FMC Technologies (NYSE: FTI) and Glori Energy (OTCMKTS:GLRI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares FMC Technologies and Glori Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FMC Technologies N/A 2.29% 1.05%
Glori Energy N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for FMC Technologies and Glori Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FMC Technologies 2 5 11 0 2.50
Glori Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A

FMC Technologies presently has a consensus price target of $33.44, suggesting a potential upside of 23.58%. Given FMC Technologies’ higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe FMC Technologies is more favorable than Glori Energy.

Dividends

FMC Technologies pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Glori Energy does not pay a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares FMC Technologies and Glori Energy’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
FMC Technologies $4.54 billion 2.78 $38.40 million N/A N/A
Glori Energy $9.00 million 0.04 -$36.25 million ($1.14) -0.01

FMC Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Glori Energy.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

64.9% of FMC Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of FMC Technologies shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 46.2% of Glori Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

FMC Technologies has a beta of 0.89, indicating that its stock price is 11% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Glori Energy has a beta of 4.6, indicating that its stock price is 360% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

FMC Technologies beats Glori Energy on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

FMC Technologies Company Profile

FMC Technologies, Inc. is a global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. The Company designs, manufactures and services a range of systems and products, including subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead production systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions and marine loading systems. Its segments include Subsea Technologies, Surface Technologies and Energy Infrastructure. The Subsea Technologies segment designs and manufactures products and systems, and provides services used by oil and gas companies involved in deepwater exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. The Surface Technologies segment designs and manufactures products and systems, and provides services used by oil and gas companies involved in land and offshore exploration, and production of crude oil and natural gas. The Energy Infrastructure segment’s products and services include Measurement Solutions, Loading Systems and Separation Systems.

Glori Energy Company Profile

Glori Energy Inc., an energy technology and oil production company, provides services to third party exploration and production companies in North America and Brazil. It operates through Oil and Gas, and AERO Services segments. The Oil and Gas segment produces and develops oil and natural gas interests. The AERO Services segment offers biotechnology solutions of enhanced oil recovery through a two-step process, including analysis phase, reservoir screening process that obtains field samples and evaluates potential of AERO system; and field deployment phase that deploys skid mounted injection equipment. Glori Energy Inc. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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