Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: SXE) is one of 53 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. to related companies based on the strength of its profitability, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

2.5% of Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are owned by institutional investors. 23.8% of Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.3% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. $627.73 million $59.78 million -1.65
Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. Competitors $5.66 billion $1.31 billion 38.79

Southcross Energy Partners, L.P.’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Southcross Energy Partners, L.P.. Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. 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

Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. has a beta of 4.17, meaning that its stock price is 317% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Southcross Energy Partners, L.P.’s rivals have a beta of 1.39, meaning that their average stock price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. -16.46% -18.51% -8.84%
Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. Competitors 16.87% 14.36% 5.47%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings and target prices for Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. 0 0 0 0 N/A
Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. Competitors 387 2076 2485 109 2.46

As a group, “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies have a potential upside of 17.15%. Given Southcross Energy Partners, L.P.’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. rivals beat Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. on 7 of the 9 factors compared.

About Southcross Energy Partners, L.P.

Southcross Energy Partners, L.P. provides natural gas gathering, processing, treating, compression and transportation services and natural gas liquid (NGL) fractionation and transportation services. The Company also sources, purchases, transports and sells natural gas and NGLs. Its assets are located in South Texas, Mississippi and Alabama As of December 31, 2016, its assets consisted of gathering systems, intrastate pipelines, two natural gas processing plants, one fractionation facility, 20 compressor stations and a treating system. Its gathering systems and intrastate pipelines include South Texas and Mississippi/Alabama. The assets in its South Texas region are located between Montgomery County, which is north of Houston, and Webb and Dimmit Counties near the Texas-Mexico border. The assets in its Mississippi region are located principally in the southern half of the state and consist of intrastate pipeline system in Mississippi.

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