Reviewing Phillips 66 (PSX)’s and Ferrellgas Partners L.P. (NYSE:FGP)’s results

We are contrasting Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) and Ferrellgas Partners L.P. (NYSE:FGP) on their dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings and valuation. They both are Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing companies, competing one another.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Phillips 66 111.52B 0.39 5.59B 7.92 11.21
Ferrellgas Partners L.P. 1.97B 0.06 261.04M -2.69 0.00

We can see in table 1 the earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation of Phillips 66 and Ferrellgas Partners L.P.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of both companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Phillips 66 5.01% 28.2% 12.1%
Ferrellgas Partners L.P. -13.25% 30.1% -17.6%

Volatility & Risk

A beta of 0.9 shows that Phillips 66 is 10.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Ferrellgas Partners L.P. on the other hand, has 0.81 beta which makes it 19.00% less volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.

Liquidity

Phillips 66’s Current Ratio is 1.3 while its Quick Ratio is 0.8. On the competitive side is, Ferrellgas Partners L.P. which has a 1 Current Ratio and a 0.7 Quick Ratio. Phillips 66 is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to Ferrellgas Partners L.P.

Dividends

$3.1 per share with a dividend yield of 3.3% is the annual dividend that Phillips 66 pay. Ferrellgas Partners L.P. also pays out annual dividends at $0.4 per share and at a 34.19% dividend yield.

Analyst Ratings

Phillips 66 and Ferrellgas Partners L.P. Recommendations and Ratings are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Phillips 66 0 3 6 2.67
Ferrellgas Partners L.P. 0 0 0 0.00

Phillips 66 has a 31.39% upside potential and a consensus price target of $126.29.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Institutional investors owned 71.3% of Phillips 66 shares and 4.9% of Ferrellgas Partners L.P. shares. Insiders owned roughly 0.1% of Phillips 66’s shares. On the other hand, insiders owned about 28.5% of Ferrellgas Partners L.P.’s shares.

Performance

In this table we provide 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)
Phillips 66 -5% -13.85% -22.04% -24.08% -9.22% -12.17%
Ferrellgas Partners L.P. -5.17% -36.05% -61.94% -67.36% -75.34% -74.3%

For the past year Phillips 66 has stronger performance than Ferrellgas Partners L.P.

Summary

Phillips 66 beats Ferrellgas Partners L.P. on 13 of the 14 factors.

Phillips 66 operates as an energy manufacturing and logistics company. It operates through four segments: Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties (M&S). The Midstream segment gathers, processes, transports, and markets natural gas; transports, stores, fractionates, and markets natural gas liquids in the United States; and stores, refrigerates, and exports liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) primarily to Asia and Europe. This segment also transports crude oil and other feedstocks to its refineries and other locations, as well as delivers refined and specialty products, and provides terminaling and storage services for crude oil and petroleum products. The Chemicals segment manufactures and markets ethylene and other olefin products; aromatics and styrenics products, such as benzene, styrene, paraxylene, and cyclohexane, as well as polystyrene and styrene-butadiene copolymers; and various specialty chemical products, including organosulfur chemicals, solvents, catalysts, drilling chemicals, and mining chemicals. The Refining segment buys, sells, and refines crude oil and other feedstocks into petroleum products comprising gasolines, distillates, and aviation fuels at 13 refineries primarily in the United States and Europe. The M&S segment purchases for resale and markets refined petroleum products consisting of gasolines, distillates, and aviation fuels primarily in the United States and Europe. It also manufactures and sells specialty products, such as petroleum coke products, waxes, solvents, and polypropylene. In addition, this segment generates electricity and provides merchant power into the Texas market. Phillips 66 was founded in 1875 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. distributes and sells propane and related equipment and supplies primarily in the United States. It operates in two segments: Propane Operations and Related Equipment Sales, and Midstream Operations. The company transports propane to propane distribution locations, tanks on customersÂ’ premises, or to portable propane tanks delivered to retailers. It conducts its portable tank exchange operations under the Blue Rhino brand name through a network of independent and partnership-owned distribution outlets. The companyÂ’s propane is primarily used for space heating, water heating, cooking, outdoor cooking using gas grills, crop drying, irrigation, weed control, and other propane fueled appliances; as an engine fuel for combustion engine vehicles and forklifts; and as a heating or energy source in manufacturing and drying processes. It serves residential, industrial/commercial, portable tank exchange, agricultural, wholesale, and other customers in 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. As of July 31, 2017, it operated 61 service centers and 789 propane distribution locations. The company is also involved in the sale of refined fuels; provision of common carrier services; retail sale of propane appliances and related parts and fittings, as well as other retail propane related services and consumer products; sale of gas grills, grilling tools and accessories, patio heaters, fireplace and garden accessories, mosquito traps, and other outdoor products; and treatment and disposal of salt water generated from crude oil production, as well as in the sale of crude oil. In addition, it operates salt water disposal wells in the Eagle Ford shale region of south Texas; and provides crude oil transportation and logistics services under the Bridger Logistics brand name. Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas.