Baker Hughes A GE (NYSE: BHI) is one of 48 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil Related Services and Equipment” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Baker Hughes A GE to related businesses based on the strength of its dividends, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Baker Hughes A GE and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Baker Hughes A GE||1||12||7||0||2.30|
|Baker Hughes A GE Competitors||417||2100||2941||117||2.49|
Baker Hughes A GE currently has a consensus target price of $60.33, indicating a potential upside of 60.89%. As a group, “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies have a potential upside of 26.30%. Given Baker Hughes A GE’s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Baker Hughes A GE is more favorable than its peers.
Baker Hughes A GE pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Baker Hughes A GE pays out -25.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.0% and pay out -93.2% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Baker Hughes A GE lags its peers as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
91.3% of Baker Hughes A GE shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.6% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Baker Hughes A GE shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 13.0% of shares of all “Oil Related Services and Equipment” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares Baker Hughes A GE and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Baker Hughes A GE||-5.08%||-1.59%||-2.98%|
|Baker Hughes A GE Competitors||-11.36%||-4.95%||-3.17%|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Baker Hughes A GE and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||NetIncome||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Baker Hughes A GE||N/A||N/A||-13.89|
|Baker Hughes A GE Competitors||$1.90 billion||-$327.39 million||-830.90|
Baker Hughes A GE’s peers have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Baker Hughes A GE. Baker Hughes A GE is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Risk and Volatility
Baker Hughes A GE has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Baker Hughes A GE’s peers have a beta of 1.56, meaning that their average stock price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Baker Hughes A GE peers beat Baker Hughes A GE on 8 of the 13 factors compared.
Baker Hughes A GE Company Profile
Baker Hughes, a GE Company is an oil and gas company. The Company is a provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. The Company’s products and services include upstream, midstream, downstream, industrial and digital. The Company’s upstream, which includes evaluation, drilling, completions and production. Midstream enables the power and compression efficiency for LNG and pipeline and storage. Downstream builds reliability and safety into process operations that includes refining and petrochemical and fertilizer solutions. The company’s industrial solutions offers power generation, to advanced control systems and sensing technology that power industrial facilities. Digital transformation integrates data on an open platform with security and scale. The digital transformation enables field services with real-time insights. The Company’s technology delivers capacities in smaller footprints.
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