Comparing Pengrowth Energy Corporation (PGH) & Its Peers

Pengrowth Energy Corporation (NYSE: PGH) is one of 226 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Pengrowth Energy Corporation to similar businesses based on the strength of its earnings, dividends, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Pengrowth Energy Corporation and its rivals revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Pengrowth Energy Corporation $427.50 million -$221.80 million -1.08
Pengrowth Energy Corporation Competitors $1.86 billion -$439.03 million -31.78

Pengrowth Energy Corporation’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Pengrowth Energy Corporation. Pengrowth Energy Corporation is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Pengrowth Energy Corporation and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pengrowth Energy Corporation -102.84% -37.92% -14.48%
Pengrowth Energy Corporation Competitors -431.53% 20.73% 6.22%

Insider & Institutional Ownership

16.1% of Pengrowth Energy Corporation shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.6% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 12.3% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Pengrowth Energy Corporation has a beta of 2.48, indicating that its stock price is 148% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pengrowth Energy Corporation’s rivals have a beta of 1.38, indicating that their average stock price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Pengrowth Energy Corporation and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pengrowth Energy Corporation 7 1 0 0 1.13
Pengrowth Energy Corporation Competitors 1460 7599 12310 258 2.53

Pengrowth Energy Corporation presently has a consensus price target of $2.19, suggesting a potential upside of 154.36%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies have a potential upside of 39.44%. Given Pengrowth Energy Corporation’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Pengrowth Energy Corporation is more favorable than its rivals.

Summary

Pengrowth Energy Corporation rivals beat Pengrowth Energy Corporation on 8 of the 12 factors compared.

About Pengrowth Energy Corporation

Pengrowth Energy Corporation is engaged in the development, production and acquisition of, and the exploration for, oil and natural gas reserves in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia. The Lindbergh thermal property is located approximately 420 kilometers north east of Calgary, Alberta and 50 kilometers south of Bonnyville, Alberta. Its Greater Olds/Garrington area is located approximately 100 kilometers north of Calgary, Alberta. It has varied Working Interests within the Swan Hills area in all of the properties throughout this regional Beaverhill Lake resource base. These are both operated and non-operated, unit and non-unit properties in Judy Creek, Carson Creek, House Mountain, Deer Mountain, Swan Hills, South Swan Hills and Freeman. The properties are located approximately 200 kilometers northwest of Edmonton, Alberta. Its Groundbirch property is located approximately 40 kilometers south west of Fort St. John, British Columbia.

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