Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: ANDV) is one of 38 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Tesoro Corporation to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Tesoro Corporation and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Tesoro Corporation N/A N/A 37.50
Tesoro Corporation Competitors $45.68 billion $4.44 billion 22.98

Tesoro Corporation’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Tesoro Corporation. Tesoro Corporation 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.

Profitability

This table compares Tesoro Corporation and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Tesoro Corporation 1.22% 5.24% 2.27%
Tesoro Corporation Competitors -1.52% 2.05% 1.32%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Tesoro Corporation and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Tesoro Corporation 0 3 13 0 2.81
Tesoro Corporation Competitors 362 1712 2129 109 2.46

Tesoro Corporation presently has a consensus target price of $109.14, indicating a potential upside of 3.58%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies have a potential upside of 10.41%. Given Tesoro Corporation’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Tesoro Corporation has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

77.4% of Tesoro Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Tesoro Corporation shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.7% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Tesoro Corporation pays an annual dividend of $2.36 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.2%. Tesoro Corporation pays out 84.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing” companies pay a dividend yield of 5.1% and pay out 864.8% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Volatility & Risk

Tesoro Corporation has a beta of 1.61, suggesting that its share price is 61% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Tesoro Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 1.30, suggesting that their average share price is 30% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Tesoro Corporation beats its rivals on 9 of the 14 factors compared.

About Tesoro Corporation

Andeavor, formerly Tesoro Corporation, is an independent petroleum refining, logistics and marketing company. he Company operates through three segments. The Refining operating segment refines crude oil and other feedstocks into transportation fuels, such as gasoline and gasoline blendstocks, jet fuel and diesel fuel, as well as other products, including heavy fuel oils, liquefied petroleum gas and petroleum coke for sale in bulk markets to a range of customers within its markets. The TLLP segment comprises Tesoro Logistics LP’s (TLLP) assets and operations, and includes certain crude oil and natural gas gathering assets, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) processing assets, and crude oil and refined products terminaling, and transportation. The marketing segment sells transportation fuels through branded and unbranded channels.

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