Comparing Rosehill Resources (ROSE) and Its Rivals

Rosehill Resources (NASDAQ: ROSE) is one of 164 publicly-traded companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare Rosehill Resources to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

5.4% of Rosehill Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 57.5% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are held by institutional investors. 60.0% of Rosehill Resources shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 12.1% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Rosehill Resources and its rivals, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Rosehill Resources 0 0 3 0 3.00
Rosehill Resources Competitors 1598 6985 10454 333 2.49

Rosehill Resources currently has a consensus price target of $11.83, suggesting a potential upside of 49.41%. As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 6.22%. Given Rosehill Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Rosehill Resources is more favorable than its rivals.


This table compares Rosehill Resources and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Rosehill Resources 5.62% 69.29% 8.49%
Rosehill Resources Competitors -1.56% -5.91% 3.78%

Risk & Volatility

Rosehill Resources has a beta of 1.36, indicating that its share price is 36% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Rosehill Resources’ rivals have a beta of 0.65, indicating that their average share price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Rosehill Resources and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Rosehill Resources $76.24 million $6.86 million -49.50
Rosehill Resources Competitors $9.39 billion $428.35 million 29.72

Rosehill Resources’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than Rosehill Resources. Rosehill Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.


Rosehill Resources beats its rivals on 8 of the 13 factors compared.

About Rosehill Resources

Rosehill Resources Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 20 horizontal and 1 vertical wells in the Permian Basin; and 18 vertical and 21 horizontal wells in the Barnett Shale in the Fort Worth Basin. The company also holds working interests in approximately 4,789 net acres in the Delaware Basin properties, as well as 4,468 net acres in the Barnett Shale; and has identified 202 horizontal drilling locations, including 13 locations associated with proved undeveloped reserves. Rosehill Resources Inc. was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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