MV Oil Trust (MVO) and Eclipse Resources Corporation (NYSE:ECR) Contrasting side by side

We will be comparing the differences between MV Oil Trust (NYSE:MVO) and Eclipse Resources Corporation (NYSE:ECR) as far as profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation are concerned. The two businesses are rivals in the Independent Oil & Gas industry.

Earnings & Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
MV Oil Trust 17.15M 5.71 16.33M 1.13 7.13
Eclipse Resources Corporation N/A 0.00 N/A -0.11 0.00

Table 1 shows gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation of the two companies.


Table 2 provides us the return on assets, return on equity and net margins of both businesses.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
MV Oil Trust 95.22% 80.6% 80.6%
Eclipse Resources Corporation 0.00% -4.9% -2.3%

Volatility and Risk

MV Oil Trust is 45.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 due to its 0.55 beta. Eclipse Resources Corporation’s 103.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500 which is a result of the 2.03 beta.


$1.51 per share with a dividend yield of 18.13% is the annual dividend that MV Oil Trust pay. Eclipse Resources Corporation does not offer a dividend.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

Institutional investors held 9.8% of MV Oil Trust shares and 78.1% of Eclipse Resources Corporation shares. About 25% of MV Oil Trust’s share are held by insiders. Insiders Comparatively, held 12.9% of Eclipse Resources Corporation shares.


In this table we show 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)
MV Oil Trust 0.13% 14.16% -1.1% -20.51% 7.04% 15.14%
Eclipse Resources Corporation 4.46% 2.63% 5.41% -21.48% -31.58% 11.43%

For the past year MV Oil Trust’s stock price has bigger growth than Eclipse Resources Corporation.


MV Oil Trust beats Eclipse Resources Corporation on 10 of the 11 factors.

MV Oil Trust acquires and holds net profits interests in the oil and natural gas properties of MV Partners, LLC. Its properties comprise approximately 1,000 producing oil and gas wells, located in the Mid-Continent region in the states of Kansas and Colorado. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Austin, Texas.

Eclipse Resources Corporation, an independent exploration and production company, acquires and develops oil and natural gas properties in the Appalachian Basin. The company owns interests in the Utica Shale and Marcellus Shale areas. As of December 31, 2016, it had an acreage position approximating 199,000 net acres in Eastern Ohio. The companyÂ’s estimated proved reserves consisted of 469.4 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. Eclipse Resources Corporation was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in State College, Pennsylvania.

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