McGraw Hill Financial (NASDAQ: MHFI) and Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) are both services companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitabiliy, institutional ownership, earnings, risk, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

75.2% of Civeo Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. 1.3% of Civeo Corporation shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares McGraw Hill Financial and Civeo Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
McGraw Hill Financial N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Civeo Corporation $378.60 million 0.63 $72.64 million ($0.82) -2.21

Civeo Corporation has higher revenue and earnings than McGraw Hill Financial.

Profitability

This table compares McGraw Hill Financial and Civeo Corporation’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
McGraw Hill Financial N/A N/A N/A
Civeo Corporation -24.80% -12.63% -6.98%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for McGraw Hill Financial and Civeo Corporation, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
McGraw Hill Financial 0 0 0 0 N/A
Civeo Corporation 0 1 3 0 2.75

Civeo Corporation has a consensus price target of $3.94, indicating a potential upside of 117.54%. Given Civeo Corporation’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Civeo Corporation is more favorable than McGraw Hill Financial.

Summary

Civeo Corporation beats McGraw Hill Financial on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

McGraw Hill Financial Company Profile

McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. is a benchmarks and ratings, analytics, data and research provider serving the global capital, commodities and commercial markets. The Company operate in four business segments: S&P Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and analytics, offering investors and market participants information, ratings and benchmarks; S&P Capital IQ, which provides multi-asset-class data, research and analytical capabilities, which integrate cross-asset analytics and desktop services; S&P Dow Jones Indices, which is a global index provider that maintains a range of valuation and index benchmarks for investment advisors, wealth managers and institutional investors, and Commodities & Commercial, which consists of business-to-business companies focused on commercial and commodities markets that deliver their customers access to information, data, analytic services, and pricing and quality benchmarks.

Civeo Corporation Company Profile

Civeo Corporation is an integrated provider of long-term and temporary remote site accommodations, logistics and facility management services to the natural resource industry. The Company operates in active oil, coal, natural gas and iron ore producing regions, including Canada, Australia and the United States. The Company is engaged in providing an integrated service offering to its customers, which include independent oil and natural gas companies, mining companies and oilfield and mining service companies. The Company operates in three segments: Canadian, Australian and United States. Its scalable modular facilities provide long-term and temporary work force accommodations. Its two primary activities are development and production activity in the oil sands region in Western Canada and the metallurgical coal region of Australia’s Bowen Basin.

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