Reviewing EnLink Midstream (ENLC) & The Competition

EnLink Midstream (NYSE: ENLC) is one of 49 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare EnLink Midstream to similar companies based on the strength of its valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

34.1% of EnLink Midstream shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.4% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.2% of EnLink Midstream shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares EnLink Midstream and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
EnLink Midstream $4.25 billion -$460.00 million 625.00
EnLink Midstream Competitors $4.88 billion $288.25 million 20.52

EnLink Midstream’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than EnLink Midstream. EnLink Midstream 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.


This table compares EnLink Midstream and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
EnLink Midstream 0.12% 0.15% 0.08%
EnLink Midstream Competitors 17.54% 89.17% 5.74%

Volatility & Risk

EnLink Midstream has a beta of 2.59, suggesting that its share price is 159% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, EnLink Midstream’s rivals have a beta of 1.32, suggesting that their average share price is 32% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for EnLink Midstream and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
EnLink Midstream 0 11 1 0 2.08
EnLink Midstream Competitors 383 1890 2467 88 2.47

EnLink Midstream presently has a consensus target price of $18.90, indicating a potential upside of 0.80%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies have a potential upside of 9.89%. Given EnLink Midstream’s rivals stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe EnLink Midstream has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.


EnLink Midstream pays an annual dividend of $1.02 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.4%. EnLink Midstream pays out 3,400.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. As a group, “Oil & Gas Transportation Services” companies pay a dividend yield of 6.0% and pay out 156.5% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. EnLink Midstream has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. EnLink Midstream lags its rivals as a dividend stock, given its lower dividend yield and higher payout ratio.


EnLink Midstream rivals beat EnLink Midstream on 13 of the 15 factors compared.

About EnLink Midstream

EnLink Midstream, LLC is an integrated midstream company. The Company’s assets consist of equity interests in EnLink Midstream Partners, LP (the Partnership) and EnLink Oklahoma Gas Processing, LP (EnLink Oklahoma T.O.). The Partnership is engaged in the gathering, transmission, processing and marketing of natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs), condensate and crude oil, as well as providing crude oil, condensate and brine services to producers. EnLink Oklahoma T.O., a partnership owned by the Partnership and the Company, is engaged in the gathering and processing of natural gas. The Partnership’s segments include Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Crude and Condensate, and Corporate. The Partnership connects the wells of producers in its market areas to its gathering systems, processes natural gas to remove NGLs, fractionates NGLs into purity products and markets those products for a fee, transports natural gas and provides natural gas to a range of markets.

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