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Ensign Energy Services (ESI) Competitors

C$2.32
+0.08 (+3.57%)
(As of 07/12/2024 ET)

ESI vs. CET, PD, PHX, XDC, WRG, AKT.A, SDI, QI, PSI, and TVK

Should you be buying Ensign Energy Services stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Ensign Energy Services include Cathedral Energy Services (CET), Precision Drilling (PD), PHX Energy Services (PHX), Xtreme Drilling (XDC), Western Energy Services (WRG), AKITA Drilling (AKT.A), Stampede Drilling (SDI), Q Investments (QI), Pason Systems (PSI), and TerraVest Industries (TVK).

Ensign Energy Services vs.

Ensign Energy Services (TSE:ESI) and Cathedral Energy Services (TSE:CET) are both small-cap energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their media sentiment, risk, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and community ranking.

Cathedral Energy Services has a net margin of 3.71% compared to Ensign Energy Services' net margin of 2.06%. Cathedral Energy Services' return on equity of 12.31% beat Ensign Energy Services' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Ensign Energy Services2.06% 2.76% 3.23%
Cathedral Energy Services 3.71%12.31%8.07%

In the previous week, Cathedral Energy Services had 2 more articles in the media than Ensign Energy Services. MarketBeat recorded 2 mentions for Cathedral Energy Services and 0 mentions for Ensign Energy Services. Cathedral Energy Services' average media sentiment score of 1.05 beat Ensign Energy Services' score of 0.00 indicating that Cathedral Energy Services is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Ensign Energy Services Neutral
Cathedral Energy Services Positive

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ensign Energy ServicesC$1.74B0.24C$35.78MC$0.1912.21
Cathedral Energy ServicesC$577.31M2.81C$21.42MC$0.0884.25

Ensign Energy Services presently has a consensus target price of C$3.70, suggesting a potential upside of 59.48%. Cathedral Energy Services has a consensus target price of C$1.80, suggesting a potential downside of 73.29%. Given Ensign Energy Services' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Ensign Energy Services is more favorable than Cathedral Energy Services.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Ensign Energy Services
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.60
Cathedral Energy Services
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

4.9% of Ensign Energy Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 14.1% of Cathedral Energy Services shares are held by institutional investors. 26.8% of Ensign Energy Services shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 21.6% of Cathedral Energy Services shares are held 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.

Ensign Energy Services received 40 more outperform votes than Cathedral Energy Services when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 66.76% of users gave Cathedral Energy Services an outperform vote while only 44.06% of users gave Ensign Energy Services an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Ensign Energy ServicesOutperform Votes
267
44.06%
Underperform Votes
339
55.94%
Cathedral Energy ServicesOutperform Votes
227
66.76%
Underperform Votes
113
33.24%

Ensign Energy Services has a beta of 3.09, meaning that its stock price is 209% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cathedral Energy Services has a beta of 2.64, meaning that its stock price is 164% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Ensign Energy Services pays an annual dividend of C$0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.3%. Cathedral Energy Services pays an annual dividend of C$0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.4%. Ensign Energy Services pays out 126.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Cathedral Energy Services pays out 200.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Ensign Energy Services is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Cathedral Energy Services beats Ensign Energy Services on 10 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

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ESI vs. The Competition

MetricEnsign Energy ServicesOil & Gas Drilling IndustryEnergy SectorTSE Exchange
Market CapC$424.93MC$460.01MC$3.80BC$5.47B
Dividend Yield42.86%16.50%7.12%5.56%
P/E Ratio12.2110.41208.3224.71
Price / Sales0.24691.1818,740.771,782.89
Price / Cash21.2926.3668.2679.81
Price / Book0.322.511.553.48
Net IncomeC$35.78MC$56.12MC$436.01MC$287.35M
7 Day Performance3.11%0.63%0.40%2.30%
1 Month Performance6.42%36.77%3.92%3.23%
1 Year Performance7.41%47.88%17.00%25.23%

Ensign Energy Services Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
CET
Cathedral Energy Services
1.1302 of 5 stars
1.13 / 5 stars
C$6.30
flat
C$1.80
-71.4%
+806.7%C$1.51BC$577.31M78.7547,230News Coverage
Positive News
Gap Down
PD
Precision Drilling
2.9362 of 5 stars
2.94 / 5 stars
C$93.75
-0.3%
C$125.70
+34.1%
+42.8%C$1.36BC$1.91B5.695,000
PHX
PHX Energy Services
2.6331 of 5 stars
2.63 / 5 stars
C$8.94
-1.8%
C$11.42
+27.7%
+41.6%C$424.56MC$656.44M4.68920Positive News
XDC
Xtreme Drilling
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
C$1.90
-5.9%
N/AN/AC$142.47MC$79.18M-2.18N/AGap Down
WRG
Western Energy Services
1.6435 of 5 stars
1.64 / 5 stars
C$2.76
-1.4%
C$2.75
-0.4%
-16.7%C$93.40MC$216.19M-9.52675
AKT.A
AKITA Drilling
3.0355 of 5 stars
3.04 / 5 stars
C$1.30
-2.3%
C$3.25
+150.0%
-11.0%C$49.50MC$206.78M4.481,085
SDI
Stampede Drilling
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
C$0.23
-2.2%
N/A+0.0%C$48.14MC$85.96M4.50328Gap Down
QI
Q Investments
0 of 5 stars
0.00 / 5 stars
C$0.29
-27.5%
N/A+0.0%C$26.71MC$-570,770.00-1.63N/AGap Down
PSI
Pason Systems
0.526 of 5 stars
0.53 / 5 stars
C$18.20
+0.1%
C$18.83
+3.5%
+54.4%C$1.45BC$375.84M11.10650
TVK
TerraVest Industries
3.2168 of 5 stars
3.22 / 5 stars
C$70.83
+0.7%
C$93.00
+31.3%
+153.0%C$1.38BC$767.33M21.461,605

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This page (TSE:ESI) was last updated on 7/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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