Valaris (OTCMKTS: DOFSQ) is one of 28 publicly-traded companies in the “Drilling oil & gas wells” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Valaris to related businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and dividends.
This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Valaris and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
This table compares Valaris and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
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Institutional & Insider Ownership
64.4% of shares of all “Drilling oil & gas wells” companies are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of Valaris shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of shares of all “Drilling oil & gas wells” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Valuation & Earnings
This table compares Valaris and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Valaris||$980.64 million||-$357.21 million||-0.11|
|Valaris Competitors||$1.09 billion||-$286.58 million||0.55|
Valaris’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Valaris. Valaris is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
Valaris peers beat Valaris on 8 of the 9 factors compared.
Valaris Company Profile
Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. provides contract drilling services to the energy industry worldwide. The company operates a fleet of 15 offshore drilling rigs, including 4 drillships and 11 semisubmersible rigs. It serves independent oil and gas companies, and government-owned oil companies. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. is a subsidiary of Loews Corporation. On April 26, 2020, Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
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