Vantage Drilling (OTCMKTS: VTGDF) and (OTCMKTS:GEGSQ) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Vantage Drilling shares are held by institutional investors. 7.5% of Vantage Drilling shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Profitability

This table compares Vantage Drilling and ‘s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vantage Drilling -79.77% -90.30% -13.67%
N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Vantage Drilling and , as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vantage Drilling 0 0 0 0 N/A
0 0 0 0 N/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Vantage Drilling and ‘s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio NetIncome Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Vantage Drilling $182.18 million 0.02 -$618.45 million ($30.86) 0.00
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Vantage Drilling.

Vantage Drilling Company Profile

Vantage Drilling Company is a holding and offshore drilling company focused on operating a fleet of modern and specification drilling units. The Company’s principal business is to contract drilling units, related equipment and work crews, primarily on a dayrate basis to drill oil and natural gas wells for its customers. It also provides construction supervision services for drilling units. Through its fleet of drilling units, it provides offshore contract drilling services. It provides contract drilling services with different types of modern, high-specification MODUs, including jackup rigs and drillships, and in different geographic regions. Its customers are primarily multinational oil and natural gas companies, Government owned oil and natural gas companies and independent oil and natural gas producers. A jackup rig is a mobile, self-elevating drilling platform equipped with legs and Drillships are self-propelled, positioned and suited for drilling in remote locations.

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