FMC Technologies (NYSE: FTI) and Superior Drilling Products (NASDAQ:SDPI) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

65.4% of FMC Technologies shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of FMC Technologies shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for FMC Technologies and Superior Drilling Products, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
FMC Technologies 1 5 10 0 2.56
Superior Drilling Products 0 0 3 0 3.00

FMC Technologies presently has a consensus target price of $35.20, indicating a potential upside of 38.04%. Superior Drilling Products has a consensus target price of $2.00, indicating a potential upside of 186.37%. Given Superior Drilling Products’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Superior Drilling Products is more favorable than FMC Technologies.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares FMC Technologies and Superior Drilling Products’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
FMC Technologies $11.94 billion 1.00 $1.37 billion N/A N/A
Superior Drilling Products $12.01 million 0.87 $1.88 million N/A N/A

FMC Technologies has higher revenue and earnings than Superior Drilling Products.

Profitability

This table compares FMC Technologies and Superior Drilling Products’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
FMC Technologies N/A 4.96% 2.26%
Superior Drilling Products N/A N/A N/A

Summary

FMC Technologies beats Superior Drilling Products on 8 of the 10 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.

Superior Drilling Products Company Profile

Superior Drilling Products, Inc., a drilling and completion tool technology company, innovates, designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, rents, and repairs drilling and completion tools in the United States and internationally. It is involved in the design and manufacture of new drill bit and horizontal drill string enhancement tools for the oil, natural gas, and mining services industries; and the refurbishment of polycrystalline diamond compact drill bits. The company’s horizontal drilling tools include Drill N Ream, a dual-section reaming tool; Strider, a drill string oscillation system; V-Stream, an advanced conditioning system; and Dedicated Reamer Stinger that is used to enhance dedicated reamer operations. It serves companies operating in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. The company was formerly known as SD Company, Inc. and changed its name to Superior Drilling Products, Inc. in May 2014. Superior Drilling Products, Inc. was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Vernal, Utah.

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