Extraction Oil & Gas (NASDAQ: XOG) is one of 226 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Extraction Oil & Gas to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

Extraction Oil & Gas has a beta of 0.84, meaning that its stock price is 16% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Extraction Oil & Gas’ competitors have a beta of 1.38, meaning that their average stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Extraction Oil & Gas and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Extraction Oil & Gas $278.09 million -$456.00 million -8.78
Extraction Oil & Gas Competitors $1.86 billion -$438.87 million -43.00

Extraction Oil & Gas’ competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Extraction Oil & Gas. Extraction Oil & Gas is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Extraction Oil & Gas and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Extraction Oil & Gas -53.50% -14.60% -8.31%
Extraction Oil & Gas Competitors -305.23% 24.54% 5.72%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Extraction Oil & Gas and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Extraction Oil & Gas 0 2 10 0 2.83
Extraction Oil & Gas Competitors 1480 7686 12416 261 2.52

Extraction Oil & Gas currently has a consensus price target of $19.73, indicating a potential upside of 33.02%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies have a potential upside of 33.66%. Given Extraction Oil & Gas’ competitors higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Extraction Oil & Gas has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

89.2% of Extraction Oil & Gas shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.4% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.7% of Extraction Oil & Gas shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 12.4% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

Extraction Oil & Gas competitors beat Extraction Oil & Gas on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Extraction Oil & Gas

Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc., formerly Extraction Oil & Gas, LLC, is an energy company. It is focused on the acquisition, development and production of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) reserves in the Rocky Mountains, primarily in the Wattenberg Field of the Denver-Julesburg Basin (the DJ Basin) of Colorado. It focuses on the development of the Codell and Niobrara formations. It offers its exploration and production processes in various steps, such as seismic, site preparation, drilling the well, completing the well, monitoring the well and reclaiming the site. The Company utilizes sound walls to mute or redirect noise caused by its operations. The Company uses an electric rig to manage its drilling operations. It uses vapor recovery units to capture emissions from storage facilities. It uses lease automatic custody transfer (LACT) units to collect oil from tanks in a closed-loop system that manages air emissions associated with the oil gathering and transportation process.

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