Rancher Energy (OTCMKTS:TRXO) & Chaparral Energy (OTCMKTS:CHAP) Financial Comparison

Rancher Energy (OTCMKTS:TRXO) and Chaparral Energy (NYSE:CHAP) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Rancher Energy and Chaparral Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rancher Energy N/A N/A N/A
Chaparral Energy -153.15% 4.63% 2.29%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Rancher Energy and Chaparral Energy’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Rancher Energy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Chaparral Energy $236.35 million 0.14 -$468.95 million $0.45 1.53

Rancher Energy has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Chaparral Energy.

Volatility & Risk

Rancher Energy has a beta of 6, indicating that its share price is 500% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chaparral Energy has a beta of 2.92, indicating that its share price is 192% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Rancher Energy and Chaparral Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rancher Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A
Chaparral Energy 0 1 1 0 2.50

Chaparral Energy has a consensus price target of $6.00, indicating a potential upside of 769.57%. Given Chaparral Energy’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Chaparral Energy is more favorable than Rancher Energy.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

79.6% of Chaparral Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 18.4% of Rancher Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 4.3% of Chaparral Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

Chaparral Energy beats Rancher Energy on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Rancher Energy Company Profile

T-Rex Oil, Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States. The company owns various properties, which are primarily located in the Rocky Mountain region of Wyoming, as well as Nebraska. T-Rex Oil, Inc. is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.

Chaparral Energy Company Profile

Chaparral Energy, Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and operation of onshore oil and natural gas properties primarily in Oklahoma, the United States. The company sells crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids primarily to refineries and gas processing plant. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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