Atwood Oceanics (ATW) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Review
Atwood Oceanics (NYSE: ATW) is one of 18 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Drilling” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Atwood Oceanics to similar companies based on the strength of its earnings, valuation, profitability, risk, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Atwood Oceanics and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Atwood Oceanics Competitors||488||1495||1221||57||2.26|
Atwood Oceanics currently has a consensus target price of $11.64, suggesting a potential upside of 24.90%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Drilling” companies have a potential upside of 23.68%. Given Atwood Oceanics’ higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Atwood Oceanics is more favorable than its competitors.
This table compares Atwood Oceanics and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Atwood Oceanics Competitors||-18.41%||-8.37%||-2.62%|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Atwood Oceanics and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||EBITDA||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Atwood Oceanics||$605.28 million||$296.89 million||-46.60|
|Atwood Oceanics Competitors||$1.42 billion||$540.19 million||-6.80|
Atwood Oceanics’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Atwood Oceanics. Atwood Oceanics 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.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
92.0% of Atwood Oceanics shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.9% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Drilling” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of Atwood Oceanics shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Drilling” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility and Risk
Atwood Oceanics has a beta of 2.47, suggesting that its stock price is 147% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Atwood Oceanics’ competitors have a beta of 1.89, suggesting that their average stock price is 89% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Atwood Oceanics Company Profile
Atwood Oceanics, Inc. is an offshore drilling company engaged in the drilling and completion of exploration and development wells for the global oil and gas industry. The Company owns various types of drilling rigs, such as Ultra-Deepwater Rigs, Deepwater Semisubmersibles and Jackups. Its Ultra-deepwater Rigs and Deepwater Semisubmersibles include Atwood Achiever, Atwood Archer, Atwood Admiral, Atwood Advantage, Atwood Condor, Atwood Eagle and Atwood Osprey. Its Jackup Rigs included Atwood Mako, Atwood Manta, Atwood Aurora, Atwood Beacon and Atwood Orca. The Atwood Mako and Atwood Manta, both approximately 400-foot water depth Pacific Class jackup rigs, are operating offshore Vietnam and offshore Thailand. The Atwood Aurora, an approximately 350-foot water depth jackup, is operating offshore West Africa. The Atwood Beacon, an approximately 400-foot water depth jackup, is operating in the Mediterranean Sea.
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