KLX Energy Services (NASDAQ: KLXE) is one of 33 public companies in the “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare KLX Energy Services to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership and profitability.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
91.3% of KLX Energy Services shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 66.4% of shares of all “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies are owned by institutional investors. 9.2% of shares of all “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” 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.
This table compares KLX Energy Services and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|KLX Energy Services||$495.30 million||$14.40 million||8.84|
|KLX Energy Services Competitors||$4.06 billion||$294.68 million||13.47|
KLX Energy Services’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than KLX Energy Services. KLX Energy Services 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.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for KLX Energy Services and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|KLX Energy Services||0||0||2||0||3.00|
|KLX Energy Services Competitors||364||1505||2038||88||2.46|
As a group, “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 57.40%. Given KLX Energy Services’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe KLX Energy Services has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
This table compares KLX Energy Services and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|KLX Energy Services||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|KLX Energy Services Competitors||-8.04%||37.99%||2.17%|
KLX Energy Services competitors beat KLX Energy Services on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
About KLX Energy Services
KLX Energy Services Holdings, Inc. provides completion, intervention, and production services and products to the onshore oil and gas producing regions of the United States. The company offers technical services, and related tools and equipment to companies engaged in the exploration and development of North American onshore conventional and unconventional oil and natural gas reserves. It serves oil and gas companies, and project management firms. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Wellington, Florida.
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