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What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
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S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Lawyers who successfully argued Musk pay package was illegal seek $5.6 billion in Tesla stock
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
Sports analytics may be outnumbered when it comes to artificial intelligence
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Head Start preschools aim to fight poverty, but their teachers struggle to make ends meet
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This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
What to watch for as China's major political meeting of the year gets underway
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is granted bail in a Bangladesh graft case
S&P 500   5,137.08
DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
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Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Chicago 'mansion' tax to fund homeless services stuck in legal limbo while on the ballot
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Epsilon Energy (EPSN) Competitors

$5.00
-0.03 (-0.60%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)

EPSN vs. PHX, MVO, BATL, PED, SOC, PRT, PNRG, PVL, AMPY, and WTI

Should you be buying Epsilon Energy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Epsilon Energy include PHX Minerals (PHX), MV Oil Trust (MVO), Battalion Oil (BATL), PEDEVCO (PED), Flame Acquisition (SOC), PermRock Royalty Trust (PRT), PrimeEnergy Resources (PNRG), Permianville Royalty Trust (PVL), Amplify Energy (AMPY), and W&T Offshore (WTI). These companies are all part of the "crude petroleum & natural gas" industry.

Epsilon Energy vs.

Epsilon Energy (NASDAQ:EPSN) and PHX Minerals (NYSE:PHX) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, community ranking, dividends, profitability, earnings, valuation and media sentiment.

Epsilon Energy has a beta of 0.36, suggesting that its stock price is 64% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PHX Minerals has a beta of 0.57, suggesting that its stock price is 43% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Epsilon Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.25 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. PHX Minerals pays an annual dividend of $0.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Epsilon Energy pays out 41.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. PHX Minerals pays out 29.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

PHX Minerals has a consensus target price of $5.50, indicating a potential upside of 79.74%. Given PHX Minerals' higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PHX Minerals is more favorable than Epsilon Energy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Epsilon Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A
PHX Minerals
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

In the previous week, Epsilon Energy had 3 more articles in the media than PHX Minerals. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Epsilon Energy and 0 mentions for PHX Minerals. Epsilon Energy's average media sentiment score of 0.95 beat PHX Minerals' score of 0.57 indicating that Epsilon Energy is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Epsilon Energy Positive
PHX Minerals Positive

Epsilon Energy has higher earnings, but lower revenue than PHX Minerals. PHX Minerals is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Epsilon Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Epsilon Energy$37.38M2.96$35.35M$0.608.33
PHX Minerals$53.49M2.12$9.16M$0.417.46

PHX Minerals received 246 more outperform votes than Epsilon Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 63.90% of users gave PHX Minerals an outperform vote while only 61.54% of users gave Epsilon Energy an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Epsilon EnergyOutperform Votes
16
61.54%
Underperform Votes
10
38.46%
PHX MineralsOutperform Votes
262
63.90%
Underperform Votes
148
36.10%

Epsilon Energy has a net margin of 36.67% compared to PHX Minerals' net margin of 28.95%. Epsilon Energy's return on equity of 13.32% beat PHX Minerals' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Epsilon Energy36.67% 13.32% 11.20%
PHX Minerals 28.95%6.66%5.11%

64.3% of Epsilon Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.2% of PHX Minerals shares are owned by institutional investors. 6.5% of Epsilon Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.7% of PHX Minerals shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Epsilon Energy beats PHX Minerals on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


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EPSN vs. The Competition

MetricEpsilon EnergyCrude petroleum & natural gas IndustryEnergy SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$110.80M$8.40B$7.76B$7.62B
Dividend Yield5.00%17.78%11.87%3.87%
P/E Ratio8.335.8515.1818.81
Price / Sales2.963.8622.94110.79
Price / Cash2.784.4412.4055.35
Price / Book1.112.367.444.54
Net Income$35.35M$1.57B$1.11B$211.55M
7 Day Performance-1.96%1.89%1.19%3.36%
1 Month Performance3.31%4.83%2.38%6.70%
1 Year Performance-15.25%-2.18%-8.25%7.44%

Epsilon Energy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PHX
PHX Minerals
4.6532 of 5 stars
$3.08
+0.3%
$5.50
+78.6%
+4.1%$113.96M$53.49M7.5122
MVO
MV Oil Trust
0 of 5 stars
$10.99
+0.7%
N/A-18.7%$126.39M$27.20M0.00N/AUpcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↑
BATL
Battalion Oil
0 of 5 stars
$5.93
-1.0%
$18.60
+213.7%
-29.6%$97.61M$359.06M-1.9563
PED
PEDEVCO
0 of 5 stars
$0.71
-2.8%
N/AN/A$61.53M$30.03M23.5114Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
SOC
Flame Acquisition
2.8005 of 5 stars
$12.38
+3.4%
$20.00
+61.6%
N/A$164.53MN/A0.00N/ANews Coverage
Gap Up
PRT
PermRock Royalty Trust
2.3475 of 5 stars
$4.41
-2.0%
N/A-34.0%$53.67M$13.16M0.002,020Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
PNRG
PrimeEnergy Resources
0 of 5 stars
$97.60
+1.5%
N/A+9.5%$177.63M$125.09M7.25114Positive News
PVL
Permianville Royalty Trust
0 of 5 stars
$1.37
+1.5%
N/A-43.1%$45.21M$15.17M3.262,020Short Interest ↓
AMPY
Amplify Energy
3.8874 of 5 stars
$6.15
+0.7%
$9.00
+46.5%
-38.9%$240.25M$327.56M0.66208Upcoming Earnings
WTI
W&T Offshore
3.5025 of 5 stars
$3.02
+2.7%
$7.90
+161.6%
-48.8%$442.64M$921M7.55365Upcoming Earnings

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This page (NASDAQ:EPSN) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff