TransCoastal (OTCMKTS:TCEC) vs. Matador Resources (OTCMKTS:MTDR) Head to Head Survey

TransCoastal (OTCMKTS:TCEC) and Matador Resources (NYSE:MTDR) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, profitability, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and dividends.


This table compares TransCoastal and Matador Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
TransCoastal N/A N/A N/A
Matador Resources 20.35% 7.51% 3.73%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares TransCoastal and Matador Resources’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
TransCoastal N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Matador Resources $899.60 million 2.25 $274.21 million $1.62 10.70

Matador Resources has higher revenue and earnings than TransCoastal.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for TransCoastal and Matador Resources, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
TransCoastal 0 0 0 0 N/A
Matador Resources 0 1 10 0 2.91

Matador Resources has a consensus price target of $24.82, indicating a potential upside of 43.21%. Given Matador Resources’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Matador Resources is more favorable than TransCoastal.

Volatility & Risk

TransCoastal has a beta of -1.38, suggesting that its stock price is 238% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Matador Resources has a beta of 2.15, suggesting that its stock price is 115% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Matador Resources beats TransCoastal on 7 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

TransCoastal Company Profile

TransCoastal Corporation, an energy development company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas properties. It holds interests in approximately 100 acquired or divested wells; and 200 undeveloped locations covering an area of approximately 6000 acres of leased oil and gas property located primarily in the panhandle area of west Texas. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

Matador Resources Company Profile

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. It also operates the Eagle Ford shale play in South Texas; and the Haynesville shale and Cotton Valley plays in Northwest Louisiana and East Texas. In addition, the company conducts midstream operations in support of its exploration, development, and production operations; provides natural gas processing and oil transportation services; and offers oil, natural gas, and salt water gathering services, as well as salt water disposal services to third parties. As of December 31, 2018, its estimated total proved oil and natural gas reserves were 215.3 million barrels of oil equivalent, including 123.4 million stock tank barrels of oil and 551.5 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.

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