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Veren (VRN) Competitors

$7.77
-0.05 (-0.64%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

VRN vs. EQT, MRO, OVV, PR, APA, CHK, AR, HESM, RRC, and MTDR

Should you be buying Veren stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Veren include EQT (EQT), Marathon Oil (MRO), Ovintiv (OVV), Permian Resources (PR), APA (APA), Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Antero Resources (AR), Hess Midstream (HESM), Range Resources (RRC), and Matador Resources (MTDR). These companies are all part of the "crude petroleum & natural gas" industry.

Veren vs.

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

EQT received 802 more outperform votes than Veren when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 100.00% of users gave Veren an outperform vote while only 68.22% of users gave EQT an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
EQTOutperform Votes
803
68.22%
Underperform Votes
374
31.78%
VerenOutperform Votes
1
100.00%
Underperform Votes
No Votes

EQT currently has a consensus target price of $45.67, suggesting a potential upside of 27.28%. Veren has a consensus target price of $15.00, suggesting a potential upside of 93.05%. Given EQT's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Veren is more favorable than EQT.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EQT
0 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
9 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.53
Veren
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

90.8% of EQT shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.4% of Veren shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.6% of EQT shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Veren shares are owned 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.

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EQT$6.91B2.29$1.74B$1.3826.00
Veren$2.59B1.85$422.48M-$0.08-97.11

EQT has a net margin of 10.96% compared to EQT's net margin of -1.95%. EQT's return on equity of 12.89% beat Veren's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EQT10.96% 4.57% 2.66%
Veren -1.95%12.89%7.21%

EQT pays an annual dividend of $0.63 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Veren pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 4.4%. EQT pays out 45.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Veren pays out -424.9% 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. Veren is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, EQT had 31 more articles in the media than Veren. MarketBeat recorded 40 mentions for EQT and 9 mentions for Veren. Veren's average media sentiment score of 0.41 beat EQT's score of 0.35 indicating that EQT is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
EQT
9 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
14 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Veren
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

EQT has a beta of 1.12, meaning that its stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Veren has a beta of 2.17, meaning that its stock price is 117% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

EQT beats Veren on 12 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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

MetricVerenCrude petroleum & natural gas IndustryEnergy SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$4.81B$8.33B$8.26B$18.22B
Dividend Yield4.31%23.44%11.71%3.48%
P/E Ratio-97.1115.6615.1225.17
Price / Sales1.854.1466.8115.16
Price / Cash3.527.1611.1420.01
Price / Book0.951.893.885.06
Net Income$422.48M$1.23B$964.53M$974.25M
7 Day Performance-3.00%-0.28%-1.16%0.04%
1 Month Performance2.91%3.54%362.44%4.53%
1 Year PerformanceN/A-0.50%-2.37%7.30%

Veren Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EQT
EQT
4.7862 of 5 stars
4.79 / 5 stars
$37.21
+0.1%
$45.29
+21.7%
-12.1%$16.43B$6.91B26.96881Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
MRO
Marathon Oil
4.5878 of 5 stars
4.59 / 5 stars
$28.45
-0.6%
$31.97
+12.4%
+13.8%$16.05B$6.70B11.761,681Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
OVV
Ovintiv
4.9658 of 5 stars
4.97 / 5 stars
$48.24
+0.2%
$59.24
+22.8%
+12.4%$12.88B$10.88B6.741,743Analyst Forecast
PR
Permian Resources
4.9419 of 5 stars
4.94 / 5 stars
$16.32
-1.5%
$20.57
+26.1%
+43.7%$12.57B$3.12B14.84461Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
APA
APA
4.3298 of 5 stars
4.33 / 5 stars
$29.97
+0.6%
$39.95
+33.3%
-15.7%$11.12B$8.22B3.352,271Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
CHK
Chesapeake Energy
4.5218 of 5 stars
4.52 / 5 stars
$83.48
flat
$106.67
+27.8%
-2.9%$10.94B$8.72B11.251,200Analyst Forecast
Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Positive News
AR
Antero Resources
4.1933 of 5 stars
4.19 / 5 stars
$32.56
+0.2%
$34.08
+4.7%
+19.9%$10.12B$4.68B162.80604Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
HESM
Hess Midstream
1.9487 of 5 stars
1.95 / 5 stars
$38.10
+1.2%
$36.83
-3.3%
+22.8%$8.52B$1.40B17.24196Positive News
RRC
Range Resources
4.2183 of 5 stars
4.22 / 5 stars
$34.82
+2.1%
$37.15
+6.7%
+8.7%$8.45B$3.37B17.68548Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
MTDR
Matador Resources
4.1977 of 5 stars
4.20 / 5 stars
$61.97
+0.5%
$76.09
+22.8%
+15.3%$7.73B$2.81B8.49395Upcoming Earnings
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:VRN) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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