Keane Group (FRAC) and The Competition Head-To-Head Analysis

Keane Group (NYSE: FRAC) is one of 31 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Keane Group to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

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This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Keane Group and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Keane Group 0 4 15 0 2.79
Keane Group Competitors 235 1137 1723 76 2.52

Keane Group presently has a consensus target price of $20.00, indicating a potential upside of 27.63%. As a group, “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 19.28%. Given Keane Group’s stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Keane Group is more favorable than its rivals.

Volatility and Risk

Keane Group has a beta of -0.39, meaning that its share price is 139% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Keane Group’s rivals have a beta of 1.31, meaning that their average share price is 31% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Keane Group and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Keane Group -2.30% 3.61% 1.78%
Keane Group Competitors -4.56% -0.25% -1.18%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

34.1% of Keane Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.5% of shares of all “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 15.8% of shares of all “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Keane Group and its rivals gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Keane Group $1.54 billion -$36.14 million 97.94
Keane Group Competitors $3.87 billion $114.07 million -5.38

Keane Group’s rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Keane Group. Keane Group 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.


Keane Group beats its rivals on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

About Keane Group

Keane Group, Inc. provides integrated well completion services primarily in the United States. Its principal service offerings include horizontal and vertical fracturing, wireline perforation and logging, and engineered solutions, as well as other value-added services. The company also provides cementing and drilling services; and engineering software and technical guidance for remedial cementing applications and acidizing. Its customers primarily include integrated and large independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies. The company has 26 hydraulic fracturing fleets, 31 wireline trucks, 24 cementing pumps, and other ancillary assets located in the Permian Basin, the Marcellus Shale/Utica Shale, the Eagle Ford Formation, the Bakken Formation, and other active oil and gas basins. Keane Group, Inc. was founded in 1973 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. Keane Group, Inc. is a subsidiary of Keane Investor Holdings LLC.

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