Stabilis Solutions (SLNG) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Review

Stabilis Solutions (NASDAQ:SLNGGet Rating) is one of 22 public companies in the “Natural gas distribution” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Stabilis Solutions to similar companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, profitability and risk.

Volatility and Risk

Stabilis Solutions has a beta of 0.59, meaning that its stock price is 41% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Stabilis Solutions’ rivals have a beta of 0.82, meaning that their average stock price is 18% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Stabilis Solutions and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Stabilis Solutions $77.17 million -$7.80 million -10.95
Stabilis Solutions Competitors $8.28 billion -$46.43 million 17.74

Stabilis Solutions’ rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Stabilis Solutions. Stabilis Solutions is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Stabilis Solutions and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Stabilis Solutions 0 0 1 0 3.00
Stabilis Solutions Competitors 298 827 783 23 2.27

Stabilis Solutions presently has a consensus target price of $8.00, indicating a potential upside of 65.98%. As a group, “Natural gas distribution” companies have a potential downside of 2.21%. Given Stabilis Solutions’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Stabilis Solutions is more favorable than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

2.4% of Stabilis Solutions shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.9% of shares of all “Natural gas distribution” companies are held by institutional investors. 74.9% of Stabilis Solutions shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.4% of shares of all “Natural gas distribution” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Stabilis Solutions and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Stabilis Solutions -10.11% -12.41% -9.07%
Stabilis Solutions Competitors 3.97% 35.64% 2.77%

Summary

Stabilis Solutions rivals beat Stabilis Solutions on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Stabilis Solutions (Get Rating)

Stabilis Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) production, distribution, and fueling services to various end markets in North America. It operates in two segments, LNG and Power Delivery. The company supplies LNG to the industrial, midstream, and oilfield sectors; and offers fuel solutions to industrial users of propane, diesel, and other crude-based fuel products, as well as provides cryogenic equipment rental and field services. It also provides electrical and instrumentation construction, and installation services; and builds electrical systems. The company serves aerospace, industrial, utilities and pipelines, mining, energy, commercial, and transportation markets. Stabilis Solutions, Inc. was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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