Dril-Quip (DRQ) and Its Rivals Critical Analysis

Dril-Quip (NYSE: DRQ) is one of 14 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & gas field machinery” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Dril-Quip to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Dril-Quip and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenueNet IncomePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dril-Quip$455.47 million-$100.63 million183.65
Dril-Quip Competitors$3.65 billion-$224.01 million17.92

Dril-Quip’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Dril-Quip. Dril-Quip is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Dril-Quip and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Dril-Quip-22.10%0.56%0.53%
Dril-Quip Competitors-7.81%-9.68%-0.43%

Volatility and Risk

Dril-Quip has a beta of 0.76, meaning that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Dril-Quip’s rivals have a beta of 0.97, meaning that their average share price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

74.4% of shares of all “Oil & gas field machinery” companies are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Dril-Quip shares are owned....

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