Reviewing Phillips 66 (PSX) and Its Peers
Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) is one of 44 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Phillips 66 to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, risk, profitability and valuation.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Phillips 66 and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Phillips 66||$85.78 billion||$1.56 billion||23.45|
|Phillips 66 Competitors||$40.28 billion||$687.43 million||254.33|
Phillips 66 has higher revenue and earnings than its rivals. Phillips 66 is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Volatility and Risk
Phillips 66 has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its share price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Phillips 66’s rivals have a beta of 1.35, meaning that their average share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a summary of current ratings for Phillips 66 and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Phillips 66 Competitors||379||1851||2460||112||2.48|
Phillips 66 presently has a consensus price target of $92.22, indicating a potential downside of 1.45%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies have a potential upside of 4.64%. Given Phillips 66’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Phillips 66 has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.
This table compares Phillips 66 and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Phillips 66 Competitors||-1.47%||2.21%||1.41%|
Phillips 66 pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Phillips 66 pays out 70.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies pay a dividend yield of 5.0% and pay out 406.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Phillips 66 has increased its dividend for 5 consecutive years.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
69.6% of Phillips 66 shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.5% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Phillips 66 shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.0% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
Phillips 66 beats its rivals on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
About Phillips 66
Phillips 66 is an energy manufacturing and logistics company with midstream, chemicals, refining, and marketing and specialties businesses. The Company operates through four segments: Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties (M&S). The Midstream segment gathers, processes, transports and markets natural gas, and transports, stores, fractionates and markets natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States. The Chemicals segment consists of its equity investment in Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (CPChem), which manufactures and markets petrochemicals and plastics. The Refining segment buys, sells and refines crude oil and other feedstocks at refineries in the United States and Europe. The M&S segment purchases for resale and markets refined petroleum products, such as gasolines, distillates and aviation fuels, primarily in the United States and Europe, as well as includes the manufacturing and marketing of specialty products, and power generation operations.
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