Enbridge Energy Management (NYSE: EEQ) and PBF Logistics (NYSE:PBFX) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, earnings, profitability, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.
Risk & Volatility
Enbridge Energy Management has a beta of 1.23, indicating that its stock price is 23% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PBF Logistics has a beta of 1.16, indicating that its stock price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.
79.0% 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 company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Enbridge Energy Management and PBF Logistics’ top-line revenue, earnings per share 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)||-120.03|
|PBF Logistics||$254.81 million||3.03||$100.28 million||$2.17||8.50|
PBF Logistics has higher revenue and earnings than Enbridge Energy Management. Enbridge Energy Management is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PBF Logistics, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Enbridge Energy Management and PBF Logistics, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Enbridge Energy Management||2||2||0||0||1.50|
Enbridge Energy Management presently has a consensus price target of $16.75, suggesting a potential upside of 83.26%. PBF Logistics has a consensus price target of $23.25, suggesting a potential upside of 26.02%. Given Enbridge Energy Management’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Enbridge Energy Management is more favorable than PBF Logistics.
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 10.5%. 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 raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years.
PBF Logistics beats Enbridge Energy Management on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.
About Enbridge Energy Management
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.
About PBF Logistics
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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