Head-To-Head Survey: Halliburton (HAL) vs. Mammoth Energy Services (TUSK)

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) and Mammoth Energy Services (NASDAQ:TUSK) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends and risk.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

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80.3% of Halliburton shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 71.2% of Mammoth Energy Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of Halliburton shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.0% of Mammoth Energy Services shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Halliburton pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. Mammoth Energy Services does not pay a dividend. Halliburton pays out 59.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Halliburton and Mammoth Energy Services’ top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Halliburton $20.62 billion 2.20 -$463.00 million $1.22 42.59
Mammoth Energy Services $691.50 million 2.08 $58.96 million $1.42 22.66

Mammoth Energy Services has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Halliburton. Mammoth Energy Services is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Halliburton, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Halliburton has a beta of 1.06, meaning that its stock price is 6% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mammoth Energy Services has a beta of 0.27, meaning that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Halliburton and Mammoth Energy Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Halliburton -2.25% 11.95% 4.20%
Mammoth Energy Services 8.54% 14.30% 9.44%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Halliburton and Mammoth Energy Services, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Halliburton 0 4 20 0 2.83
Mammoth Energy Services 0 2 7 0 2.78

Halliburton presently has a consensus target price of $58.81, indicating a potential upside of 13.18%. Mammoth Energy Services has a consensus target price of $32.14, indicating a potential downside of 0.12%. Given Halliburton’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Halliburton is more favorable than Mammoth Energy Services.

Summary

Halliburton beats Mammoth Energy Services on 10 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Halliburton Company Profile

Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products to oil and natural gas companies worldwide. The company's Completion and Production segment offers production enhancement services, including stimulation and sand control services; and cementing services, such as bonding the well, well casing, and casing equipment. It also provides completion tools that offer downhole solutions and services, including well completion products and services, intelligent well completions, liner hanger systems, sand control systems, and service tools; production solutions comprising coiled tubing, hydraulic workover units, and downhole tools; and pipeline and process services, such as pre-commissioning, commissioning, maintenance, and decommissioning. In addition, this segment offers oilfield production and completion chemicals and services; and electrical submersible pumps and progressive cavity pumps, as well as artificial lift services to enhance reservoir and wellbore recovery. The company's Drilling and Evaluation segment provides drilling fluid systems, performance additives, completion fluids, solids control, specialized testing equipment, and waste management services; and drilling systems and services. It also offers wireline and perforating services, including open-hole logging, and cased-hole and slickline; and drill bits and services comprising roller cone rock bits, fixed cutter bits, hole enlargement, and related downhole tools and services, as well as coring equipment and services. In addition, this segment provides integrated exploration, drilling, and production software, as well as related professional and data management services; testing and subsea services, such as acquisition and analysis of reservoir information and optimization solutions; and project management, consulting, integrated asset management, and well control and prevention services. Halliburton Company was founded in 1919 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Mammoth Energy Services Company Profile

Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. operates as an integrated oilfield service company. The company operates in four segments: Pressure Pumping Services, Infrastructure Services, Natural Sand Proppant Services, and Contract Land and Directional Drilling Services. The Pressure Pumping Services segment provides high-pressure hydraulic fracturing services to enhance the production of oil and natural gas from formations having low permeability. The Infrastructure Services segment offers a range of services on electric transmission and distribution networks, and substation facilities, which include the construction, upgrade, maintenance, and repair of high voltage transmission lines, substations, and lower voltage overhead and underground distribution systems; storm repair and restoration services; and commercial services comprising installation, maintenance, and repair of commercial wiring. The Natural Sand Proppant Services segment is involved in mining, processing, and selling proppant for hydraulic fracturing; buying processed sand from suppliers on the spot market and reselling that sand; and providing logistics solutions to facilitate delivery of frac sand products. The Contract Land and Directional Drilling Services segment offers drilling rigs and crews for operators, as well as rental equipment, such as mud motors and operational tools for vertical and horizontal drilling. The company also other energy services, including coil tubing, pressure control, flowback, cementing, and remote accommodation services. Mammoth Energy Services, Inc. serves companies engaged in the exploration and development of North American onshore unconventional oil and natural gas reserves, government-funded utilities, private and public investor owned utilities, and co-operative utilities. The company was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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