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Liberty Energy (LBRT) Competitors

$23.59
+0.48 (+2.08%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)

LBRT vs. OII, XPRO, HLX, RES, ACDC, PFHC, PUMP, HP, NOG, and WHD

Should you be buying Liberty Energy stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Liberty Energy include Oceaneering International (OII), Expro Group (XPRO), Helix Energy Solutions Group (HLX), RPC (RES), ProFrac (ACDC), ProFrac (PFHC), ProPetro (PUMP), Helmerich & Payne (HP), Northern Oil and Gas (NOG), and Cactus (WHD). These companies are all part of the "oils/energy" sector.

Liberty Energy vs.

Liberty Energy (NYSE:LBRT) and Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) are both mid-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, community ranking, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, media sentiment, dividends and valuation.

Liberty Energy has a net margin of 10.43% compared to Oceaneering International's net margin of 4.36%. Liberty Energy's return on equity of 26.46% beat Oceaneering International's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Liberty Energy10.43% 26.46% 15.66%
Oceaneering International 4.36%14.82%3.96%

Liberty Energy has a beta of 1.83, suggesting that its stock price is 83% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Oceaneering International has a beta of 2.44, suggesting that its stock price is 144% more volatile than the S&P 500.

98.2% of Liberty Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 93.9% of Oceaneering International shares are owned by institutional investors. 3.6% of Liberty Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Oceaneering International shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Liberty Energy presently has a consensus target price of $24.30, suggesting a potential upside of 3.01%. Oceaneering International has a consensus target price of $28.67, suggesting a potential upside of 23.24%. Given Oceaneering International's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Oceaneering International is more favorable than Liberty Energy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Liberty Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
5 Hold rating(s)
5 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Oceaneering International
1 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Liberty Energy$4.75B0.83$556.32M$2.748.61
Oceaneering International$2.42B0.97$97.40M$1.0621.94

Oceaneering International received 163 more outperform votes than Liberty Energy when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 62.36% of users gave Liberty Energy an outperform vote while only 57.32% of users gave Oceaneering International an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Liberty EnergyOutperform Votes
338
62.36%
Underperform Votes
204
37.64%
Oceaneering InternationalOutperform Votes
501
57.32%
Underperform Votes
373
42.68%

In the previous week, Liberty Energy had 18 more articles in the media than Oceaneering International. MarketBeat recorded 22 mentions for Liberty Energy and 4 mentions for Oceaneering International. Liberty Energy's average media sentiment score of 1.24 beat Oceaneering International's score of 0.94 indicating that Liberty Energy is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Liberty Energy
14 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Oceaneering International
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Liberty Energy beats Oceaneering International on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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LBRT vs. The Competition

MetricLiberty EnergyOil & gas field services IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$3.93B$5.18B$8.17B$17.79B
Dividend Yield1.21%1.77%11.67%3.55%
P/E Ratio8.6110.2814.6022.48
Price / Sales0.830.9595.9210.26
Price / Cash3.9410.8211.5718.96
Price / Book2.092.872.965.91
Net Income$556.32M$306.66M$969.56M$976.87M
7 Day Performance-0.38%-2.76%0.32%-1.53%
1 Month Performance2.52%0.24%3.65%3.68%
1 Year Performance86.63%20.20%7.66%24.48%

Liberty Energy Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
OII
Oceaneering International
1.7654 of 5 stars
$23.49
+0.8%
$29.00
+23.5%
+37.7%$2.38B$2.42B22.1610,100Gap Down
XPRO
Expro Group
1.5581 of 5 stars
$20.99
+4.0%
$25.50
+21.5%
+21.1%$2.32B$1.51B-116.618,000Insider Selling
High Trading Volume
HLX
Helix Energy Solutions Group
4.6408 of 5 stars
$11.56
+1.8%
$14.67
+26.9%
+64.2%$1.76B$1.29B-55.022,531Insider Selling
News Coverage
Positive News
RES
RPC
3.504 of 5 stars
$6.88
+1.8%
$7.50
+9.0%
-9.4%$1.47B$1.62B9.832,691Positive News
ACDC
ProFrac
3.0647 of 5 stars
$8.71
+10.0%
$11.88
+36.3%
-25.3%$1.39B$2.63B-9.372,949Insider Buying
PFHC
ProFrac
0 of 5 stars
$8.71
+10.0%
N/A-25.3%$1.24B$1.38B0.002,522High Trading Volume
PUMP
ProPetro
3.5451 of 5 stars
$9.66
+1.3%
$13.33
+38.1%
+26.1%$1.04B$1.63B14.412,070
HP
Helmerich & Payne
3.4444 of 5 stars
$39.02
+0.7%
$42.00
+7.6%
+10.9%$3.85B$2.87B11.156,200Positive News
NOG
Northern Oil and Gas
4.1499 of 5 stars
$40.13
+1.3%
$48.00
+19.6%
+23.7%$4.06B$2.17B6.5038Positive News
WHD
Cactus
2.9101 of 5 stars
$51.18
+1.1%
$55.14
+7.7%
+43.2%$4.07B$1.14B20.391,600

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This page (NYSE:LBRT) was last updated on 5/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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