US Well Services (NASDAQ: USWS) is one of 35 public companies in the “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare US Well Services to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, valuation and earnings.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares US Well Services and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|US Well Services||$648.85 million||-$65.90 million||-5.74|
|US Well Services Competitors||$3.85 billion||$272.45 million||11.12|
Institutional & Insider Ownership
46.7% of US Well Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.1% of shares of all “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 10.9% of US Well Services shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.2% of shares of all “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares US Well Services and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|US Well Services||N/A||-51.45%||-13.66%|
|US Well Services Competitors||-6.84%||2.57%||1.62%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for US Well Services and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|US Well Services||0||0||1||0||3.00|
|US Well Services Competitors||399||1643||2166||94||2.45|
US Well Services currently has a consensus target price of $7.90, suggesting a potential upside of 3.54%. As a group, “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 58.34%. Given US Well Services’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe US Well Services has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
US Well Services competitors beat US Well Services on 9 of the 12 factors compared.
US Well Services Company Profile
U.S. Well Services, Inc. operates as an oilfield service company in the United States. It provides hydraulic fracturing services for the oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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