Analyzing Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO) and Infinity Energy Resources (IFNY)
Diamond Offshore Drilling (NYSE:DO) and Infinity Energy Resources (OTCMKTS:IFNY) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.
Risk and Volatility
Diamond Offshore Drilling has a beta of 1.43, indicating that its share price is 43% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Infinity Energy Resources has a beta of 1.35, indicating that its share price is 35% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Diamond Offshore Drilling and Infinity Energy Resources’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Diamond Offshore Drilling||$1.49 billion||1.05||$18.34 million||$0.82||13.79|
|Infinity Energy Resources||N/A||N/A||-$2.41 million||N/A||N/A|
Diamond Offshore Drilling has higher revenue and earnings than Infinity Energy Resources.
This table compares Diamond Offshore Drilling and Infinity Energy Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Diamond Offshore Drilling||-11.11%||-2.92%||-1.77%|
|Infinity Energy Resources||N/A||N/A||-9,427.38%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings for Diamond Offshore Drilling and Infinity Energy Resources, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Diamond Offshore Drilling||11||5||3||0||1.58|
|Infinity Energy Resources||0||0||0||0||N/A|
Diamond Offshore Drilling currently has a consensus target price of $16.28, indicating a potential upside of 43.96%. Given Diamond Offshore Drilling’s higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Diamond Offshore Drilling is more favorable than Infinity Energy Resources.
Diamond Offshore Drilling beats Infinity Energy Resources on 6 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Diamond Offshore Drilling
Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. provides contract drilling services to the energy industry worldwide. It provides services in floater market, including ultra-deepwater, deepwater, and mid-water. The company operates a fleet of 17 offshore drilling rigs, which comprises 4 drillships, 7 ultra-deepwater, 4 deepwater, and 2 mid-water semisubmersibles. It serves independent oil and gas companies, and government-owned oil companies. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. is a subsidiary of Loews Corporation.
About Infinity Energy Resources
Infinity Energy Resources, Inc., an independent energy company, focuses on the exploration and development of oil and gas resources. It holds 100% interests in the Perlas Block, which covers an area of approximately 560,000 acres/2,268 kilometers; and the Tyra Block that covers an area of 826,000 acres/3,342 kilometers located in shallow waters offshore Nicaragua in the Caribbean Sea. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Overland Park, Kansas.
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