Head-To-Head Contrast: Carbon Energy (OTCMKTS:CRBOD) & Devon Energy (NYSE:DVN)

Carbon Energy (OTCMKTS:CRBODGet Free Report) and Devon Energy (NYSE:DVNGet Free Report) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and analyst recommendations.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

10.5% of Carbon Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.3% of Devon Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.1% of Carbon Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Devon Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Carbon Energy and Devon Energy, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Carbon Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A
Devon Energy 0 4 11 0 2.73

Devon Energy has a consensus target price of $55.38, suggesting a potential upside of 14.48%. Given Devon Energy’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Devon Energy is more favorable than Carbon Energy.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Carbon Energy and Devon Energy’s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Carbon Energy $116.63 million 0.00 $1.10 million N/A N/A
Devon Energy $15.26 billion 2.01 $3.75 billion $5.83 8.30

Devon Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Carbon Energy.

Profitability

This table compares Carbon Energy and Devon Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Carbon Energy -38.38% -8.44% -2.43%
Devon Energy 24.56% 31.72% 15.36%

Risk and Volatility

Carbon Energy has a beta of 0.15, meaning that its share price is 85% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Devon Energy has a beta of 2.18, meaning that its share price is 118% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Devon Energy beats Carbon Energy on 10 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Carbon Energy

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Carbon Energy Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids properties in the United States. It focuses on conventional and unconventional reservoirs, including shale, tight sand, and coalbed methane located in the Appalachian, Illinois, and Ventura Basins. As of December 31, 2018, it owned working interests in 7,100 net wells and royalty interests in approximately 900 wells located in California, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, as well as had leasehold positions in approximately 340,700 net developed acres and approximately 1,319,200 net undeveloped acres. The company was formerly known as Carbon Natural Gas Company and changed its name to Carbon Energy Corporation in June 2018. Carbon Energy Corporation was founded in 2007 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

About Devon Energy

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Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the United States. It operates in Delaware, Anadarko, Williston, Eagle Ford, and Powder River Basin. The company was incorporated in 1971 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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