Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (BCEI)’s Financial Results Comparing With Earthstone Energy Inc. (NYSE:ESTE)

As Independent Oil & Gas companies, Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. (NYSE:BCEI) and Earthstone Energy Inc. (NYSE:ESTE) are our subject to contrast. And more specifically their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. 285.06M 1.29 147.32M 8.15 3.02
Earthstone Energy Inc. 157.18M 2.25 19.80M 0.70 10.86

Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. and Earthstone Energy Inc. Earthstone Energy Inc. has lower revenue and earnings than Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. The company with the lower price-to-earnings out of the two companies is considered for more affordable of the two firms presently. Bonanza Creek Energy Inc.’s presently lower price-to-earnings ratio makes it the more affordable of the two businesses.

Profitability

Table 2 shows the return on equity, net margins and return on assets of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. 51.68% 0% 0%
Earthstone Energy Inc. 12.60% 6.4% 2.1%

Volatility and Risk

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. has a 1.47 beta, while its volatility is 47.00% which is more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. Earthstone Energy Inc. has a 1.74 beta and it is 74.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.

Liquidity

The current Quick Ratio of Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. is 1.2 while its Current Ratio is 1.2. Meanwhile, Earthstone Energy Inc. has a Current Ratio of 0.6 while its Quick Ratio is 0.6. Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. is better positioned to pay off its short-term and long-term debts than Earthstone Energy Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The next table highlights the given recommendations and ratings for Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. and Earthstone Energy Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. 0 0 1 3.00
Earthstone Energy Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

$35 is Bonanza Creek Energy Inc.’s average target price while its potential upside is 96.41%.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

The shares of both Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. and Earthstone Energy Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 0% and 43.7% respectively. Insiders owned 1.2% of Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. shares. Competitively, Earthstone Energy Inc. has 5.2% of it’s share owned by insiders.

Performance

In this table we show the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. 5.35% 5.85% 4.81% -11.79% -25.94% 19.06%
Earthstone Energy Inc. 9.57% 3.56% 24.34% -4.55% -18.71% 67.26%

For the past year Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. was less bullish than Earthstone Energy Inc.

Summary

Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. beats Earthstone Energy Inc. on 9 of the 14 factors.

Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of onshore oil and related liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. The companyÂ’s oil and liquids-weighted assets are located primarily in the Wattenberg Field in Colorado; and the Dorcheat Macedonia Field in southern Arkansas. It also owns and operates oil-producing assets in the North Park Basin in Colorado; and the McKamie Patton Field in southern Arkansas. As of December 31, 2016, the company had proved reserves of 90.7 MMBoe. Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Earthstone Energy, Inc., an oil and natural gas development and production company, operates in the up-stream segment of the oil and natural gas industry in the United States. Its asset portfolio includes the Midland Basin of west Texas, the Eagle Ford trend of south Texas, and in the Williston Basin of North Dakota. As of December 31, 2016, the company operated 70 gross Eagle Ford wells; and 9 gross Austin Chalk wells, as well as had 12,051 thousand barrels of oil equivalent (MBOE) of total proved reserves, 9,361 MBOE of proved developed reserves, and 2,690 MBOE of proved undeveloped reserves. Earthstone Energy, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

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