Rowan Companies (RDC) and Petroteq Energy (PQEFF) Critical Review

Rowan Companies (NYSE:RDC) and Petroteq Energy (OTCMKTS:PQEFF) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Rowan Companies and Petroteq Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Rowan Companies111702.32
Petroteq Energy0000N/A

Rowan Companies currently has a consensus target price of $14.46, indicating a potential upside of 16.63%. Given Rowan Companies’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Rowan Companies is more favorable than Petroteq Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Rowan Companies and Petroteq Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Rowan Companies-23.47%-7.11%-4.50%
Petroteq EnergyN/AN/AN/A

Volatility & Risk

Rowan Companies has a beta of 2.22, indicating that its share price is 122% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Petroteq Energy has a beta of 1.64, indicating that its share price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Rowan Companies and Petroteq Energy’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Rowan Companies$1.28 bil....
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