Enbridge Energy Management (NYSE: EEQ) and PBF Logistics (NYSE:PBFX) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Enbridge Energy Management and PBF Logistics’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Enbridge Energy Management||N/A||N/A||-$29.00 million||($0.08)||-161.52|
|PBF Logistics||$254.81 million||3.29||$100.28 million||$2.17||9.23|
Volatility and Risk
Enbridge Energy Management has a beta of 1.23, meaning that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PBF Logistics has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Enbridge Energy Management and PBF Logistics, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Enbridge Energy Management||1||1||0||0||1.50|
Enbridge Energy Management currently has a consensus price target of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 46.34%. PBF Logistics has a consensus price target of $24.00, indicating a potential upside of 19.88%. Given Enbridge Energy Management’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Enbridge Energy Management is more favorable than PBF Logistics.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
79.1% of Enbridge Energy Management shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.4% of PBF Logistics shares are held by institutional investors. 0.3% of Enbridge Energy Management shares are held by 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.
This table compares Enbridge Energy Management and PBF Logistics’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Enbridge Energy Management||N/A||-3,411.76%||-3,411.76%|
PBF Logistics pays an annual dividend of $1.94 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.7%. Enbridge Energy Management does not pay a dividend. PBF Logistics pays out 89.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. PBF Logistics has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years.
PBF Logistics beats Enbridge Energy Management on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.
Enbridge Energy Management Company Profile
Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C. is a limited partner of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (the Partnership). The Company owns i-units, a special class of the Partnership’s limited partner interests. The Company manages the business of the Partnership. The Partnership owns and operates crude oil and liquid petroleum transportation and storage assets, and natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and marketing assets in the United States.
PBF Logistics Company Profile
PBF Logistics LP owns or leases, operates, develops and acquires crude oil and refined petroleum products terminals, pipelines, storage facilities and similar logistics assets. The Company operates through two segments: Transportation and Terminaling, and Storage. The Transportation and Terminaling segment consists of various assets, including Delaware City Rail Unloading Terminal (DCR Rail Terminal), Toledo Truck Unloading Terminal (Toledo Truck Terminal), Delaware City West Heavy Unloading Rack (the DCR West Rack), East Coast Terminals and Torrance Valley Pipeline. The Storage Segment includes the Toledo Storage Facility, excluding the propane truck loading facility. The storage facility at its Toledo Storage Facility consisted of 30 tanks for storing crude oil, refined products and intermediates, as of December 31, 2016. PBF Logistics GP LLC (PBF GP) is its general partner. PBF GP is owned by PBF Energy Company LLC (PBF LLC).
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