Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) and PARINGA RESOURC/S (NASDAQ:PNRL) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, dividends, valuation and analyst recommendations.
Insider & Institutional Ownership
44.9% of Hallador Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 0.0% of PARINGA RESOURC/S shares are owned by institutional investors. 33.4% of Hallador Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Hallador Energy and PARINGA RESOURC/S, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Hallador Energy presently has a consensus price target of $10.00, indicating a potential upside of 228.95%. PARINGA RESOURC/S has a consensus price target of $14.00, indicating a potential upside of 792.00%. Given PARINGA RESOURC/S’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe PARINGA RESOURC/S is more favorable than Hallador Energy.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Hallador Energy and PARINGA RESOURC/S’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Hallador Energy||$293.56 million||0.31||$7.62 million||$0.25||12.16|
|PARINGA RESOURC/S||N/A||N/A||-$13.10 million||($0.03)||-52.32|
Hallador Energy has higher revenue and earnings than PARINGA RESOURC/S. PARINGA RESOURC/S is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hallador Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.
This table compares Hallador Energy and PARINGA RESOURC/S’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Hallador Energy beats PARINGA RESOURC/S on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.
Hallador Energy Company Profile
Hallador Energy Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the mining, production, and sale of steam coal for the electric power generation industry in the United States. The company holds interests in the Oaktown 1 mine underground mine located in Knox County, Indiana; the Oaktown 2 mine located in Knox County, Indiana and Lawrence County, Illinois; Carlisle underground coal mine located near the town of Carlisle, Indiana; and Ace in the Hole mine located near Clay City, Indiana. It is also involved in gas exploration activities in Indiana. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.
PARINGA RESOURC/S Company Profile
Paringa Resources Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and development of mineral resource properties in the United States. The company holds an interest in the Buck Creek Mine Complex located in the Illinois coal basin. As of June 30, 2018, it owned 40,751 gross acres of coal leases in Kentucky, the United States. Paringa Resources Limited was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in Rumsey, Kentucky.
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