Black Stone Minerals (NYSE:BSM) and Callitas Health (OTCMKTS:MPHMF) 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 Black Stone Minerals and Callitas Health’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Black Stone Minerals 36.88% 21.08% 10.63%
Callitas Health N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Black Stone Minerals and Callitas Health, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Black Stone Minerals 0 5 3 0 2.38
Callitas Health 0 0 0 0 N/A

Black Stone Minerals currently has a consensus target price of $13.81, suggesting a potential upside of 202.91%. Given Black Stone Minerals’ higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Black Stone Minerals is more favorable than Callitas Health.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

25.4% of Black Stone Minerals shares are held by institutional investors. 24.4% of Black Stone Minerals shares are held by 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.

Volatility & Risk

Black Stone Minerals has a beta of 0.62, indicating that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Callitas Health has a beta of -1.36, indicating that its stock price is 236% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Black Stone Minerals and Callitas Health’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Black Stone Minerals $487.82 million 1.93 $214.37 million $1.16 3.93
Callitas Health N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Black Stone Minerals has higher revenue and earnings than Callitas Health.

Summary

Black Stone Minerals beats Callitas Health on 9 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Black Stone Minerals

Black Stone Minerals, L.P. owns and manages oil and natural gas mineral interests in the United States. The company owns mineral interests in approximately 16.8 million acres, nonparticipating royalty interests in 1.9 million acres, and overriding royalty interests in 2.1 million acres located in 41 states and 64 onshore basins in the continental United States. As of December 31, 2018, the company had a total estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves of 69,904 barrels of oil equivalent. Black Stone Minerals, L.P. was founded in 1876 and is based in Houston, Texas.

About Callitas Health

Callitas Health, Inc. is a clinical stage company. It engages in the development of technologies for obesity, weight management, and female health and wellness. The company focuses on developing technologies for weight management, female sexual health and wellness, cannabis delivery technologies and other proprietary drugs. It launched product ToConceive in North America. The firm researches, develops and business development processes for its other OTC products, CannaMint strips and orphan drug technologies. Callitas Health was founded on March 11, 2003 and is headquartered in Newport, KY.

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