Africa Oil (OTCMKTS: AOIFF) and China Oilfield Services (OTCMKTS: CHOLY) are small-scale oil / energy companies, but which ones are superior investments? We will compare the two businesses based on risk strength, income, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuations, and institutional ownership.
This table compares the net margins of Africa Oil and China Oilfield Services, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margin||Return on Equity||Asset Returns|
|Africa Oil||T / A||-5.10%||-4.95%|
|Chinese oilfield services||-0.59%||-0.33%||-0.16%|
Volatility and Risk
Africa Oil has beta 1.73, indicating that its stock price is 73% more volatile than the S & P 500. By comparison, China Oilfield Services has a beta of 1.07, indicating that its share price is 7% more volatile than the S & P 500.
China Oilfield Services pays an annual dividend of $ 0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Africa Oil does not pay dividends. China Oilfield Services pays 750.0% of its revenue in the form of dividends, indicating that it may not have enough income to cover its dividend payments in the future.
Income and Valuation
This table compares gross income, earnings per share, and valuations from African Oil and China Oilfield Services.
|Gross Income||Price / Sales ratio||Income limit||Earnings Per Share||Price / Income ratio|
|Africa Oil||T / A||T / A||– $ 4.53 million||T / A||T / A|
|Chinese oilfield services||$ 2.57 billion||0.63||$ 4.89 million||$ 0.02||889.50|
China Oilfield Services has higher income and income than Africa Oil.
This is a summary of the latest rankings and price targets for Oilfield Africa Oil and China Services, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sale value||Hold rating||Buy Rating||Strong Buy Value||Score Score|
|Chinese oilfield services||0||0||1||0||3.00|
China Oilfield Services defeated Africa Oil in 5 of 8 factors compared to two stocks.
About Africa Oil
Africa Oil Corp, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an oil and gas exploration and development company in Kenya and Ethiopia. It holds interests especially in the East Rift Basin of Africa. The company was previously known as Canmex Minerals Corporation and changed its name to Africa Oil Corp. in August 2007. Africa Oil Corp was founded in 1983 and headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
About China Oilfield Services
China Oilfield Services Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated offshore oilfield services in Mainland China and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Drilling Services, Well Services, Marine Support Services, and Geophysical and Survey Services. The Drilling Service Segment provides drilling, module rigs, onshore drilling rigs and drilling rig management services. As of December 31, 2017, it operates and manages a total of 43 drilling rigs, including 32 jackup drilling rigs and 11 semi-submersible drilling rigs; 3 accommodation rigs; and 5 rig modules. The Well Services segment offers ground and offshore well services, including logging, drilling and finishing fluids, directional drilling, cementing, well completion and workover, stimulation, etc. The Marine Support Services segment owns and operates offshore vessels that provide services for offshore oil and gas field exploration, development, construction and production. The segment also offers handling anchors for various water levels, towing barges / drilling rigs, oil lifting, offshore transportation, standby, fire fighting, rescue, oil spill relief, and other marine support services. It operates and manages around 130 vessels, including AHTS vessels, platform supply ships, and oilfield standby vessels. The Geophysical Services Segment and Survey provides offshore seismic acquisition, offshore geo-surveys, seismic data processing and interpretation, and underwater engineering services. It has five seismic vessel towing streams, one professional source of professional vessels, two submarine cable teams, five integrated marine survey vessels, and two supporting vessels. China Oilfield Services Limited also issues bonds. This company is based in Beijing, China. China Oilfield Services Limited is a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation.
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