Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (CRT) and Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) Comparing side by side

Both Cross Timbers Royalty Trust (NYSE:CRT) and Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) compete on a level playing field in the Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration industry. We will evaluate their performance with regards to institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust 8.57M 8.43 7.97M 1.33 10.51
Nabors Industries Ltd. 2.98B 0.37 572.25M -1.36 0.00

Table 1 shows top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of the two companies.


Table 2 shows the return on assets, return on equity and net margins of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust 93.00% 88.4% 74.9%
Nabors Industries Ltd. -19.20% -20.9% -7.3%

Volatility & Risk

Cross Timbers Royalty Trust has a beta of 0.48 and its 52.00% less volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500. Competitively, Nabors Industries Ltd.’s beta is 1.65 which is 65.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.


Cross Timbers Royalty Trust pays out a $1.33 per share dividend on a yearly basis and it also offers 11.13% dividend yield. On the other side Nabors Industries Ltd. pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share. It’s dividend yield is 8.25%.

Analyst Recommendations

Recommendations and Ratings for Cross Timbers Royalty Trust and Nabors Industries Ltd. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust 0 0 0 0.00
Nabors Industries Ltd. 1 4 1 2.17

Meanwhile, Nabors Industries Ltd.’s consensus target price is $8, while its potential upside is 162.30%.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Roughly 13.6% of Cross Timbers Royalty Trust shares are owned by institutional investors while 90.5% of Nabors Industries Ltd. are owned by institutional investors. About 1% of Cross Timbers Royalty Trust’s share are owned by insiders. Comparatively, Nabors Industries Ltd. has 1.7% of it’s share owned by insiders.


In this table we show 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)
Cross Timbers Royalty Trust -2.72% -6.93% -3.86% 0.43% -3.32% -4.95%
Nabors Industries Ltd. -14.24% -49.17% -52.16% -61.85% -54.44% -59.44%

For the past year Cross Timbers Royalty Trust was less bearish than Nabors Industries Ltd.


Cross Timbers Royalty Trust beats Nabors Industries Ltd. on 11 of the 14 factors.

Nabors Industries Ltd. provides drilling and rig services. The company offers equipment manufacturing, rig instrumentation, optimization software, and directional drilling services; and It provides patented steering systems and rig instrumentation software systems, including ROCKIT directional drilling system that provides data collection services to oil and gas exploration and service companies; REVit control system, a stick slip mitigation system; RIGWATCH software, which monitors a rigÂ’s real-time performance and offers daily reporting for drilling operations; and DRILLSMART software that allows the drilling system to adapt to operating parameters and drilling conditions. The company also provides measurement while drilling systems and services; manufactures and sells top drives, catwalks, wrenches, draw works, and other drilling related equipment; and offers well-site services, such as engineering, transportation and disposal, construction, maintenance, well logging, directional drilling, data collection, and other support services. As of December 31, 2016, it marketed approximately 400 rigs for land-based drilling operations in the United States, Canada, and approximately 20 other countries worldwide; 41 rigs for offshore drilling operations in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda.