China Oilfield Services (OTCMKTS:CHOLY) and INPEX Corp/ADR (OTCMKTS:IPXHY) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and dividends.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares China Oilfield Services and INPEX Corp/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|China Oilfield Services||$2.57 billion||0.69||$4.89 million||$0.02||980.50|
|INPEX Corp/ADR||$8.43 billion||2.01||$363.25 million||N/A||N/A|
China Oilfield Services pays an annual dividend of $0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. INPEX Corp/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. China Oilfield Services pays out 750.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for China Oilfield Services and INPEX Corp/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|China Oilfield Services||0||0||1||0||3.00|
Risk and Volatility
China Oilfield Services has a beta of 1.07, meaning that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, INPEX Corp/ADR has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
0.1% of INPEX Corp/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. 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.
This table compares China Oilfield Services and INPEX Corp/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|China Oilfield Services||-0.59%||-0.33%||-0.16%|
INPEX Corp/ADR beats China Oilfield Services on 8 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
China Oilfield Services Company Profile
China Oilfield Services Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated offshore oilfield services in Mainland China and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Drilling Services, Well Services, Marine Support Services, and Geophysical and Surveying Services. The Drilling Services segment provides drilling, module rigs, land drilling rigs, and drilling rigs management services. As of December 31, 2017, it operated and managed a total of 43 drilling rigs, including 32 jackup drilling rigs and 11 semi-submersible drilling rigs; 3 accommodation rigs; and 5 module rigs. The Well Services segment offers onshore and offshore well services, including logging, drilling and completion fluids, directional drilling, cementing, well completion and workover, stimulation, etc. The Marine Support Services segment owns and operates offshore vessels that provide services for offshore oil and gas fields exploration, development, construction, and production. This segment also offers anchor handling for various water level, towing of drilling rigs/engineering barges, oil lifting, offshore transportation, standby, firefighting, rescue, oil spill assisting, and other marine support services. It operates and manages approximately 130 vessels, including AHTS vessels, platform supply vessels, and oilfield standby vessels. The Geophysical and Surveying Services segment provides offshore seismic acquisition, offshore geo-surveying, seismic data processing and interpretation, and underwater engineering services. It owns five towing streamer seismic vessels, one professional source vessel professional source vessel, two undersea cable team, five integrated marine surveying vessels, and two support vessels. China Oilfield Services Limited also issues bonds. The company is based in Beijing, China. China Oilfield Services Limited is a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation.
INPEX Corp/ADR Company Profile
Inpex Corporation engages in the research, exploration, development, production, and sale of oil, natural gas, and other mineral resources in Japan, rest of Asia and Oceania, Europe and NIS countries, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. It is also involved in the investment and lending to the companies engaged in mineral resources business, etc. The company holds interests in approximately 70 projects in approximately 20 countries; and owns a natural gas pipeline network of 1,500 kilometers. As of March 31, 2018, its proved reserves were 2,747 million barrels for crude oil, condensate, and LPG; and 5,976 billion cubic feet for natural gas. Inpex Corporation was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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