EV Energy Partners (EVEP) and HighPoint Resources (HPR) Head to Head Analysis

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EV Energy Partners (NASDAQ: EVEP) and HighPoint Resources (NYSE:HPR) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for EV Energy Partners and HighPoint Resources, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EV Energy Partners 0 0 0 0 N/A
HighPoint Resources 0 0 4 0 3.00

HighPoint Resources has a consensus target price of $9.33, indicating a potential upside of 84.09%. Given HighPoint Resources’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe HighPoint Resources is more favorable than EV Energy Partners.

Risk & Volatility

EV Energy Partners has a beta of 2.86, suggesting that its stock price is 186% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HighPoint Resources has a beta of 3.32, suggesting that its stock price is 232% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

8.9% of EV Energy Partners shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.1% of HighPoint Resources shares are held by institutional investors. 10.2% of EV Energy Partners shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 2.7% of HighPoint Resources shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares EV Energy Partners and HighPoint Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EV Energy Partners -59.46% -13.03% -5.88%
HighPoint Resources -52.13% -1.73% -0.80%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares EV Energy Partners and HighPoint Resources’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
EV Energy Partners $225.69 million 0.03 -$134.20 million N/A N/A
HighPoint Resources $252.84 million 4.25 -$138.22 million ($0.38) -13.34

EV Energy Partners has higher earnings, but lower revenue than HighPoint Resources.

Summary

HighPoint Resources beats EV Energy Partners on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

EV Energy Partners Company Profile

EV Energy Partners, L.P. engages in the acquisition, development, and production of oil and natural gas properties in the United States. Its properties are located in the Barnett Shale; the San Juan Basin; the Appalachian Basin; Michigan; Central Texas; the Monroe Field in Northern Louisiana; the Mid?Continent areas in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, and Louisiana; and the Permian Basin. As of December 31, 2016, the company had estimated net proved reserves of 12.6 million barrels of oil; 575.3 billion cubic feet of natural gas; and 33.4 million barrels of natural gas liquids. EV Energy GP, L.P. serves as the general partner of EV Energy Partners, L.P. EV Energy Partners, L.P. was founded in 2006 and is based in Houston, Texas. On April 2, 2018, EV Energy Partners, L.P., along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

HighPoint Resources Company Profile

HighPoint Resources Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas resources in the United States. It primarily holds interests in the Northeast Wattenberg and Hereford fields of the Denver Julesburg basin located in the eastern plains of Colorado and parts of southeastern Wyoming. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

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