SilverBow Resources (NYSE: SBOW) is one of 160 public companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare SilverBow Resources to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Profitability

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This table compares SilverBow Resources and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
SilverBow Resources 34.82% 43.37% 14.51%
SilverBow Resources Competitors -0.26% 19.46% 3.86%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

67.1% of SilverBow Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.4% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by institutional investors. 2.4% of SilverBow Resources shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.5% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for SilverBow Resources and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
SilverBow Resources 0 0 5 0 3.00
SilverBow Resources Competitors 1527 6735 10073 309 2.49

SilverBow Resources presently has a consensus price target of $33.00, indicating a potential upside of 3.00%. As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 11.28%. Given SilverBow Resources’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe SilverBow Resources has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares SilverBow Resources and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
SilverBow Resources $195.91 million $71.97 million 5.27
SilverBow Resources Competitors $9.52 billion $368.10 million 35.23

SilverBow Resources’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than SilverBow Resources. SilverBow Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

SilverBow Resources Company Profile

SilverBow Resources, Inc., an energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas from the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. As of December 31, 2017, it had proved reserves of 1.0 trillion cubic feet equivalent. The company was formerly known as Swift Energy Company and changed its name to SilverBow Resources, Inc. in May 2017. SilverBow Resources, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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