Comparing Falcon Minerals (FLMN) & The Competition
Falcon Minerals (NASDAQ: FLMN) is one of 179 public companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Falcon Minerals to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation and dividends.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Falcon Minerals and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Falcon Minerals||$97.20 million||$90.13 million||37.70|
|Falcon Minerals Competitors||$11.12 billion||$803.30 million||11.79|
Volatility & Risk
Falcon Minerals has a beta of -0.15, indicating that its stock price is 115% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Falcon Minerals’ peers have a beta of 1.37, indicating that their average stock price is 37% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Falcon Minerals and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Falcon Minerals Competitors||-12.82%||0.53%||5.47%|
Falcon Minerals pays an annual dividend of $0.70 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.3%. Falcon Minerals pays out 350.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies pay a dividend yield of 2.7% and pay out 41.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Falcon Minerals and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Falcon Minerals Competitors||2076||8408||12080||397||2.47|
Falcon Minerals currently has a consensus price target of $9.98, indicating a potential upside of 32.34%. As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 51.58%. Given Falcon Minerals’ peers higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Falcon Minerals has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
65.4% of Falcon Minerals shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.9% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by institutional investors. 8.6% of Falcon Minerals shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.9% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Falcon Minerals beats its peers on 8 of the 15 factors compared.
About Falcon Minerals
Falcon Minerals Corporation acquires and owns mineral, royalty, and over-riding royalty interests in oil and natural gas properties in North America. It owns interests covering approximately 256,000 gross unit acres in the Eagle Ford Shale and Austin Chalk in Karnes, DeWitt, and Gonzales Counties in Texas, as well as approximately 68,000 gross unit acres in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia that is prospective for the Marcellus Shale. The company is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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