Top Energy Stocks To Invest In 2022

Lekoil (OTCMKTS:LEKOF) and Kimbell Royalty Partners (NYSE:KRP) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

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25.0% of Kimbell Royalty Partners shares are held by institutional investors. 14.2% of Kimbell Royalty Partners shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Lekoil and Kimbell Royalty Partners’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Lekoil $48.03 million 0.10 -$11.58 million N/A N/A
Kimbell Royalty Partners $90.48 million 8.16 -$159.45 million $0.91 13.41

Lekoil has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Kimbell Royalty Partners.

Top Energy Stocks To Invest In 2022: NIC Inc.(EGOV)

NIC Inc., incorporated on June 8, 1990, is a provider of digital government services that help governments use technology. The Company operates through Outsourced Portals segment. The Other Software & Services category includes its subsidiaries that provide software development and services, other than outsourced portal services, to state and local governments, as well as federal agencies. The Company offers its services through two channels: primary outsourced portal businesses, and software & services businesses. In its primary outsourced portal businesses, it enters into long-term contracts with state and local governments to design, build, and operate Internet-based, enterprise-wide portals on their behalf. These portals consist of Websites and applications that the Company has built to allow businesses and citizens to access government information online and secure transactions, such as applying for a permit, retrieving government records, or filing a government-mandated form or report. The business model supports its long-term contracts is a self-funded model. Its self-funded business model is one where it absorbs the costs to build the portal’s technical infrastructure and develop digital government services. After a service has launched, the Company and its government partners share a portion of the fees generated from the online transactions, which are paid by the end users of the service.

The Company’s outsourced portal businesses include Internet Graphics Server (IGS) transaction-based, driver history record (DHR) transaction-based, Portal software development and services, Portal management. Its IGS transaction-based are transaction fees from government services, referred to as IGS; fees from sources other than digital access to motor vehicle DHRs, for transactions conducted by business users and consumer users through its portals and are generally recurring. For a representative listing of the IGS applications it offers through its portals, refer to Part I, Item 1 in this For! m 10-K. Its DHR transaction-based are transaction fees from DHRs, referred to as DHR; fees for providing digital access to motor vehicle DHRs from its state portals to data resellers, insurance companies, and other pre-authorized customers on behalf of its state partners, and are generally recurring.

The Company’s Portal software development and services category derives revenues from the performance of application development projects and other time and materials services for its government partners. Its Portal management category derives revenues from the performance of fixed fee portal management services for its current government partner in the state of Indiana and former government partners in the states of Delaware and Arizona and are generally recurring.

The Company competes with CGI, Unisys, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM Corp., Accenture, Ltd., ACI Worldwide, Inc., Link2Gov Corp, Accela, FAST Enterprises, PCC Technology Group, Active Network and Brandt Information Services.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Brian Feroldi]

    NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV), a provider of specialty software services primarily focused on government agencies, reported its fourth-quarter results last week. Revenue and net income both took a step back during the quarter due to the loss of revenue from its largest customer.

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  • [By Brian Feroldi]

    NIC (NASDAQ:EGOV), a leading provider of digital government services, reported its second-quarter results on Aug. 1. Increased usage of the company’s services helped drive modest revenue growth during the quarter. Management took full advantage of the increased scale, which drove a 31% gain on the bottom line.

Top Energy Stocks To Invest In 2022: Wheels Up Experience Inc.(UP)

Wheels Up Experience Inc. provides private aviation services primarily in the United States. The company offers a suite of products and services, which include multi-tiered membership programs, on-demand flights across various private aircraft cabin categories, aircraft management, retail and wholesale charter, whole aircraft acquisitions and sales, corporate flight solutions, special missions, signature events and experiences, and commercial travel. It operates a fleet of approximately 1,500 owned, leased, managed and third-party aircraft. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Top Energy Stocks To Invest In 2022: Nuveen Tax-Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund(JTA)

Nuveen Tax-Advantaged Total Return Strategy Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s investments in dividend-paying common or preferred stocks are managed by NWQ Investment Management Company, LLC (NWQ), while the Fund’s investments in senior corporate loans and other debt instruments are managed by Symphony Asset Management, LLC (Symphony). The Fund invests primarily in a portfolio of dividend-paying common stocks, which at the time of investment are eligible to pay dividends that qualify for favorable federal income taxation at rates applicable to long-term capital gains (tax-advantaged dividends). The Fund will also invest to a more limited extent in preferred securities that are eligible to pay tax-advantaged dividends, as well as senior loans (both secured and unsecured), domestic corporate bonds, notes and debentures, convertible debt securities, and other similar types of corporate instruments, including high-yield debt securities that are not eligible to pay tax-advantaged dividends.

For the equity portion of the Fund’s portfolio, it focused on identifying undervalued companies that possessed favorable risk/reward characteristics, as well as emerging catalysts. During the year ended December 31, 2005, the Fund took new common stock positions in POSCO, Merck & Co Inc., and Energias de Portugal S.A. In addition to owning preferred stocks, the Fund has issued its own preferred shares, called FundPreferred, and entered into a series of short-term borrowing arrangements. Senior Loans in which the Fund invests generally pay interest at rates which are periodically adjusted by reference to a base short-term, floating lending rate plus an assigned fixed rate. Senior Loans in the Fund’s portfolio generally are subject to mandatory and/or optional prepayment.

Advisors’ Opinion:

  • [By Max Byerly]

    Wells Fargo & Company MN decreased its holdings in Nuveen Tax Advantaged Total Re (NYSE:JTA) by 48.2% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 10,813 shares of the investment management company’s stock after selling 10,055 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN owned approximately 0.08% of Nuveen Tax Advantaged Total Re worth $150,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

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