Analyzing THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH (NASDAQ:TBRG) and Alta Mesa Resources (NASDAQ:AMR)

Alta Mesa Resources (NASDAQ:AMR) and THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH (NASDAQ:TBRG) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Alta Mesa Resources and THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Alta Mesa Resources N/A N/A $1.89 million N/A N/A
THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH N/A N/A $1.52 million ($0.14) -92.04

Profitability

This table compares Alta Mesa Resources and THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alta Mesa Resources N/A N/A N/A
THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH N/A 1.03% 0.99%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Alta Mesa Resources and THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alta Mesa Resources 1 2 1 0 2.00
THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH 0 0 2 0 3.00

Alta Mesa Resources presently has a consensus price target of $8.30, indicating a potential upside of 4,700.46%. THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH has a consensus price target of $15.00, indicating a potential upside of 16.41%. Given Alta Mesa Resources’ higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Alta Mesa Resources is more favorable than THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

49.1% of Alta Mesa Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 80.4% of THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH shares are held by institutional investors. 0.2% of Alta Mesa Resources shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Summary

THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH beats Alta Mesa Resources on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Alta Mesa Resources Company Profile

Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. focuses on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas reserves in the Anadarko Basin. It also offers midstream energy services, including crude oil and gas gathering, processing, and marketing to producers of natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, and condensate in the STACK Play region of Oklahoma. The company was formerly known as Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II and changed its name to Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. in February 2018. Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. was founded in 1987 and is based in Houston, Texas.

THUNDER BRDG AC/SH SH Company Profile

Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Ltd. intends to acquire assets and businesses through a merger, share exchange, share purchase, reorganization, or business combination. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Great Falls, Virginia.

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