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NYSE:ERF

Enerplus Stock Competitors

$12.66
+0.09 (+0.72%)
(As of 05/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$12.34
$12.93
50-Day Range
$11.51
$13.86
52-Week Range
$4.78
$14.59
Volume
1.73 million shs
Average Volume
2.71 million shs
Market Capitalization
$3.06 billion
P/E Ratio
15.44
Dividend Yield
1.05%
Beta
2.56

Enerplus (NYSE:ERF) Vs. OVV, CHK, AR, SWN, RRC, PDCE, MTDR, MGY, MUR, and VNOM

Should you be buying Enerplus stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Enerplus include Ovintiv (OVV), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Antero Resources (AR), Southwestern Energy (SWN), Range Resources (RRC), PDC Energy (PDCE), Matador Resources (MTDR), Magnolia Oil & Gas (MGY), Murphy Oil (MUR), and Viper Energy Partners (VNOM). These companies are all part of the "crude petroleum & natural gas" industry.

Enerplus vs.

Ovintiv (NYSE:OVV) and Enerplus (NYSE:ERF) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, media sentiment, dividends, analyst recommendations, community ranking, institutional ownership and profitability.

77.0% of Ovintiv shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 52.9% of Enerplus shares are held by institutional investors. 1.7% of Ovintiv shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Enerplus received 371 more outperform votes than Ovintiv when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.95% of users gave Enerplus an outperform vote while only 56.91% of users gave Ovintiv an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
OvintivOutperform Votes
103
56.91%
Underperform Votes
78
43.09%
EnerplusOutperform Votes
474
62.95%
Underperform Votes
279
37.05%

Enerplus has a net margin of 14.62% compared to Ovintiv's net margin of 9.86%. Enerplus' return on equity of 69.73% beat Ovintiv's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ovintiv 9.86% 60.01% 18.62%
Enerplus 14.62% 69.73% 18.68%

In the previous week, Ovintiv had 4 more articles in the media than Enerplus. MarketBeat recorded 5 mentions for Ovintiv and 1 mentions for Enerplus. Ovintiv's average media sentiment score of 0.48 beat Enerplus' score of 0.33 indicating that Ovintiv is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Ovintiv
1 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Enerplus
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Ovintiv pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.7%. Enerplus pays an annual dividend of $0.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.0%. Enerplus pays out 15.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ovintiv has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years and Enerplus has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years.

Ovintiv has a beta of 3.17, suggesting that its stock price is 217% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Enerplus has a beta of 2.56, suggesting that its stock price is 156% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Ovintiv has higher revenue and earnings than Enerplus.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ovintiv$8.66 billion1.41$1.42 billionN/AN/A
Enerplus$963.90 million3.18$234.44 million$0.8215.44

Ovintiv presently has a consensus target price of $59.39, indicating a potential upside of 25.82%. Enerplus has a consensus target price of $20.63, indicating a potential upside of 62.91%. Given Enerplus' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Enerplus is more favorable than Ovintiv.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ovintiv
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
15 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.83
Enerplus
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.88

Summary

Ovintiv beats Enerplus on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding ERF 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 NYSE 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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Enerplus (NYSE:ERF) vs. Its Competitors

MetricEnerplusCrude petroleum & natural gas IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.06B$8.57B$9.56B$13.16B
Dividend Yield1.05%22.21%12.48%3.52%
P/E Ratio15.4413.9114.6716.16
Price / Sales3.186.6611.8730.05
Price / Cash5.869.6313.6236.00
Price / Book5.152.5713.829.33
Net Income$234.44M$867.98M$637.45M$884.41M
7 Day Performance1.52%3.23%2.92%-0.48%
1 Month Performance-3.43%-2.13%-3.54%-8.80%
1 Year Performance108.91%66.64%42.71%-11.09%

Enerplus Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
OVV
Ovintiv
2.9631 of 5 stars
$47.20
+1.9%
$59.39
+25.8%
+87.5%$12.21B$8.66B10.511,713Analyst Revision
CHK
Chesapeake Energy
1.925 of 5 stars
$91.13
+4.6%
$88.50
-2.9%
+80.5%$11.09B$5.81B-28.661,300Analyst Revision
AR
Antero Resources
1.974 of 5 stars
$35.28
+0.3%
$34.70
-1.6%
+177.4%$10.97B$4.62B-27.14519Insider Selling
SWN
Southwestern Energy
2.1359 of 5 stars
$7.09
+2.5%
$8.53
+20.3%
+34.5%$7.91B$6.67B-2.12938Analyst Revision
RRC
Range Resources
2.0059 of 5 stars
$28.18
+0.2%
$30.61
+8.6%
+101.1%$7.60B$2.93B-58.71527Analyst Report
PDCE
PDC Energy
2.7833 of 5 stars
$67.83
+1.7%
$85.13
+25.5%
+67.0%$6.37B$1.86B13.51535Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
Gap Up
MTDR
Matador Resources
2.9253 of 5 stars
$50.39
+0.9%
$58.56
+16.2%
+75.4%$5.95B$1.66B8.22286Ex-Dividend
Analyst Revision
MGY
Magnolia Oil & Gas
2.5577 of 5 stars
$24.52
+2.0%
$25.95
+5.8%
+105.4%$5.56B$1.08B8.54192
MUR
Murphy Oil
2.7248 of 5 stars
$35.22
+3.1%
$49.43
+40.3%
+67.8%$5.47B$2.30B55.03696Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
VNOM
Viper Energy Partners
2.6214 of 5 stars
$29.18
+0.4%
$35.50
+21.7%
+63.0%$4.87B$504.92M27.792,020Analyst Report
SM
SM Energy
2.9023 of 5 stars
$37.56
+0.0%
$48.25
+28.5%
+115.7%$4.58B$2.62B14.28506Short Interest ↑
Analyst Revision
CPG
Crescent Point Energy
2.6806 of 5 stars
$7.58
-0.3%
$12.42
+63.8%
+93.4%$4.34B$2.56B1.57748Analyst Revision
Positive News
CNX
CNX Resources
1.8948 of 5 stars
$19.58
-0.7%
$20.11
+2.7%
+38.8%$3.82B$756.79M-2.65441Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CRK
Comstock Resources
1.6265 of 5 stars
$15.52
-0.3%
$18.33
+18.1%
+164.4%$3.61B$1.85B-12.32205Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
DEN
Denbury
1.9981 of 5 stars
$69.67
+3.1%
$101.19
+45.2%
+14.6%$3.51B$1.26B32.25716Analyst Revision
CRC
California Resources
3.1515 of 5 stars
$41.99
+2.4%
$57.80
+37.7%
+43.8%$3.26B$1.89B6.57970
VET
Vermilion Energy
2.074 of 5 stars
$19.32
-0.8%
$29.67
+53.6%
+158.3%$3.19B$1.66B4.27716Analyst Downgrade
BSM
Black Stone Minerals
2.3681 of 5 stars
$14.98
+0.5%
$17.00
+13.5%
+49.8%$3.14B$359.26M23.412,020Positive News
KOS
Kosmos Energy
2.0881 of 5 stars
$6.92
+2.2%
$8.64
+24.8%
+132.2%$3.08B$1.33B692.00229
CPE
Callon Petroleum
2.75 of 5 stars
$47.95
+0.3%
$74.63
+55.6%
+30.8%$2.96B$2.05B5.44322Analyst Revision
WLL
Whiting Petroleum
2.8486 of 5 stars
$77.35
+3.0%
$93.14
+20.4%
+92.2%$2.95B$1.53B7.88356Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CRGY
Crescent Energy
2.3667 of 5 stars
$16.72
+0.5%
$25.00
+49.5%
N/A$2.82B$1.48B97.88N/A
OAS
Oasis Petroleum
2.8665 of 5 stars
$142.53
+2.6%
$188.50
+32.3%
+78.2%$2.73B$1.58B3.44255Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
NOG
Northern Oil and Gas
1.2917 of 5 stars
$27.63
+1.5%
N/AN/A$2.14B$496.90M-12.5025
CDEV
Centennial Resource Development
2.5081 of 5 stars
$6.52
-5.9%
$9.30
+42.6%
+41.7%$1.97B$1.03B11.05147Analyst Report
News Coverage
High Trading Volume
MNRL
Brigham Minerals
2.4064 of 5 stars
$26.81
+1.4%
$31.40
+17.1%
+49.5%$1.62B$161.22M17.5244Analyst Report
TALO
Talos Energy
2.0648 of 5 stars
$19.36
+1.7%
$20.36
+5.2%
+51.5%$1.60B$1.24B-12.33443Insider Selling
News Coverage
ESTE
Earthstone Energy
2.5114 of 5 stars
$14.74
+1.4%
$21.08
+43.0%
+57.6%$1.59B$419.64M77.5881Positive News
Gap Up
HESM
Hess Midstream
2.4865 of 5 stars
$29.63
+1.9%
$30.83
+4.1%
+19.0%$1.30B$1.20B16.28196Analyst Downgrade
Positive News
KRP
Kimbell Royalty Partners
2.3598 of 5 stars
$17.78
+2.2%
$20.75
+16.7%
+40.4%$1.15B$135.62M27.352,020Short Interest ↑
LPI
Laredo Petroleum
2.4231 of 5 stars
$62.75
-0.3%
$118.25
+88.4%
+26.3%$1.09B$1.39B10.91273Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
DMLP
Dorchester Minerals
1.6448 of 5 stars
$28.40
+0.7%
N/A+93.7%$1.06B$93.42M11.782,020
PARR
Par Pacific
0.9933 of 5 stars
$16.03
+3.2%
$16.67
+4.0%
+19.3%$963.72M$4.71B-6.071,336Analyst Report
Insider Selling
News Coverage
GPRK
GeoPark
1.6298 of 5 stars
$15.32
+2.3%
N/A+3.0%$922.88M$688.54M9.17463Short Interest ↓
News Coverage
BRY
Berry
2.2315 of 5 stars
$10.50
+3.4%
$13.33
+27.0%
+70.7%$847.98M$544.95M-16.411,224Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
WTI
W&T Offshore
2.0948 of 5 stars
$5.58
-0.5%
$6.20
+11.1%
+50.4%$798.00M$558.01M-18.00323Analyst Downgrade
VIST
Vista Oil & Gas
1.3332 of 5 stars
$8.52
+4.0%
$8.50
-0.2%
+156.6%$739.79M$652.19M13.31299Short Interest ↑
Negative News
SD
SandRidge Energy
0.9432 of 5 stars
$19.92
+0.5%
N/A+283.1%$731.66M$168.88M6.34101
FLMN
Falcon Minerals
2.5948 of 5 stars
$6.78
-0.1%
$8.67
+27.8%
+41.3%$586.13M$68.01M27.1211Ex-Dividend
Analyst Downgrade
Short Interest ↓
SBOW
SilverBow Resources
2.4548 of 5 stars
$33.22
+2.5%
$50.00
+50.5%
+121.5%$559.76M$407.20M-27.4562Positive News
GTE
Gran Tierra Energy
1.25 of 5 stars
$1.49
-1.3%
N/AN/A$549.01M$473.72M5.73319
TTI
TETRA Technologies
1.7548 of 5 stars
$4.29
flat
N/A+25.8%$547.85M$388.27M214.611,100Gap Up
REPX
Riley Exploration Permian
2.9015 of 5 stars
$23.32
+2.3%
$52.00
+123.0%
N/A$455.67M$151.04M72.8854Gap Up
REI
Ring Energy
0.375 of 5 stars
$4.02
-4.5%
N/AN/A$449.21M$196.31M18.2753Gap Up
EGY
VAALCO Energy
1.5765 of 5 stars
$6.36
+1.0%
N/A+140.0%$374.60M$199.07M4.51117Positive News
TGA
TransGlobe Energy
1.4631 of 5 stars
$4.34
+3.1%
N/A+148.0%$317.69M$169.05M3.1755Positive News
BATL
Battalion Oil
0.6667 of 5 stars
$17.89
-3.1%
N/A+33.5%$301.75M$285.20M-3.3158
AMPY
Amplify Energy
0.8665 of 5 stars
$7.38
-1.5%
$6.20
-16.0%
+109.7%$282.88M$342.92M-4.61210
EPM
Evolution Petroleum
1.4116 of 5 stars
$6.50
flat
N/AN/A$219.31M$32.70M10.835
EPSN
Epsilon Energy
2.1181 of 5 stars
$6.96
-0.9%
N/A+74.0%$166.89M$42.40M11.419Insider Selling
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This page was last updated on 5/21/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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