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Checking in with 5 Bitcoin Stocks Ahead of Bitcoin's Halving
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S&P 500   5,022.21
DOW   37,753.31
QQQ   425.84
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Checking in with 5 Bitcoin Stocks Ahead of Bitcoin's Halving
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Energy Transfer (ET) Competitors

$15.22
+0.12 (+0.79%)
(As of 04/17/2024 ET)

ET vs. WMB, EPD, KMI, TRP, TRGP, SU, E, VLO, OKE, and CEG

Should you be buying Energy Transfer stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Energy Transfer include Williams Companies (WMB), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Kinder Morgan (KMI), TC Energy (TRP), Targa Resources (TRGP), Suncor Energy (SU), ENI (E), Valero Energy (VLO), ONEOK (OKE), and Constellation Energy (CEG). These companies are all part of the "oils/energy" sector.

Energy Transfer vs.

Energy Transfer (NYSE:ET) and Williams Companies (NYSE:WMB) are both large-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, community ranking, institutional ownership, media sentiment and risk.

Energy Transfer pays an annual dividend of $1.26 per share and has a dividend yield of 8.3%. Williams Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.90 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.0%. Energy Transfer pays out 115.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Williams Companies pays out 72.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Energy Transfer has a beta of 1.64, meaning that its stock price is 64% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Williams Companies has a beta of 1.05, meaning that its stock price is 5% more volatile than the S&P 500.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Energy Transfer$78.59B0.65$3.47B$1.0913.85
Williams Companies$10.91B4.21$3.18B$2.6214.37

Williams Companies received 287 more outperform votes than Energy Transfer when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 72.84% of users gave Williams Companies an outperform vote while only 71.38% of users gave Energy Transfer an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Energy TransferOutperform Votes
389
71.38%
Underperform Votes
156
28.62%
Williams CompaniesOutperform Votes
676
72.84%
Underperform Votes
252
27.16%

In the previous week, Energy Transfer and Energy Transfer both had 14 articles in the media. Energy Transfer's average media sentiment score of 1.09 beat Williams Companies' score of 0.91 indicating that Energy Transfer is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Energy Transfer
10 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Williams Companies
6 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Energy Transfer presently has a consensus target price of $17.57, suggesting a potential upside of 16.37%. Williams Companies has a consensus target price of $39.00, suggesting a potential upside of 3.59%. Given Energy Transfer's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Energy Transfer is more favorable than Williams Companies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Energy Transfer
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80
Williams Companies
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

Williams Companies has a net margin of 29.22% compared to Energy Transfer's net margin of 4.85%. Williams Companies' return on equity of 16.20% beat Energy Transfer's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Energy Transfer4.85% 12.17% 4.00%
Williams Companies 29.22%16.20%4.64%

38.2% of Energy Transfer shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 86.4% of Williams Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.3% of Energy Transfer shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Williams Companies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Williams Companies beats Energy Transfer on 11 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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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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ET vs. The Competition

MetricEnergy TransferNatural gas transmission IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$50.88B$18.91B$7.82B$17.08B
Dividend Yield8.27%5.75%11.54%3.60%
P/E Ratio13.8524.4717.5121.15
Price / Sales0.652.7091.339.89
Price / Cash6.108.0011.6616.90
Price / Book1.272.283.444.87
Net Income$3.47B$1.58B$1.00B$965.37M
7 Day Performance-4.43%-3.38%-3.00%-3.43%
1 Month Performance-1.56%4.48%3.53%-2.29%
1 Year Performance17.24%37.75%2.06%78.43%

Energy Transfer Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
WMB
Williams Companies
3.3443 of 5 stars
$37.65
-0.5%
$39.00
+3.6%
+23.9%$45.87B$10.91B14.375,601
EPD
Enterprise Products Partners
4.2373 of 5 stars
$28.36
-0.5%
$32.58
+14.9%
+5.1%$61.49B$49.72B11.257,500Short Interest ↑
KMI
Kinder Morgan
3.9194 of 5 stars
$17.69
-1.6%
$20.20
+14.2%
-0.7%$39.25B$15.33B16.5310,891Earnings Report
News Coverage
TRP
TC Energy
3.6275 of 5 stars
$35.18
-2.3%
$48.83
+38.8%
-16.8%$35.18B$11.80B17.337,415News Coverage
TRGP
Targa Resources
4.4739 of 5 stars
$114.07
-0.2%
$116.82
+2.4%
+46.4%$25.39B$16.06B31.083,182Dividend Increase
Analyst Report
SU
Suncor Energy
4.3212 of 5 stars
$37.59
+1.1%
$52.00
+38.3%
+15.3%$48.39B$37.59B8.0014,906Positive News
E
ENI
2.3249 of 5 stars
$32.39
-1.4%
N/A+5.8%$54.67B$102.67B10.7333,142Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
VLO
Valero Energy
3.8274 of 5 stars
$169.00
-1.0%
$172.40
+2.0%
+28.2%$56.19B$144.77B6.839,908Positive News
OKE
ONEOK
4.6787 of 5 stars
$77.07
-1.0%
$82.25
+6.7%
+15.0%$44.98B$17.68B13.894,775Analyst Report
News Coverage
CEG
Constellation Energy
1.9705 of 5 stars
$186.65
+0.7%
$145.00
-22.3%
+144.2%$58.82B$24.92B37.3313,871Analyst Revision
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