Head to Head Review: ERHC Energy (OTCMKTS:ERHE) & National Energy Services Reunited (OTCMKTS:NESR)

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ERHC Energy (OTCMKTS:ERHE) and National Energy Services Reunited (NASDAQ:NESR) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for ERHC Energy and National Energy Services Reunited, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ERHC Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A
National Energy Services Reunited 0 0 5 0 3.00

National Energy Services Reunited has a consensus price target of $15.75, suggesting a potential upside of 80.62%. Given National Energy Services Reunited’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe National Energy Services Reunited is more favorable than ERHC Energy.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

16.7% of National Energy Services Reunited shares are held by institutional investors. 4.9% of ERHC Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares ERHC Energy and National Energy Services Reunited’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ERHC Energy N/A N/A -$12.04 million N/A N/A
National Energy Services Reunited $485.62 million 1.56 $42.76 million N/A N/A

National Energy Services Reunited has higher revenue and earnings than ERHC Energy.

Risk & Volatility

ERHC Energy has a beta of -0.08, meaning that its stock price is 108% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, National Energy Services Reunited has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its stock price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares ERHC Energy and National Energy Services Reunited’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ERHC Energy N/A N/A N/A
National Energy Services Reunited 9.65% 10.65% 6.36%


National Energy Services Reunited beats ERHC Energy on 9 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

ERHC Energy Company Profile

ERHC Energy Inc. engages in the exploration and exploitation of oil and gas resources in Africa. Its principal assets include the rights to working interests in exploration acreage in the Republic of Kenya; the Republic of Chad; the Joint Development Zone between the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe; the Federal Republic of Nigeria; and the economic zone of Sao Tome. The company was founded in 1986 and is based in Houston, Texas.

National Energy Services Reunited Company Profile

National Energy Services Reunited Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides oilfield services to oil and gas companies in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions. It operates through Production Services, and Drilling and Evaluation Services segments. The Production Services segment offers coiled tubing services, such as nitrogen lifting, fishing, milling, clean-out, scale removal, and other well applications; primary and remedial cementing services; stimulation and pumping services; nitrogen services; and filtration services, as well as frac tanks and pumping units. This segment also provides artificial lift services; laboratory services; and surface and subsurface safety systems, high-pressure packer systems, flow controls, service tools, expandable liner technology, vacuum insulated tubing technology, and engineering capabilities with manufacturing capacity and testing facilities. In addition, the Production Services segment offers pipeline services, such as water filling and hydro testing, nitrogen purging, and de-gassing and pressure testing, as well as cutting/welding and cooling down piping/vessels systems; and production assurance chemicals. Its Drilling and Evaluation Services segment provides fishing and remedial solutions, rig services, and well testing services to measure solids, gas, and oil and water produced from a well; wireline logging services; drilling and workover rigs; turbines and directional drilling; drilling fluid systems and related technologies; slickline services for removal of scale, wax and sand build-up, setting plugs, changing out gas lift valves, and fishing and other well applications; and rents drilling tools, as well as sources, treats, and disposes water for oil and gas, municipal, and industrial use. National Energy Services Reunited Corp. was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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