Centennial Resource Development (NASDAQ: CDEV) is one of 20 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it contrast to its competitors? We will compare Centennial Resource Development to similar businesses based on the strength of its valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Centennial Resource Development and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Centennial Resource Development $98.83 million -$226.80 million N/A
Centennial Resource Development Competitors $78.29 billion $113.43 million -210.22

Centennial Resource Development’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Centennial Resource Development.

Risk and Volatility

Centennial Resource Development has a beta of 2, suggesting that its stock price is 100% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Centennial Resource Development’s competitors have a beta of 1.39, suggesting that their average stock price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Centennial Resource Development and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Centennial Resource Development 0 1 15 0 2.94
Centennial Resource Development Competitors 219 674 790 30 2.37

Centennial Resource Development currently has a consensus target price of $22.71, indicating a potential upside of 19.61%. As a group, “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies have a potential upside of 24.87%. Given Centennial Resource Development’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Centennial Resource Development has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Profitability

This table compares Centennial Resource Development and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Centennial Resource Development -49.20% -5.52% -5.19%
Centennial Resource Development Competitors -7.97% 2.68% 1.10%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

93.4% of Centennial Resource Development shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.5% of shares of all “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies are owned by institutional investors. 44.7% of Centennial Resource Development shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.8% of shares of all “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Centennial Resource Development competitors beat Centennial Resource Development on 7 of the 12 factors compared.

Centennial Resource Development Company Profile

Centennial Resource Development, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company. The Company is focused on the development of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. The Company’s assets are concentrated in the Delaware Basin, a sub-basin of the Permian Basin. Its properties consist of large, contiguous acreage blocks in Reeves, Ward and Pecos counties in West Texas. As of December 31, 2016, the Company held approximately 92% membership interest in Centennial Resource Production, LLC (CRP). As of December 31, 2016, its portfolio included 106 operated producing horizontal wells. The horizontal wells span an area of approximately 45 miles long by 20 miles wide where it had commercial production in five zones: the 3rd Bone Spring Sandstone, Upper Wolfcamp A, Lower Wolfcamp A, Wolfcamp B and Wolfcamp C.

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