Mammoth Energy Services (NASDAQ:TUSK) and Hurricane Energy (OTCMKTS:HRCXF) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Mammoth Energy Services and Hurricane Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Mammoth Energy Services 10.57% 34.33% 21.08%
Hurricane Energy N/A N/A N/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Mammoth Energy Services and Hurricane Energy’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Mammoth Energy Services $691.50 million 1.90 $58.96 million $1.42 20.70
Hurricane Energy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Mammoth Energy Services has higher revenue and earnings than Hurricane Energy.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Mammoth Energy Services and Hurricane Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Mammoth Energy Services 0 3 7 0 2.70
Hurricane Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A

Mammoth Energy Services currently has a consensus target price of $38.50, indicating a potential upside of 30.95%. Given Mammoth Energy Services’ higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe Mammoth Energy Services is more favorable than Hurricane Energy.

Risk and Volatility

Mammoth Energy Services has a beta of 0.05, indicating that its share price is 95% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Hurricane Energy has a beta of 0.16, indicating that its share price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Mammoth Energy Services pays an annual dividend of $0.50 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Hurricane Energy does not pay a dividend. Mammoth Energy Services pays out 35.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

81.2% of Mammoth Energy Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Mammoth Energy Services shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Mammoth Energy Services beats Hurricane Energy on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Mammoth Energy Services

Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. operates as an integrated oilfield service company. The company operates in four segments: Pressure Pumping Services, Infrastructure Services, Natural Sand Proppant Services, and Contract Land and Directional Drilling Services. The Pressure Pumping Services segment provides high-pressure hydraulic fracturing services to enhance the production of oil and natural gas from formations having low permeability. The Infrastructure Services segment offers a range of services on electric transmission and distribution networks, and substation facilities, which include the construction, upgrade, maintenance, and repair of high voltage transmission lines, substations, and lower voltage overhead and underground distribution systems; storm repair and restoration services; and commercial services comprising installation, maintenance, and repair of commercial wiring. The Natural Sand Proppant Services segment is involved in mining, processing, and selling proppant for hydraulic fracturing; buying processed sand from suppliers on the spot market and reselling that sand; and providing logistics solutions to facilitate delivery of frac sand products. The Contract Land and Directional Drilling Services segment offers drilling rigs and crews for operators, as well as rental equipment, such as mud motors and operational tools for vertical and horizontal drilling. The company also other energy services, including coil tubing, pressure control, flowback, cementing, and remote accommodation services. Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. serves companies engaged in the exploration and development of North American onshore unconventional oil and natural gas reserves, government-funded utilities, private and public investor owned utilities, and co-operative utilities. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

About Hurricane Energy

Hurricane Energy plc, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, appraises, and develops oil from fractured basement reservoirs. The company has a portfolio of contiguous offshore licenses on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf, to the west of Shetland. Its producing oil fields include Clair, Foinaven, and Schiehallion; licenses are focuses on the Rona Ridge, a major NE-SW trending basement; and acreage comprises Lancaster, Whirlwind, Lincoln, and Halifax. Hurricane Energy plc has 37 million barrels of 2P reserves in the Lancaster field; controls 100% of 2.6 billion barrels of oil equivalent 2C contingent resources; and has 935 million stock barrels of oil in Best Case prospective resources in the Warwick prospect. The company was formerly known as Hurricane Exploration plc and changed its name to Hurricane Energy plc in April 2013. Hurricane Energy plc was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Godalming, the United Kingdom.

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