Delek Logistics Partners (NYSE: DKL) and BP Midstream Partners (NYSE:BPMP) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, risk, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Delek Logistics Partners and BP Midstream Partners, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Delek Logistics Partners||1||2||0||0||1.67|
|BP Midstream Partners||0||7||1||0||2.13|
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Delek Logistics Partners and BP Midstream Partners’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Delek Logistics Partners||$538.08 million||1.28||$69.40 million||$2.09||13.28|
|BP Midstream Partners||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Delek Logistics Partners has higher revenue and earnings than BP Midstream Partners.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
24.6% of Delek Logistics Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.7% of BP Midstream Partners shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
This table compares Delek Logistics Partners and BP Midstream Partners’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Delek Logistics Partners||12.90%||-292.19%||16.38%|
|BP Midstream Partners||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Delek Logistics Partners pays an annual dividend of $2.90 per share and has a dividend yield of 10.5%. BP Midstream Partners pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Delek Logistics Partners pays out 138.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. BP Midstream Partners has increased its dividend for 4 consecutive years.
BP Midstream Partners beats Delek Logistics Partners on 6 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Delek Logistics Partners Company Profile
Delek Logistics Partners, LP owns and operates logistics and marketing assets for crude oil, and intermediate and refined products. The Company’s business primarily consists of certain crude oil, intermediate and refined products pipelines and transportation, storage, wholesale marketing, terminaling and offloading assets, which were previously owned, operated or held by Delek US Holdings, Inc. (Delek), and assets acquired from unrelated third parties. The Company operates through two segments: Pipelines and Transportation segment, and Wholesale Marketing and Terminalling segment. The Company engaged in the gathering, transporting and storing crude oil; storing intermediate products and feed stocks, and marketing, distributing, transporting, offloading and storing refined products. The Company also provides crude oil, intermediate and refined products transportation services for terminaling, and marketing services to third parties primarily in Texas, Tennessee and Arkansas.
BP Midstream Partners Company Profile
BP Midstream Partners LP is a master limited partnership formed by BP Pipelines (North America) Inc. The Company owns, operates, develops and acquires pipelines and other midstream assets. It owns one onshore crude oil pipeline system, one onshore refined products pipeline system, one onshore diluent pipeline system, interests in four offshore crude oil pipeline systems and an interest in one offshore natural gas pipeline system. Its onshore crude oil, refined products and diluent pipelines include BP2 Pipeline, River Rouge Pipeline and Diamondback Pipeline. Its offshore crude oil and natural gas pipelines include Mars System, Caesar Pipeline, Cleopatra Pipeline, Proteus Pipeline and Endymion Pipeline.
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