Reviewing ARC Resources (OTCMKTS:AETUF) and Columbine Valley Resources (OTCMKTS:TRXO)

Columbine Valley Resources (OTCMKTS:TRXOGet Free Report) and ARC Resources (OTCMKTS:AETUFGet Free Report) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation, risk and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Columbine Valley Resources and ARC Resources, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Columbine Valley Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
ARC Resources 0 0 2 0 3.00

ARC Resources has a consensus price target of $21.92, suggesting a potential upside of 21.56%. Given ARC Resources’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe ARC Resources is more favorable than Columbine Valley Resources.

Profitability

This table compares Columbine Valley Resources and ARC Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Columbine Valley Resources N/A N/A N/A
ARC Resources 28.19% 22.43% 13.62%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

2.5% of ARC Resources shares are held by institutional investors. 18.4% of Columbine Valley Resources shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of ARC Resources shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Columbine Valley Resources has a beta of -49.73, indicating that its stock price is 5,073% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ARC Resources has a beta of 1.15, indicating that its stock price is 15% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Columbine Valley Resources and ARC Resources’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Columbine Valley Resources N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
ARC Resources $4.19 billion 2.57 $1.18 billion $1.94 9.29

ARC Resources has higher revenue and earnings than Columbine Valley Resources.

Summary

ARC Resources beats Columbine Valley Resources on 8 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Columbine Valley Resources

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Columbine Valley Resources, 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. Columbine Valley Resources, Inc. is headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado.

About ARC Resources

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ARC Resources Ltd. engages in the acquiring and developing crude oil, natural gas, condensate, and natural gas liquids in Canada. It primarily holds interests in the Montney basin located in Alberta and northeast British Columbia. ARC Resources Ltd. was founded in 1996 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

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