KLX Energy Services (NASDAQ: KLXE) is one of 34 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare KLX Energy Services to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and institutional ownership.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares KLX Energy Services and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|KLX Energy Services||$495.30 million||$14.40 million||9.69|
|KLX Energy Services Competitors||$3.95 billion||$283.74 million||12.57|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for KLX Energy Services and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|KLX Energy Services||0||0||3||0||3.00|
|KLX Energy Services Competitors||383||1535||2072||89||2.46|
KLX Energy Services presently has a consensus price target of $30.00, indicating a potential upside of 10.13%. As a group, “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 54.12%. Given KLX Energy Services’ peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe KLX Energy Services has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
89.1% of KLX Energy Services shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 65.2% of shares of all “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 11.7% of shares of all “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This table compares KLX Energy Services and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|KLX Energy Services||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|KLX Energy Services Competitors||-6.28%||40.30%||2.99%|
KLX Energy Services peers beat KLX Energy Services on 8 of the 12 factors compared.
About KLX Energy Services
KLX Energy Services Holdings, Inc. provides completion, intervention, and production services and products to the onshore oil and gas producing regions of the United States. It offers a range of technical services, and related tools and equipment to companies engaged in the exploration and development of North American onshore conventional and unconventional oil and natural gas reserves. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Wellington, Florida.
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