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Helmerich & Payne (HP) Competitors

$37.15
+0.05 (+0.13%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

HP vs. PTEN, RIG, VAL, HPK, PDS, CNX, PAGP, LBRT, WHD, and ERF

Should you be buying Helmerich & Payne stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Helmerich & Payne include Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN), Transocean (RIG), Valaris (VAL), HighPeak Energy (HPK), Precision Drilling (PDS), CNX Resources (CNX), Plains GP (PAGP), Liberty Energy (LBRT), Cactus (WHD), and Enerplus (ERF). These companies are all part of the "oils/energy" sector.

Helmerich & Payne vs.

Patterson-UTI Energy (NASDAQ:PTEN) and Helmerich & Payne (NYSE:HP) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, media sentiment, profitability, community ranking, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and risk.

Patterson-UTI Energy currently has a consensus target price of $15.67, suggesting a potential upside of 45.06%. Helmerich & Payne has a consensus target price of $42.00, suggesting a potential upside of 13.06%. Given Helmerich & Payne's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Patterson-UTI Energy is more favorable than Helmerich & Payne.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Patterson-UTI Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.77
Helmerich & Payne
2 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.90

Patterson-UTI Energy has a beta of 2.23, indicating that its share price is 123% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Helmerich & Payne has a beta of 1.51, indicating that its share price is 51% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Helmerich & Payne has a net margin of 12.84% compared to Helmerich & Payne's net margin of 4.07%. Patterson-UTI Energy's return on equity of 13.21% beat Helmerich & Payne's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Patterson-UTI Energy4.07% 7.13% 4.57%
Helmerich & Payne 12.84%13.21%8.31%

Patterson-UTI Energy received 104 more outperform votes than Helmerich & Payne when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 62.27% of users gave Patterson-UTI Energy an outperform vote while only 54.52% of users gave Helmerich & Payne an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Patterson-UTI EnergyOutperform Votes
797
62.27%
Underperform Votes
483
37.73%
Helmerich & PayneOutperform Votes
693
54.52%
Underperform Votes
578
45.48%

Helmerich & Payne has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Patterson-UTI Energy. Helmerich & Payne is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Patterson-UTI Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Patterson-UTI Energy$4.15B1.05$246.29M$0.6815.88
Helmerich & Payne$2.87B1.28$434.10M$3.5010.61

In the previous week, Patterson-UTI Energy had 12 more articles in the media than Helmerich & Payne. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for Patterson-UTI Energy and 4 mentions for Helmerich & Payne. Patterson-UTI Energy's average media sentiment score of 1.23 beat Helmerich & Payne's score of 0.70 indicating that Helmerich & Payne is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Patterson-UTI Energy
6 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Helmerich & Payne
4 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

97.9% of Patterson-UTI Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 96.1% of Helmerich & Payne shares are owned by institutional investors. 2.3% of Patterson-UTI Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 4.4% of Helmerich & Payne shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Patterson-UTI Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. Helmerich & Payne pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.7%. Patterson-UTI Energy pays out 47.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Helmerich & Payne pays out 28.6% 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. Patterson-UTI Energy has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Patterson-UTI Energy is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Patterson-UTI Energy beats Helmerich & Payne on 13 of the 22 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding HP 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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HP vs. The Competition

MetricHelmerich & PayneDrilling oil & gas wells IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.67B$1.19B$8.17B$17.79B
Dividend Yield2.70%3.63%11.67%3.55%
P/E Ratio10.615.1114.6022.48
Price / Sales1.282.5995.9210.26
Price / Cash4.518.6311.5718.96
Price / Book1.310.772.965.91
Net Income$434.10M-$199.48M$969.56M$976.87M
7 Day Performance-3.48%-0.91%0.32%-1.53%
1 Month Performance-8.09%-0.48%3.65%3.68%
1 Year Performance13.23%-0.35%7.66%24.48%

Helmerich & Payne Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
PTEN
Patterson-UTI Energy
4.9322 of 5 stars
$11.47
-1.1%
$15.67
+36.6%
-2.0%$4.61B$4.15B16.8710,600Insider Selling
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
RIG
Transocean
3.9499 of 5 stars
$6.16
-1.3%
$7.70
+25.1%
-11.0%$5.04B$2.83B-11.845,800Options Volume
Analyst Revision
VAL
Valaris
3.2741 of 5 stars
$77.45
+0.3%
$99.20
+28.1%
+16.6%$5.61B$1.88B6.785,985Positive News
HPK
HighPeak Energy
2.3818 of 5 stars
$15.14
-0.9%
$22.10
+46.0%
+0.0%$1.94B$1.11B12.2148Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
PDS
Precision Drilling
1.5708 of 5 stars
$71.66
-1.1%
$48.00
-33.0%
+51.8%$1.04B$1.44B6.305,560
CNX
CNX Resources
3.5797 of 5 stars
$24.66
+0.6%
$25.00
+1.4%
+53.4%$3.78B$3.47B4.47470Positive News
PAGP
Plains GP
2.7815 of 5 stars
$18.67
+0.7%
$19.64
+5.2%
+27.2%$3.68B$48.71B21.224,200
LBRT
Liberty Energy
3.7031 of 5 stars
$24.06
+0.4%
$24.30
+1.0%
+80.6%$4.01B$4.75B8.785,500Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Positive News
WHD
Cactus
2.9045 of 5 stars
$51.26
-0.9%
$55.14
+7.6%
+43.2%$4.08B$1.10B20.421,600
ERF
Enerplus
2.464 of 5 stars
$20.22
+0.7%
$21.87
+8.2%
+37.2%$4.13B$1.69B11.23404Analyst Forecast
News Coverage

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