs, manufactures, and markets roller cone and fixed cutter drill bits; supplies drilling fluid systems, fluid systems and specialty equipment, production technology solutions, and engineered managed pressure and underbalanced drilling solutions; and offers environmental services and products. This segment also provides drilling and measurement, land drilling rigs, and related support services; and supplies well planning and drilling, engineering, supervision, logistics, procurement, and contracting services, as well as drilling rig management services. The company's Production segment offers well services; coiled tubing equipment; hydraulic fracturing, multistage completions, perforating, coiled tubing equipment, and services; well completion services and equipment; artificial lift production equipment and optimization services; and production management services. Its Cameron segment offers integrated subsea production systems; drilling equipment and services; onshore and offshore platform wellhead systems and processing solutions; and valve products and measurement systems. The company was formerly known as Socie´te´ de Prospection E´lectrique. Schlumberger Limited was founded in 1926 and is based in Houston, Texas.
About Energy & Technology
Energy & Technology, Corp. provides engineering, manufacturing, reclamation, sale, destructive, and non-destructive testing (NDT), storage, maintenance, and inspection services for pipes and equipment utilized in the energy industry. It offers engineering services to assist customers in the design, improvement, installation, and integration of NDT components and systems; provides NDT services comprising ultrasonic inspection, electromagnetic inspection, and others; and sells pipes and equipment used in the exploration, drilling, and production of oil and gas. The company also provides manufacturing and reclamation services, including full-length electromagnetic inspection for pipes and equipment utilized in the energy industry; full length ultrasonic inspection systems for new and used pipes, such as drill stem, tubing, casing, and line pipes; and various types of electromagnetic and ultrasonic inspection processes. In addition, it offers wet or dry magnetic particle inspection services; dye penetrant testing or ultrasonic testing of the end areas of plain end and threaded connections comprising drill collars and drilling rig inspection; mill systems and mill surveillance; and testing and consulting services. Energy & Technology, Corp. serves oil companies, steel mills, material suppliers, drilling companies, material rental companies, and engineering companies. The company was formerly known as Technical Industries & Energy Corp. and changed its name to Energy & Technology, Corp. in August 2009. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana. Energy & Technology, Corp. is a subsidiary of American Interest, LLC.
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