SemGroup Corp (NASDAQ: SEMG) and World Point Terminals (NYSE:WPT) are both energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, dividends, risk, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares SemGroup Corp and World Point Terminals’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
SemGroup Corp $1.66 billion 1.13 $147.28 million N/A N/A
World Point Terminals N/A N/A N/A $1.03 16.79

SemGroup Corp has higher revenue and earnings than World Point Terminals.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

13.2% of World Point Terminals shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares SemGroup Corp and World Point Terminals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SemGroup Corp 2.03% 2.73% 1.22%
World Point Terminals 37.15% 19.57% 18.37%


World Point Terminals pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.9%. SemGroup Corp does not pay a dividend. World Point Terminals pays out 116.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for SemGroup Corp and World Point Terminals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SemGroup Corp 0 0 0 0 N/A
World Point Terminals 0 2 0 0 2.00

World Point Terminals has a consensus price target of $17.00, suggesting a potential downside of 1.68%. Given World Point Terminals’ higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe World Point Terminals is more favorable than SemGroup Corp.


World Point Terminals beats SemGroup Corp on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About SemGroup Corp

SemGroup Corporation is a provider of gathering, transportation, storage, distribution, marketing and other midstream services to producers, refiners of petroleum products and other market participants located in the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States and Canada. The Company’s segments include Crude Transportation, which operates crude oil pipelines and truck transportation businesses in the United States; Crude Facilities, which operates crude oil storage and terminal businesses in the United States; Crude Supply and Logistics, which operates a crude oil marketing business; SemGas, which provides natural gas gathering and processing services; SemCAMS, which operates natural gas processing and gathering facilities in Alberta, Canada; SemLogistics, which owns petroleum products storage facility in the United Kingdom, and SemMexico, which provides liquid asphalt cement products and product application services to the Mexican market, and Corporate and Other.

About World Point Terminals

World Point Terminals, LP owns, operates, develops and acquires liquid bulk storage terminals and other assets relating to the storage of petroleum products, including light refined products, heavy refined products and crude oil. The Company operates fee-based facilities located along the East Coast, Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States. As of December 31, 2016, through its subsidiary, Center Point Terminal Company, LLC (Center Point), the Company owned and operated 15.6 million barrels of tankage at terminals, which are located in the East Coast, Gulf Coast and Midwest regions of the United States. The Company’s terminal facilities are located on waterways, providing ship or barge access for the movement of petroleum products, and have truck racks with loading logistics. Its terminal facilities also have rail or pipeline access.

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