Comparing Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ:EGC) & The Competition

Energy XXI Gulf Coast (NASDAQ: EGC) is one of 164 public companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Energy XXI Gulf Coast to similar companies based on the strength of its profitability, valuation, risk, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Energy XXI Gulf Coast and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Energy XXI Gulf Coast -63.63% -50.61% -11.74%
Energy XXI Gulf Coast Competitors -1.36% -5.50% 3.95%



Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Energy XXI Gulf Coast and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Energy XXI Gulf Coast $511.64 million -$341.01 million -1.63
Energy XXI Gulf Coast Competitors $9.80 billion $428.35 million 30.37

Energy XXI Gulf Coast’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Energy XXI Gulf Coast. Energy XXI Gulf Coast 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.

Volatility and Risk

Energy XXI Gulf Coast has a beta of 2.88, suggesting that its stock price is 188% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Energy XXI Gulf Coast’s rivals have a beta of 0.65, suggesting that their average stock price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

80.8% of Energy XXI Gulf Coast shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.3% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Energy XXI Gulf Coast shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 11.3% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Energy XXI Gulf Coast and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Energy XXI Gulf Coast 0 0 0 0 N/A
Energy XXI Gulf Coast Competitors 1592 6960 10412 328 2.49

As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 1.45%. Given Energy XXI Gulf Coast’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Energy XXI Gulf Coast has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

Energy XXI Gulf Coast rivals beat Energy XXI Gulf Coast on 8 of the 10 factors compared.

About Energy XXI Gulf Coast

Energy XXI Gulf Coast, Inc., an exploration and production company, engages in the acquisition, development, exploitation, and operation of oil and natural gas properties in the United States Gulf Coast region. It primarily operates properties offshore on the Gulf of Mexico Shelf, as well as onshore in Louisiana and Texas. As of December 31, 2017, the company had total proved reserves of 88.2 million barrel of oil equivalent; and operated or had an interest in 577 gross producing wells on 421,974 net developed acres, including interests in 55 producing fields. Energy XXI Gulf Coast, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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