Afrika Oil (OTCMKTS: AOIFF) and China Oilfield Services (OTCMKTS: CHOLY) are both small-cap oil / energy companies, but what is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, profit, profitability, dividend, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.
In the table, Africa Oil and China Oilfield Services compares net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on equity||Return on assets|
|Africa Oil||N / A||-5.10%||-4.95%|
|China Oilfield Services||-0.59%||-0.33%||-0.16%|
Volatility and Risk
Afrika Oil has a beta of 1.73, indicating that the stock price is 73% more volatile than the S & P 500. In comparison, China Oilfield Services has a beta of 1.07, which indicates that the stock price is 7% more volatile than S & P 500.
China Oilfield Services pays an annual dividend of $ 0.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Afrika Oil does not pay dividends. China Oilfield Services pays out 750.0% of its earnings in the form of dividends, which indicates that it may not have enough profit to cover the payout in the future.
Results and valuation
In the table, Africa Oil and China Oilfield Services compares gross earnings, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross income||Price / Sales||NET||Earnings per share||Price / profit ratio|
|Africa Oil||N / A||N / A||– $ 4.53 million||N / A||N / A|
|China Oilfield Services||2.57 billion dollars||0.63||4.89 million dollars||$ 0.02||889.50|
China Oilfield Services has higher revenues and results than Africa Oil.
This is a summary of the latest ratings and prizes for Africa Oil and China Oilfield Services, provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell grades||Keep grades||Buy ratings||Strong rating||Ratings|
|China Oilfield Services||0||0||1||0||3.00|
China Oilfield Services turns Afrika Oil on 5 of the 8 factors that are compared between the two shares.
About Africa Oil
Africa Oil Corp, together with its subsidiaries, acts as an oil and gas exploration and development company in Kenya and Ethiopia. It has interests primarily in the East African demolition basin. The company was previously known as Canmex Minerals Corporation and changed its name to Africa Oil Corp in August 2007. Africa Oil Corp was incorporated in 1983 and has its headquarters in Vancouver, Canada.
About China Oilfield Services
China Oilfield Services Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated oil field services in the offshore sector in China and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Drilling Services, Brunn Services, Marine Support Services and Geophysical and Surveying Services. The drilling services segment provides drilling, modular rigging, drilling rigging and drilling services. As of December 31, 2017, a total of 43 drilling rigs were operated and handled, including 32 jackup drill rigs and 11 semi-submersible drill rigs. 3 living rigs; and 5 module rigs. The Well Services segment offers land and offshore well services including logging, drilling and completion liquids, directional drilling, cementation, well-being and transfer, stimulation, etc. Marine Support Services owns and operates offshore vessels providing services for offshore oil and gas fields exploration, development , construction and production. This segment also offers anchor handling for various water levels, drilling rigs / technical barges, oil lifting, offshore pipeline, standby, fire fighting, rescue, oil dispersion and other marine support services. It manages and manages approximately 130 vessels, including AHTS vessels, platform supply vessels and oilfield standby vessels. The Geophysical and Surveying Services segment provides offshore seismic acquisition, geo-surveying offshore, seismic data processing and interpretation as well as underwater technology. It owns five seismic vessels, a professional source vessel, two underwater pipelines, five integrated ships for marine vessels and two support vessels. China Oilfield Services Limited also issues bonds. The company is based in Beijing, China. China Oilfield Services Limited is a subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corporation.
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