Halcon Resources (OTCMKTS:HKRSQ – Get Free Report) and Kimbell Royalty Partners (NYSE:KRP – Get Free Report) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
36.7% of Kimbell Royalty Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.1% of Halcon Resources shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 5.6% of Kimbell Royalty Partners shares are owned 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.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Halcon Resources and Kimbell Royalty Partners’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Halcon Resources||$224.68 million||0.05||-$1.17 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Kimbell Royalty Partners||$254.11 million||5.83||$111.97 million||$1.26||12.41|
This table compares Halcon Resources and Kimbell Royalty Partners’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Kimbell Royalty Partners||29.89%||12.40%||7.09%|
This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Halcon Resources and Kimbell Royalty Partners, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Kimbell Royalty Partners||0||0||3||1||3.25|
Kimbell Royalty Partners has a consensus price target of $20.75, suggesting a potential upside of 32.42%. Given Kimbell Royalty Partners’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Kimbell Royalty Partners is more favorable than Halcon Resources.
Kimbell Royalty Partners beats Halcon Resources on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Halcon Resources
Halcón Resources Corporation, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, production, exploration, and development of onshore oil and natural gas assets in the United States. As of December 31, 2018, the company held interests in 56,900 net acres in the Delaware Basin, located in Pecos, Reeves, Ward, and Winkler Counties, Texas. As of December 31, 2018, it had estimated proved reserves of approximately 85.2 million barrels of oil equivalent comprising 50.7 million barrels of crude oil, 17.1 million barrels of natural gas liquids, and 104.7 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The company was formerly known as RAM Energy Resources, Inc. and changed its name to Halcón Resources Corporation in February 2012. Halcón Resources Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. On August 7, 2019, Halcón Resources Corporation along with its affiliates filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Southern District of Texas.
About Kimbell Royalty Partners
Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP, together with its subsidiaries, engages in acquiring and owning mineral and royalty interests in oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The company serves as the general partner of the company. Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Fort Worth, Texas.
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