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Shell (SHEL) Competitors

GBX 2,812.50
-2.50 (-0.09%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)

SHEL vs. BP, BP.B, TTE, WG, QED, VOG, ECHO, WDS, DCC, and HBR

Should you be buying Shell stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Shell include BP (BP), BP PLC 9 Percent Preferred Shares (BP.B), TotalEnergies (TTE), John Wood Group (WG), Quadrise (QED), Victoria Oil & Gas (VOG), Echo Energy (ECHO), Woodside Energy Group (WDS), DCC (DCC), and Harbour Energy (HBR).

Shell vs.

BP (LON:BP) and Shell (LON:SHEL) are both large-cap energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, risk, community ranking, dividends and earnings.

Shell has a net margin of 5.96% compared to Shell's net margin of 4.62%. Shell's return on equity of 11.47% beat BP's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
BP4.62% 11.47% 4.47%
Shell 5.96%9.54%4.75%

45.3% of BP shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 36.1% of Shell shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of BP shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.1% of Shell shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

BP presently has a consensus price target of GBX 632.14, suggesting a potential upside of 39.39%. Shell has a consensus price target of GBX 3,278.33, suggesting a potential upside of 16.56%. Given Shell's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe BP is more favorable than Shell.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
BP
2 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25
Shell
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

BP pays an annual dividend of GBX 23 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.1%. Shell pays an annual dividend of GBX 109 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. BP pays out 5,348.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Shell pays out 5,069.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future.

BP received 1632 more outperform votes than Shell when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 71.40% of users gave BP an outperform vote while only 30.11% of users gave Shell an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
BPOutperform Votes
1685
71.40%
Underperform Votes
675
28.60%
ShellOutperform Votes
53
30.11%
Underperform Votes
123
69.89%

Shell has higher revenue and earnings than BP. BP is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Shell, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
BP£201.08B0.38£9.29B£0.431,054.65
Shell£302.14B0.59£18.01B£2.151,308.14

In the previous week, Shell had 1 more articles in the media than BP. MarketBeat recorded 6 mentions for Shell and 5 mentions for BP. Shell's average media sentiment score of 0.53 beat BP's score of 0.20 indicating that BP is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
BP
1 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Shell
0 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

BP has a beta of 0.54, indicating that its share price is 46% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Shell has a beta of 0.55, indicating that its share price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Shell beats BP on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding SHEL and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of LON and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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SHEL vs. The Competition

MetricShellOil & Gas Integrated IndustryEnergy SectorLON Exchange
Market Cap£178.88B£45.74B£3.85B£1.65B
Dividend Yield3.92%5.48%7.13%11.09%
P/E Ratio1,308.14118.07209.091,959.16
Price / Sales0.5926.9118,925.94386,838.77
Price / Cash4.625.7769.3636.11
Price / Book0.971.021.552.79
Net Income£18.01B£7.88B£441.48M£166.16M
7 Day Performance-1.73%-0.97%0.43%80.38%
1 Month Performance3.25%1.27%4.00%78.97%
1 Year Performance19.88%13.75%17.37%101.44%

Shell Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
BP
BP
2.9163 of 5 stars
2.92 / 5 stars
GBX 454.25
-4.3%
GBX 632.14
+39.2%
-2.8%£75.95B£201.08B1,056.4087,800Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
BP.B
BP PLC 9 Percent Preferred Shares
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 154.50
flat
N/A-0.6%£30.92B£201.08B-2.1669,600
TTE
TotalEnergies
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 63.25
+0.2%
N/A+22.9%£1.46B£212.59B7.75102,579Dividend Announcement
WG
John Wood Group
0.8845 of 5 stars
0.88 / 5 stars
GBX 194.40
-0.3%
GBX 187.50
-3.5%
+43.9%£1.34B£5.90B-1,296.0035,000
QED
Quadrise
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 2.02
+1.0%
N/AN/A£35.60MN/A0.009Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
Gap Up
VOG
Victoria Oil & Gas
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 3.85
flat
N/AN/A£9.99M£7.74M-1.60128
ECHO
Echo Energy
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 0
flat
N/AN/A£748,000.00£-6,230,000.00-1.7010High Trading Volume
WDS
Woodside Energy Group
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
GBX 1,502
flat
N/A-18.8%£28.54B£13.99B2,208.824,667
DCC
DCC
0.635 of 5 stars
0.64 / 5 stars
GBX 5,690
+0.8%
GBX 6,252.40
+9.9%
+30.0%£5.62B£19.86B1,724.2416,000
HBR
Harbour Energy
2.4795 of 5 stars
2.48 / 5 stars
GBX 302.50
+1.6%
GBX 330
+9.1%
+29.0%£2.31B£3.75B10,083.331,716Analyst Forecast
News Coverage

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This page (LON:SHEL) was last updated on 7/14/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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