Aly Energy Services (OTCMKTS:ALYE) and AerCap (NYSE:AER) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Aly Energy Services and AerCap’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Aly Energy Services -5.72% -4.99% -2.71%
AerCap 21.66% 12.01% 2.49%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Aly Energy Services and AerCap, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Aly Energy Services 0 0 0 0 N/A
AerCap 1 1 5 0 2.57

AerCap has a consensus target price of $61.60, suggesting a potential upside of 33.59%. Given AerCap’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AerCap is more favorable than Aly Energy Services.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

88.7% of AerCap shares are held by institutional investors. 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.

Volatility & Risk

Aly Energy Services has a beta of 2.53, indicating that its stock price is 153% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AerCap has a beta of 1.86, indicating that its stock price is 86% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Aly Energy Services and AerCap’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Aly Energy Services $14.63 million 0.38 -$420,000.00 N/A N/A
AerCap $5.04 billion 1.36 $1.08 billion $6.33 7.28

AerCap has higher revenue and earnings than Aly Energy Services.

Summary

AerCap beats Aly Energy Services on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Aly Energy Services Company Profile

Aly Energy Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides oilfield services to oil and gas exploration and production companies primarily in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. The company offers solids control systems and surface rental equipment primarily designed for and used in land-based horizontal drilling. Its equipment includes centrifuges and auxiliary solids control equipment; mud circulating tanks of 400 and 500 barrel capacity; and auxiliary surface rental equipment, including portable mud mixing plants and containment systems. The company also provides personnel at the customer's well site to operate the equipment, as well as to rig-up/rig-down and haul the equipment to and from the customer's location. Aly Energy Services, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

AerCap Company Profile

AerCap Holdings N.V., an aircraft leasing company, engages in the lease, financing, sale, and management of commercial aircraft and engines in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, the United States, Ireland, and internationally. The company provides aircraft asset management services, including remarketing aircraft; collecting rental and maintenance rent payments, monitoring aircraft maintenance, monitoring and enforcing contract compliance, and accepting delivery and redelivery of aircraft; and conducting ongoing lessee financial performance reviews. Its aircraft asset management services also comprise periodically inspecting the leased aircraft; coordinating technical modifications to aircraft to meet new lessee requirements; conducting restructuring negotiations in connection with lease defaults; repossessing aircraft; arranging and monitoring insurance coverage; registering and de-registering aircraft; arranging for aircraft and aircraft engine valuations; and providing market research services. In addition, the company offers cash management services, including treasury services, such as the financing, refinancing, hedging, and ongoing cash management of vehicles; and administrative services comprising accounting and secretarial services consisting of the preparation of budgets and financial statements, and liaising with the rating agencies. Further, it provides engine leasing; certified aircraft engines, airframes, and engine parts; and supply chain solutions. Additionally, the company sells airframe parts to airlines, maintenance, and repair and maintenance service providers, as well as aircraft parts distributors. As of September 30, 2018, it had a portfolio of 1,457 owned, managed, or on order aircraft. AerCap Holdings N.V. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

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