Head-to-head survey: TotalEnergies (NYSE:TTE) and Halcon Resources (OTCMKTS:HKRSQ)


TotalEnergies (NYSE: TTE – Get Rating) and Halcon Resources (OTCMKTS: HKRSQ – Get Rating) are both oil/energy companies, but which is the better company? We’ll compare the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, valuation and risk.

Benefits and evaluation

This table compares the revenue, earnings per share and valuation of TotalEnergies and Halcon Resources.

Gross revenue Price/sales ratio Net revenue Earnings per share Price/earnings ratio
TotalEnergies $205.86 billion 0.70 $16.03 billion $6.53 8.45
Halcon Resources $224.68 million 0.05 -$1.17 billion N / A N / A

TotalEnergies has higher revenues and profits than Halcon Resources.

Institutional and insider ownership

16.6% of TotalEnergies shares are held by institutional investors. 6.1% of Halcon Resources shares are held by insiders of the company. Strong institutional ownership indicates that hedge funds, endowments, and large fund managers 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 Halcon Resources.

Net margins Return on equity return on assets
TotalEnergies 7.86% 20.96% 8.10%
Halcon Resources -324.96% -238.22% -73.12%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for TotalEnergies and Halcon Resources, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sales Ratings Hold odds Buy reviews Strong buy odds Rating
TotalEnergies 1 7 5 0 2.31
Halcon Resources 0 0 0 0 N / A

TotalEnergies currently has a consensus price target of $61.29, suggesting a potential upside of 11.07%. Given TotalEnergies’ likely higher upside, equity research analysts clearly believe that TotalEnergies is more favorable than Halcon Resources.


TotalEnergies beats Halcon Resources on 9 out of 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

TotalEnergies Company Profile (Get an assessment)

TotalEnergies SE operates as an integrated oil and gas company worldwide. The Company operates through four segments: Integrated Gas, Renewables & Power; Exploration-Production; Refining & Chemicals; and Marketing & Services. The Integrated Gas, Renewables & Power segment is engaged in the production, shipping, trading and regasification of liquefied natural gas; trading in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), petroleum and sulfur coke, natural gas and electricity; transportation of natural gas; production of electricity from natural gas, wind, solar, hydroelectric and biogas sources; energy storage activities; and the development and operation of biomethane production units, as well as energy efficiency services. The Exploration & Production segment is involved in the exploration and production activities of oil and natural gas. The Refining and Chemicals segment is engaged in the refining of petrochemicals, including olefins and aromatics; and polymer derivatives, such as polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene and hydrocarbon resins, as well as biomass conversion and elastomer processing. This segment is also involved in the trading and shipping of crude oil and petroleum products. The Marketing & Services segment produces and markets lubricants; supplies and markets petroleum products, including bulk fuel, aviation and marine fuel, specialty fluids, compressed natural gas, LPG and bitumen; and provides fuel payment solutions. It operates approximately 16,000 service stations and 25,000 charging stations for electric vehicles. As of December 31, 2021, the company had 12,062 Mboe of combined proven oil and gas reserves. TotalEnergies SE has strategic partnerships with PureCycle Technologies, Plastic Energy, Freepoint Eco-Systems and Plastic Omnium for various development projects. The company was previously known as TOTAL SE and changed its name to TotalEnergies SE in June 2021. TotalEnergies SE was incorporated in 1924 and is headquartered in Courbevoie, France.

Halcon Resources Company Profile (Get an assessment)

Halcon Resources LogoHalcón Resources Corporation, an independent energy company, is engaged in the acquisition, production, exploration and development of onshore oil and gas assets in the United States. As of December 31, 2018, the Company held interests in 56,900 net acres in the Delaware Basin, located in Pecos, Reeves, Ward and Winkler counties, Texas. As of December 31, 2018, it had proven reserves estimated at approximately 85.2 million barrels of oil equivalent, comprising 50.7 million barrels of crude oil, 17.1 million barrels of natural gas liquids and 104.7 billion cubic feet of natural gas. The company was formerly known as RAM Energy Resources, Inc. and changed its name to Halcón Resources Corporation in February 2012. Halcón Resources Corporation was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. On August 7, 2019, Halcón Resources Corporation and its affiliates filed a voluntary Chapter 11 reorganization petition with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.

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