Sabine Royalty Trust (NYSE:SBR) and CES Energy Solutions (OTCMKTS:CESDF) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, risk and analyst recommendations.


Sabine Royalty Trust pays an annual dividend of $3.01 per share and has a dividend yield of 6.5%. CES Energy Solutions does not pay a dividend. Sabine Royalty Trust has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Sabine Royalty Trust and CES Energy Solutions’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Sabine Royalty Trust $37.20 million 18.09 $34.72 million N/A N/A
CES Energy Solutions N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Sabine Royalty Trust has higher revenue and earnings than CES Energy Solutions.


This table compares Sabine Royalty Trust and CES Energy Solutions’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Sabine Royalty Trust 94.34% 823.90% 583.95%
CES Energy Solutions N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Sabine Royalty Trust and CES Energy Solutions, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Sabine Royalty Trust 0 0 0 0 N/A
CES Energy Solutions 0 0 1 0 3.00

Insider & Institutional Ownership

9.4% of Sabine Royalty Trust shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Sabine Royalty Trust beats CES Energy Solutions on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Sabine Royalty Trust Company Profile

Sabine Royalty Trust holds royalty and mineral interests in various oil and gas properties in the United States. Its royalty and mineral interests include landowner's royalties, overriding royalty interests, minerals, production payments, and other similar non-participatory interest in certain producing and proved undeveloped oil and gas properties located in Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

CES Energy Solutions Company Profile

CES Energy Solutions Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides consumable chemical solutions throughout the life-cycle of the oilfield. The company provides solutions at the drill-bit, at the point of completion and stimulation, at the wellhead and pump-jack, and through to the pipeline and midstream market. Its solutions include corrosion inhibitors, demulsifiers, H2S scavengers, paraffin control products, surfactants, scale inhibitors, biocides, and other specialty products. The company also designs and implements drilling fluid systems and completion solutions for oil and gas producers; and designs and manufactures production and specialty chemicals for use in the oil and natural gas production markets, the stimulation and fracturing markets, and the pipeline and midstream markets. In addition, it provides environmental consulting, water management services, and drilling fluids waste disposal services primarily to oil and gas producers; and trucks and trailers to transport products in the oil and gas industry. It serves oil and natural gas industry, including independent junior and intermediate oil and natural gas operators, multinational producers and joint ventures, as well as pipeline and mid-stream markets in western Canada and the United States. The company was formerly known as Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. and changed its name to CES Energy Solutions Corp. in June 2017. CES Energy Solutions Corp. was incorporated in 1986 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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