Reviewing WildHorse Resource Development Corporation (WRD)’s and Roan Resources Inc. (NYSE:ROAN)’s results

Since WildHorse Resource Development Corporation (NYSE:WRD) and Roan Resources Inc. (NYSE:ROAN) are part of the Independent Oil & Gas industry, they are influenced by contrast. The influences particularly affect the risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation of both companies.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
WildHorse Resource Development Corporation N/A 0.00 N/A -1.81 0.00
Roan Resources Inc. 366.92M 4.21 299.30M -0.93 0.00

Demonstrates WildHorse Resource Development Corporation and Roan Resources Inc. earnings per share, gross revenue and valuation.

Profitability

Table 2 hightlights the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
WildHorse Resource Development Corporation 0.00% -12.9% -4.8%
Roan Resources Inc. -81.57% -12.9% -9.6%

Liquidity

WildHorse Resource Development Corporation’s Current Ratio and Quick Ratio are 0.3 and 0.3 respectively. The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of its competitor Roan Resources Inc. are 0.6 and 0.6 respectively. Roan Resources Inc. therefore has a better chance of paying off short and long-term obligations compared to WildHorse Resource Development Corporation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

Roughly 0% of WildHorse Resource Development Corporation shares are owned by institutional investors while 30.1% of Roan Resources Inc. are owned by institutional investors. Insiders owned 1% of WildHorse Resource Development Corporation shares. On the other hand, insiders owned about 50% of Roan Resources Inc.’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)
WildHorse Resource Development Corporation -7.74% -24.12% -10.92% -37.86% 0.65% -7.39%
Roan Resources Inc. -3.4% -39.76% -39.46% -44.35% -41.75% -45.87%

For the past year WildHorse Resource Development Corporation’s stock price has smaller decline than Roan Resources Inc.

WildHorse Resource Development Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, exploitation, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquid resources. The company primarily holds interests in the Eagle Ford Shale in Southeast Texas and the overpressured Cotton Valley formation in North Louisiana. As of December 31, 2016, it had a total leasehold position of approximately 262,742 net acres in the Eagle Ford Shale and 108,456 net acres in overpressured Cotton Valley formation, as well as 152.5 million barrels of oil equivalent of total proved reserves. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Roan Resources, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of unconventional oil and natural gas reserves. It holds interests in various assets that cover approximately 150,000 net acres located in Merge, SCOOP, and STACK plays of the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma. The company is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Roan Resources, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Roan Holdings, LLC.