Viking Energy Group (OTCMKTS:VKIN) and Dover Motorsports (NYSE:DVD) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Viking Energy Group and Dover Motorsports’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Viking Energy Group||$1.98 million||10.45||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Dover Motorsports||$47.02 million||1.52||$6.89 million||N/A||N/A|
Dover Motorsports has higher revenue and earnings than Viking Energy Group.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
23.1% of Dover Motorsports shares are held by institutional investors. 20.1% of Viking Energy Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 50.6% of Dover Motorsports shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Volatility & Risk
Viking Energy Group has a beta of 1.24, indicating that its stock price is 24% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dover Motorsports has a beta of 0.18, indicating that its stock price is 82% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Dover Motorsports pays an annual dividend of $0.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.1%. Viking Energy Group does not pay a dividend.
This is a summary of current recommendations for Viking Energy Group and Dover Motorsports, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Viking Energy Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
This table compares Viking Energy Group and Dover Motorsports’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Viking Energy Group||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Dover Motorsports beats Viking Energy Group on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Viking Energy Group Company Profile
Viking Energy Group, Inc., an independent exploration and production company, focuses on the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties in North America. The company owns oil and gas leases in Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alberta. As of December 31, 2017, its properties include 16 producing wells, 17 non producing wells, and 2 salt water disposal wells. The company was formerly known as Viking Investments Group, Inc. and changed its name to Viking Energy Group, Inc. in March 2017. Viking Energy Group, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Viking Energy Group, Inc. is a subsidiary of Viking Investments Group, LLC.
Dover Motorsports Company Profile
Dover Motorsports, Inc. markets and promotes motorsports entertainment in the United States. It owns and operates Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware; and Nashville Superspeedway near Nashville, Tennessee. The company was formerly known as Dover Downs Entertainment, Inc. Dover Motorsports, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is based in Dover, Delaware.
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