Jones Energy (JONE) and Its Peers Financial Survey
Jones Energy (NYSE: JONE) is one of 228 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Jones Energy to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, risk, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations and profitability.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Jones Energy and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Jones Energy||$127.85 million||-$42.55 million||-0.45|
|Jones Energy Competitors||$1.86 billion||-$438.87 million||-10.20|
Jones Energy’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Jones Energy. Jones Energy is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Volatility & Risk
Jones Energy has a beta of 2.62, meaning that its stock price is 162% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Jones Energy’s rivals have a beta of 1.40, meaning that their average stock price is 40% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
59.3% of Jones Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 37.2% of Jones Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.5% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Jones Energy and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Jones Energy Competitors||-296.98%||25.43%||5.38%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Jones Energy and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Jones Energy Competitors||1507||7786||12610||270||2.53|
Jones Energy presently has a consensus price target of $1.90, suggesting a potential upside of 59.66%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies have a potential upside of 21.17%. Given Jones Energy’s higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Jones Energy is more favorable than its rivals.
Jones Energy rivals beat Jones Energy on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
About Jones Energy
Jones Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties. The Company’s assets are located within the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Texas and Oklahoma. It owns leasehold interests in oil and natural gas producing properties, as well as in undeveloped acreage, located in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins in Texas and Oklahoma. The Company’s oil is generally sold under short-term, extendable and cancellable agreements with unaffiliated purchasers. The Company’s natural gas is sold at delivery points at or near producing wells to natural gas gathering and marketing companies. Its total estimated proved reserves are approximately 101.7 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMBoe). Approximately 25% of its total estimated proved reserves consist of oil, over 32% consist of natural gas liquids (NGLs) and over 43% consist of natural gas. Its properties include over 1,020 gross producing wells.
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