Contrasting of Matador Resources Company (MTDR) and Mid-Con Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:MCEP)

Both Matador Resources Company (NYSE:MTDR) and Mid-Con Energy Partners LP (NASDAQ:MCEP) are Independent Oil & Gas companies, competing one another. We will contrast their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Matador Resources Company 771.69M 2.71 274.21M 2.40 7.48
Mid-Con Energy Partners LP 63.13M 0.41 22.50M -1.09 0.00

Table 1 highlights Matador Resources Company and Mid-Con Energy Partners LP’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.


Table 2 hightlights the return on assets, net margins and return on equity of the two companies.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Matador Resources Company 35.53% 12.7% 6.8%
Mid-Con Energy Partners LP -35.64% -47.5% -14.3%

Volatility & Risk

A 1.89 beta means Matador Resources Company’s volatility is 89.00% more than Standard & Poor’s 500’s volatility. Competitively, Mid-Con Energy Partners LP’s beta is 1.92 which is 92.00% more volatile than Standard & Poor’s 500.


The Current Ratio and a Quick Ratio of Matador Resources Company are 0.7 and 0.6. Competitively, Mid-Con Energy Partners LP has 0.6 and 0.6 for Current and Quick Ratio. Matador Resources Company’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Mid-Con Energy Partners LP.

Analyst Ratings

In next table is delivered Matador Resources Company and Mid-Con Energy Partners LP’s ratings and recommendations.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Matador Resources Company 0 1 2 2.67
Mid-Con Energy Partners LP 0 0 0 0.00

Matador Resources Company’s consensus target price is $28.33, while its potential upside is 57.65%.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Institutional investors held 96.3% of Matador Resources Company shares and 13.3% of Mid-Con Energy Partners LP shares. Insiders held 1.4% of Matador Resources Company shares. Insiders Competitively, held 3.7% of Mid-Con Energy Partners LP shares.


In this table we provide 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)
Matador Resources Company -4.56% -7.74% -20.85% -45.2% -37.66% 15.84%
Mid-Con Energy Partners LP 1.02% -8.42% -4.86% -36.78% -39.51% 18.32%

For the past year Matador Resources Company’s stock price has smaller growth than Mid-Con Energy Partners LP.


On 11 of the 12 factors Matador Resources Company beats Mid-Con Energy Partners LP.

Matador Resources Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, production, and acquisition of oil and natural gas resources in the United States. It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream. The company primarily holds interests in the Wolfcamp and Bone Spring plays in the Delaware Basin in Southeast New Mexico and West Texas; the Eagle Ford shale play in South Texas; and the Haynesville shale and Cotton Valley plays in Northwest Louisiana and East Texas. It also conducts midstream operations in support of the companyÂ’s exploration, development, and production operations, as well as provides natural gas processing, natural gas, oil, and salt water gathering services; and salt water disposal services to third parties. As of December 31, 2016, its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were 105.8 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 57 million stock tank barrels of oil and 292.6 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The company was formerly known as Matador Holdco, Inc. and changed its name to Matador Resources Company in August 2011. Matador Resources Company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP acquires, exploits, and develops producing oil and natural gas properties. Its properties are primarily located in the Mid-Continent and Permian Basin regions of the United States in principal areas, such as Southern Oklahoma, Northeastern Oklahoma, and Texas within the Eastern Shelf of the Permian. The company owns interests in 455 net producing wells, 134 net injection wells, and 40 net water supply or disposal wells. As of December 31, 2016, its total estimated proved reserves were approximately 19.2 million barrel of oil equivalent. Mid-Con Energy GP, LLC serves as the general partner of Mid-Con Energy Partners, LP. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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