FEC Resources (OTCMKTS:FECOF) and Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, dividends and earnings.
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for FEC Resources and Kosmos Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
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Risk and Volatility
FEC Resources has a beta of 0.16, meaning that its share price is 84% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Kosmos Energy has a beta of 2.03, meaning that its share price is 103% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares FEC Resources and Kosmos Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Earnings and Valuation
This table compares FEC Resources and Kosmos Energy’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Kosmos Energy||$902.37 million||2.60||-$93.99 million||($0.47)||-12.43|
FEC Resources has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Kosmos Energy.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
97.3% of Kosmos Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 3.8% of Kosmos Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Kosmos Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.1%. FEC Resources does not pay a dividend. Kosmos Energy pays out -38.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.
Kosmos Energy beats FEC Resources on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.
About FEC Resources
FEC Resources Inc. engages in the exploration and development of oil and gas properties in the Philippines. The company, through its interest in, Forum Energy Limited, owns a 70% interest in the Service Contract 72, an offshore license located to the north west of the Philippine Island of Palawan. It also owns 8.46%, 12.40%, and 19.46% interests in the Service Contract 14 Block A Nido, Block B Matinloc, and Block B1 North Matinloc located in the offshore northwest Palawan; and a 66.67% interest in the Service Contract 40 North Cebu covering an area of 340,000 hectares in the northern part of Cebu Island and adjacent offshore areas located in the Visayan Basin in the central part of the Philippine Archipelago. The company is headquartered in North Sydney, Australia. FEC Resources Inc. is a subsidiary of PXP Energy Corporation.
About Kosmos Energy
Kosmos Energy Ltd., a deepwater independent oil and gas exploration and production company, focuses along the Atlantic Margins. Its primary assets include production offshore Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, and U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as well as a gas development offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The company also maintains an exploration program balanced between proven basin infrastructure-led exploration, emerging basins, and frontier basins. Kosmos Energy Ltd. was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
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