CNX Resources Corporation (CNX)’s Financial Results Comparing With SilverBow Resources Inc. (NYSE:SBOW)

Both CNX Resources Corporation (NYSE:CNX) and SilverBow Resources Inc. (NYSE:SBOW) compete on a level playing field in the Independent Oil & Gas industry. We will evaluate their performance with regards to institutional ownership, profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
CNX Resources Corporation 1.75B 1.23 796.53M 3.63 3.03
SilverBow Resources Inc. 257.29M 0.92 74.61M 7.04 3.28

Table 1 demonstrates CNX Resources Corporation and SilverBow Resources Inc.’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. SilverBow Resources Inc. seems to has lower revenue, but higher earnings compared to CNX Resources Corporation. The company that is presently more affordable of the two stocks is the one that has a lower price-to-earnings ratio. CNX Resources Corporation?s current price-to-earnings ratio is lower than that of SilverBow Resources Inc., which means that it is the affordable of the two.


Table 2 demonstrates the net margins, return on assets and return on equity of CNX Resources Corporation and SilverBow Resources Inc.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CNX Resources Corporation 45.52% 18.4% 9.6%
SilverBow Resources Inc. 29.00% 23.8% 8.3%

Analyst Ratings

Ratings and Recommendations for CNX Resources Corporation and SilverBow Resources Inc. can be find in next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
CNX Resources Corporation 0 1 1 2.50
SilverBow Resources Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

CNX Resources Corporation?s average target price is $19, while its potential upside is 74.31%.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

Institutional investors owned 0% of CNX Resources Corporation shares and 91.7% of SilverBow Resources Inc. shares. About 1% of CNX Resources Corporation’s share are owned by insiders. Competitively, 2.5% are SilverBow Resources Inc.’s share owned by insiders.


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)
CNX Resources Corporation 3.48% -9.39% -19.65% -31.25% -33.05% -3.68%
SilverBow Resources Inc. 3.97% -5.14% -9.39% -24.22% -20.65% -2.45%

For the past year CNX Resources Corporation’s stock price has bigger decline than SilverBow Resources Inc.


CNX Resources Corporation beats on 9 of the 14 factors SilverBow Resources Inc.

CONSOL Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company in the United States and internationally. The company primarily operates through two divisions, Exploration and Production (E&P), and Pennsylvania (PA) Mining Operations. The E&P division produces pipeline quality natural gas primarily to gas wholesalers. This division owns rights to extract natural gas in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio from approximately 413,000 net Marcellus Shale acres; and 683,000 net acres of Utica Shale, as well as owns rights to extract coalbed methane (CBM) in Virginia from approximately 268,000 net CBM acres, which cover a portion of its coal reserves in Central Appalachia. It also owns rights to extract natural gas from shallow oil and gas positions in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, and New York from approximately 766,000 net acres; 95,000 net acres of Chattanooga Shale; and 503,000 net acres of Huron Shale potential in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia, as well as provides midstream gas services. The PA Mining Operations division engages in mining, preparation, and marketing of thermal coal primarily to power generators; and metallurgical coal. The company also provides energy services, including coal terminal services, water services, and land resource management services. CONSOL Energy Inc. was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

SilverBow Resources, Inc., an energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas from the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. As of December 31, 2016, it had estimated proved reserves of 124 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was formerly known as Swift Energy Company and changed its name to SilverBow Resources, Inc. in May 2017. SilverBow Resources, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.