Shell (NYSE:SHEL) & Osage Exploration and Development (OTCMKTS:OEDVQ) Head to Head Comparison

Shell (NYSE:SHELGet Rating) and Osage Exploration and Development (OTCMKTS:OEDVQGet Rating) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability and risk.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Shell and Osage Exploration and Development’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Shell $272.66 billion 0.77 $20.10 billion $11.46 5.12
Osage Exploration and Development N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Shell has higher revenue and earnings than Osage Exploration and Development.

Risk & Volatility

Shell has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its stock price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Osage Exploration and Development has a beta of 0.27, suggesting that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Shell and Osage Exploration and Development’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Shell 11.56% 19.72% 8.50%
Osage Exploration and Development N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Shell and Osage Exploration and Development, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Shell 0 4 4 0 2.50
Osage Exploration and Development 0 0 0 0 N/A

Shell presently has a consensus price target of $67.00, suggesting a potential upside of 14.28%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

7.7% of Shell shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Shell shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Shell beats Osage Exploration and Development on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Shell

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Shell plc operates as an energy and petrochemical company Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa, the United States, and Rest of the Americas. The company operates through Integrated Gas, Upstream, Marketing, Chemicals and Products, and Renewables and Energy Solutions segments. It explores for and extracts crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids; markets and transports oil and gas; produces gas-to-liquids fuels and other products; and operates upstream and midstream infrastructure necessary to deliver gas to market. The company also markets and trades natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), crude oil, electricity, carbon-emission rights; and markets and sells LNG as a fuel for heavy-duty vehicles and marine vessels. In addition, it trades in and refines crude oil and other feed stocks, such ase low-carbon fuels, lubricants, bitumen, sulphur, gasoline, diesel, heating oil, aviation fuel, and marine fuel; produces and sells petrochemicals for industrial use; and manages oil sands activities. Further, the company produces base chemicals comprising ethylene, propylene, and aromatics, as well as intermediate chemicals, such as styrene monomer, propylene oxide, solvents, detergent alcohols, ethylene oxide, and ethylene glycol. Additionally, it generates electricity through wind and solar resources; produces and sells hydrogen; and provides electric vehicle charging services, as well as electricity storage. The company was formerly known as Royal Dutch Shell plc and changed its name to Shell plc in January 2022. Shell plc was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

About Osage Exploration and Development

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Osage Exploration & Development, Inc. is an exploration and production company, which interests in oil and gas wells and prospects. It is focused on the Horizontal Mississippian and Woodford plays in Oklahoma. The company was founded on February 24, 2003 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

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