Roan Resources (ROAN) vs. Its Peers Head-To-Head Review

Roan Resources (NYSE: ROAN) is one of 183 public companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Roan Resources to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, risk, institutional ownership and profitability.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

69.7% of Roan Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.8% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.3% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Roan Resources and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Roan Resources -34.06% 6.23% 3.29%
Roan Resources Competitors -3.00% 3.05% 6.14%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Roan Resources and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Roan Resources $517.82 million -$140.67 million 1.63
Roan Resources Competitors $10.87 billion $774.55 million 7.84

Roan Resources’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Roan Resources. Roan Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Roan Resources and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Roan Resources 0 2 0 0 2.00
Roan Resources Competitors 2222 8786 12409 404 2.46

Roan Resources currently has a consensus price target of $6.00, indicating a potential upside of 300.00%. As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 63.84%. Given Roan Resources’ higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Roan Resources is more favorable than its competitors.

Summary

Roan Resources competitors beat Roan Resources on 9 of the 12 factors compared.

Roan Resources Company Profile

Linn Energy, Inc., through its equity interest in Roan Resources LLC, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of unconventional oil and natural gas reserves. It holds interests in various assets that cover approximately 150,000 net acres located in Merge, SCOOP, and STACK plays of the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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