Roan Resources (ROAN) & The Competition Head-To-Head Contrast

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations 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 2232 8805 12447 408 2.46

Roan Resources presently has a consensus price target of $6.00, suggesting a potential upside of 297.35%. As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 65.81%. Given Roan Resources’ higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Roan Resources is more favorable than its competitors.


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 -2.95% 3.07% 6.12%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.7% of Roan Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.0% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.5% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Roan Resources $517.82 million -$140.67 million 1.64
Roan Resources Competitors $10.87 billion $774.55 million 8.75

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.


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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