Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (ARLP)’s Financial Results Comparing With Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP)

This is a contrast between Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) and Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP) based on their risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and valuation. The two companies are Industrial Metals & Minerals and they also compete with each other.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Alliance Resource Partners L.P. 2.00B 1.23 358.29M 2.96 6.60
Hi-Crush Partners LP 842.84M 0.50 133.13M 2.10 2.15

Table 1 demonstrates Alliance Resource Partners L.P. and Hi-Crush Partners LP’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Hi-Crush Partners LP has lower revenue and earnings than Alliance Resource Partners L.P. The business that is currently more expensive of the two stocks is the one that has a higher price-to-earnings ratio. Alliance Resource Partners L.P.’s shares have been trading at higher price-to-earnings ratio which means it is currently more expensive than Hi-Crush Partners LP.

Profitability

Table 2 represents Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:ARLP) and Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP)’s net margins, return on assets and return on equity.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Alliance Resource Partners L.P. 17.91% 32% 17.3%
Hi-Crush Partners LP 15.80% 24.8% 16.8%

Volatility & Risk

A beta of 0.79 shows that Alliance Resource Partners L.P. is 21.00% less volatile than S&P 500. In other hand, Hi-Crush Partners LP has beta of 1.53 which is 53.00% more volatile than S&P 500.

Liquidity

The current Quick Ratio of Alliance Resource Partners L.P. is 0.8 while its Current Ratio is 1.1. Meanwhile, Hi-Crush Partners LP has a Current Ratio of 2.7 while its Quick Ratio is 2.2. Hi-Crush Partners LP is better positioned to pay off its short-term and long-term debts than Alliance Resource Partners L.P.

Dividends

The annual dividend that Alliance Resource Partners L.P. pay is $2.09 per share with a dividend yield of 10.93%. On the other side Hi-Crush Partners LP pays an annual dividend of $1.2 per share. It’s dividend yield is 28.99%.

Analyst Ratings

In next table is delivered Alliance Resource Partners L.P. and Hi-Crush Partners LP’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Alliance Resource Partners L.P. 0 0 0 0.00
Hi-Crush Partners LP 3 3 0 2.50

On the other hand, Hi-Crush Partners LP’s potential upside is 32.53% and its average price target is $5.5.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Roughly 32.8% of Alliance Resource Partners L.P. shares are owned by institutional investors while 13.9% of Hi-Crush Partners LP are owned by institutional investors. Alliance Resource Partners L.P.’s share owned by insiders are 16.6%. On the other hand, insiders owned about 1.4% of Hi-Crush Partners LP’s shares.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Alliance Resource Partners L.P. -0.61% 0.26% -1.61% -1.86% 9.41% -0.86%
Hi-Crush Partners LP -23.04% -27.38% -63.03% -64.21% -55.35% -57.85%

For the past year Alliance Resource Partners L.P. has stronger performance than Hi-Crush Partners LP

Summary

Alliance Resource Partners L.P. beats on 15 of the 16 factors Hi-Crush Partners LP.

Hi-Crush Partners LP produces, transports, markets, and distributes monocrystalline sand in the United States. The monocrystalline sand is a mineral that is used as a proppant to enhance the recovery rates of hydrocarbons from oil and natural gas wells. It owns, operates, and develops sand reserves, and excavation and processing facilities, which include 1,447-acre facility with integrated rail infrastructure, located near Independence, Wisconsin, and Whitehall, Wisconsin; 971-acre facility with integrated rail infrastructure, located in Wyeville, Wisconsin; the Augusta facility situated in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin; and the Blair facility. The company offers raw frac sand used in hydraulic fracturing operations for oil and natural gas wells. It primarily serves pressure pumping service providers. Hi-Crush GP LLC operates as the general partner of the company. Hi-Crush Partners LP was founded in 2012 and is based in Houston, Texas.