Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B (NYSE: TGS) is one of 246 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability and earnings.

Risk & Volatility

Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B has a beta of 1.17, suggesting that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B’s competitors have a beta of 1.42, suggesting that their average stock price is 42% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B 0 0 1 0 3.00
Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B Competitors 1434 7420 12028 255 2.53

Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B presently has a consensus target price of $25.00, suggesting a potential upside of 15.96%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies have a potential upside of 36.26%. Given Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

8.4% of Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are owned by institutional investors. 11.8% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B 19.92% 65.69% 20.26%
Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B Competitors -437.45% -2.62% 0.95%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B and its competitors top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B $553.46 million $217.71 million 27.29
Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B Competitors $1.40 billion $602.68 million 21.62

Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B. Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B 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.

Summary

Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B competitors beat Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Transportadora De Gas Sa Ord B

Transportadora de Gas del Sur S.A. is engaged in the transportation of natural gas and production and commercialization of natural gas liquids (Liquids). The Company operates through four segments: Natural Gas Transportation Services, Liquids Production and Commercialization, Other Services and Telecommunications. The Company’s pipeline system connects gas fields in southern and western Argentina with gas distributors and industries in those areas and in the greater Buenos Aires area. It also provides midstream services, which consist of gas treatment, removal of impurities from the natural gas stream, gas compression, wellhead gas gathering and pipeline construction, operation and maintenance services. The Company transports gas through approximately 5,675 miles of pipeline, of which it owns 4,745 miles. It operates the remaining 930 miles, which are owned by the Gas Trusts.

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