CNX Resources (NYSE:CNX) and WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR (OTCMKTS:WOPEY) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations and valuation.
This table compares CNX Resources and WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR||N/A||N/A||N/A|
This table compares CNX Resources and WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|CNX Resources||$1.73 billion||1.00||$796.53 million||$1.53||5.76|
|WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR||$3.91 billion||5.91||$1.02 billion||N/A||N/A|
WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than CNX Resources.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
98.1% of CNX Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.1% of WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of CNX Resources shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR pays an annual dividend of $1.78 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.2%. CNX Resources does not pay a dividend.
This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for CNX Resources and WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR||1||0||0||0||1.00|
CNX Resources currently has a consensus price target of $15.40, indicating a potential upside of 74.60%. Given CNX Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe CNX Resources is more favorable than WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR.
Volatility & Risk
CNX Resources has a beta of 0.71, suggesting that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR has a beta of 1.03, suggesting that its share price is 3% more volatile than the S&P 500.
CNX Resources beats WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
About CNX Resources
CNX Resources Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas primarily in the Appalachian Basin. The company operates through two divisions, Exploration and Production (E&P), and Midstream. The E&P division produces pipeline quality natural gas primarily to gas wholesalers. This division owns rights to extract natural gas in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio from approximately 539,000 net Marcellus Shale acres; and 627,000 net acres of Utica Shale, as well as rights to extract natural gas from other shale and shallow oil and gas positions from approximately 968,000 in Illinois, Indiana, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. It also owns rights to extract coalbed methane (CBM) in Virginia from approximately 308,000 net CBM acres, as well as 210,000 net CBM acres in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, and New Mexico. The Midstream division owns, operates, and develops natural gas gathering and other midstream energy assets in the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The company also offers gas gathering and water delivery solutions to third-parties. The company was formerly known as CONSOL Energy Inc. and changed its name to CNX Resources Corporation in November 2017. CNX Resources Corporation was founded in 1860 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
About WOODSIDE PET LT/ADR
Woodside Petroleum Ltd engages in the exploration, evaluation, development, production, marketing, and sale of hydrocarbons in Oceania, Asia, Canada, Africa, and internationally. The company produces liquefied natural gas, pipeline natural gas, condensate, liquefied petroleum gas, and crude oil. It holds interests in the Greater Browse, Greater Sunrise, Greater Pluto, Greater Exmouth, North West Shelf, Wheatstone, Canada, Senegal, Greater Scarborough, and Myanmar projects. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.
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