Comparing of Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation (MGY) and Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:GDP)

Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE:MGY) and Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:GDP) are two firms in the Independent Oil & Gas that compete against each other. Below is a comparison of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation and Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation 1.04B 2.88 93.83M 1.64 7.79
Goodrich Petroleum Corporation 86.20M 1.92 1.75M -0.84 0.00

Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation and Goodrich Petroleum Corporation.


Table 2 shows the net margins, return on equity and return on assets of the two firms.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation 9.02% 0% 0%
Goodrich Petroleum Corporation 2.03% -14.7% -5.4%


Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation’s Current Ratio and Quick Ratio are 1.2 and 1.2 respectively. The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of its competitor Goodrich Petroleum Corporation are 0.3 and 0.3 respectively. Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation therefore has a better chance of paying off short and long-term obligations compared to Goodrich Petroleum Corporation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Roughly 0% of Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation shares are held by institutional investors while 96.1% of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation are owned by institutional investors. About 26.8% of Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation’s share are held by insiders. Insiders Competitively, held 11.9% of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation shares.


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)
Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation 2.16% 6.23% 4.07% -6.51% 31.45% 14.09%
Goodrich Petroleum Corporation -8.85% -11.92% -15.73% -12.24% 12.09% -10.74%

For the past year Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation has 14.09% stronger performance while Goodrich Petroleum Corporation has -10.74% weaker performance.


On 11 of the 11 factors Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation beats Goodrich Petroleum Corporation.

Magnolia Oil & Gas Corporation operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company. It has operations in South Texas in the core of the Eagle Ford. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Goodrich Petroleum Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas. It primarily holds interests in the Haynesville Shale Trend in northwest Louisiana and East Texas; Tuscaloosa Marine Shale Trend located in southwest Mississippi and southeast Louisiana; and the Eagle Ford Shale Trend situated in South Texas. The company owns interests in 156 producing oil and natural gas wells located in 39 fields in 8 states of the United States. As of December 31, 2016, it had estimated proved reserves of approximately 303 billion cubic feet equivalent, which included 286 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 2.8 million barrels of crude oil or other liquid hydrocarbons of oil and condensate. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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