Contrasting TotalEnergies (NYSE:TTE) & Gulfport Energy (OTCMKTS:GPORQ)

TotalEnergies ( NYSE:TTE – Get Free Report ) and Gulfport Energy ( OTCMKTS:GPORQ – Get Free Report ) are both major oil/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings, profitability, dividends and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is an overview of the current ratings and recommendations for TotalEnergies and Gulfport Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sales reviews Hold reviews Buy reviews Strong Buy Ratings Review score
Total Energies 0 6 0 0 2.00
Gulfport Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A

TotalEnergies currently has a consensus price target of $70.75, which suggests a potential downside of 1.80%. Given TotalEnergies’ higher likely upside, stock analysts clearly believe TotalEnergies is more favorable than Gulfport Energy.

Volatility and risk

TotalEnergies has a beta of 0.72, which suggests its stock price is 28% less volatile than the S&P 500. In comparison, Gulfport Energy has a beta of 5.5, which suggests its stock price is 450% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of TotalEnergies and Gulfport Energy.

Gross income Price/sales ratio Net income Profit per share Price/earnings ratio
Total Energies $218.95 billion 0.77 $21.38 billion $8.67 8.31
Gulfport Energy $866.54 million 28.63 -$1.63 billion ($6.86) -22.50

TotalEnergies has higher revenues and profits than Gulfport Energy. Gulfport Energy trades at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than TotalEnergies, indicating it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider and institutional ownership

13.2% of TotalEnergies shares are held by institutional investors. By comparison, 0.0% of Gulfport Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Gulfport Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares the net margins, return on equity, and return on assets of TotalEnergies and Gulfport Energy.

Net margins Return on equity Return on assets
Total Energies 9.19% 19.61% 8.08%
Gulfport Energy -144.45% -93.72% -3.48%


TotalEnergies beats Gulfport Energy on 9 of the 12 factors compared between the two stocks.

About TotalEnergies

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TotalEnergies SE, a multi-energy company, produces and sells oil and biofuels, natural gas, green gases, renewables and electricity in France, the rest of Europe, North America, Africa and internationally. It operates in five segments: Exploration & Production, Integrated LNG, Integrated Energy, Refining & Chemicals, and Marketing & Services. The Exploration & Production segment is involved in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas. The integrated LNG segment includes the integrated gas chain, including upstream and midstream liquefied natural gas (LNG) activities, as well as biogas, hydrogen and gas trading activities. The Integrated Power segment includes the generation, storage, electricity trading and B2B-B2C distribution of gas and electricity. The Refining & Chemicals segment consists of refining, petrochemicals and specialty chemicals. This segment also includes oil supply, trading and shipping activities. The Marketing & Services segment supplies and markets petroleum products. The company was previously called TOTAL SE and changed its name to TotalEnergies SE in June 2021. TotalEnergies SE was founded in 1924 and is headquartered in Courbevoie, France.

About Gulfport Energy

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Gulfport Energy Corporation is engaged in the exploration, development, acquisition and production of natural gas, crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. Key properties include Utica Shale with approximately 205,000 net reservoir acres located primarily in eastern Ohio; and SCOOP with approximately 76,000 net reservoir acres located primarily in Oklahoma. As of December 31, 2020, the country had 2.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent in proven reserves; proven undeveloped reserves of 7 MMbbl of oil; and 923 Bcf natural gas and 16 MMbbl NGL. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. On November 13, 2020, Gulfport Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 reorganization in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

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