Analyzing American Noble Gas (OTCMKTS:IFNY) & Borr Drilling (NYSE:BORR)

Borr Drilling (NYSE:BORRGet Rating) and American Noble Gas (OTCMKTS:IFNYGet Rating) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation and institutional ownership.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for Borr Drilling and American Noble Gas, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Borr Drilling 0 0 2 0 3.00
American Noble Gas 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk & Volatility

Borr Drilling has a beta of 3.62, suggesting that its share price is 262% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Noble Gas has a beta of 1.65, suggesting that its share price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Borr Drilling and American Noble Gas’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Borr Drilling -89.65% -20.05% -5.56%
American Noble Gas N/A N/A -175.43%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

11.5% of American Noble Gas shares are held by institutional investors. 37.9% of American Noble Gas shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Borr Drilling and American Noble Gas’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Borr Drilling $245.30 million 2.33 -$193.00 million ($2.02) -1.86
American Noble Gas $80,000.00 36.98 -$1.60 million N/A N/A

American Noble Gas has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Borr Drilling.

Summary

American Noble Gas beats Borr Drilling on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Borr Drilling

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Borr Drilling Limited operates as an offshore drilling contractor to the oil and gas industry worldwide. It owns, contracts, and operates jack-up rigs for operations in shallow-water areas, including the provision of related equipment and work crews to conduct oil and gas drilling and workover operations for exploration and production. The company serves oil and gas exploration and production companies, such as integrated oil companies, state-owned national oil companies, and independent oil and gas companies. As of December 31, 2021, it operated a fleet of 23 jack-up drilling rigs. The company was formerly known as Magni Drilling Limited and changed its name to Borr Drilling Limited in December 2016. Borr Drilling Limited was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Hamilton, Bermuda.

About American Noble Gas

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American Noble Gas, Inc. focuses on the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas resources. It has an option to acquire oil and gas properties in central Kansas covering an area of approximately 11,000 acres. The company was formerly known as Infinity Energy Resources, Inc. and changed its name to American Noble Gas, Inc. in October 2021. The company was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Lenexa, Kansas.

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