INPEX CORP/ADR (IPXHY) and Paramount Resources (PRMRF) Head to Head Comparison

INPEX CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:IPXHY) and Paramount Resources (OTCMKTS:PRMRF) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends and valuation.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.2% of Paramount Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

INPEX CORP/ADR has a beta of 0.96, indicating that its share price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paramount Resources has a beta of 2.26, indicating that its share price is 126% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares INPEX CORP/ADR and Paramount Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
INPEX CORP/ADR 4.72% 3.95% 2.92%
Paramount Resources -43.26% -7.81% -3.68%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares INPEX CORP/ADR and Paramount Resources’ gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
INPEX CORP/ADR $8.43 billion 1.62 $363.25 million N/A N/A
Paramount Resources $744.95 million 1.13 -$283.27 million N/A N/A

INPEX CORP/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Paramount Resources.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for INPEX CORP/ADR and Paramount Resources, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Paramount Resources 1 7 0 0 1.88


INPEX CORP/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Paramount Resources does not pay a dividend.


INPEX CORP/ADR beats Paramount Resources on 7 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.


Inpex Corporation engages in the research, exploration, development, production, and sale of oil, natural gas, and other mineral resources in Japan, rest of Asia and Oceania, Europe and NIS countries, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. It is also involved in the investment and lending to the companies engaged in mineral resources business, etc. The company holds interests in approximately 70 projects in approximately 20 countries; and owns a natural gas pipeline network of 1,500 kilometers. As of March 31, 2018, its proved reserves were 2,747 million barrels for crude oil, condensate, and LPG; and 5,976 billion cubic feet for natural gas. Inpex Corporation was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

About Paramount Resources

Paramount Resources Ltd., an independent energy company, explores for, develops, produces, and markets natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids in Canada. Its principal properties are the Montney and Duvernay developments covering approximately 3.0 million net acres located in Alberta and British Columbia. The company also invests in public and private corporations. Paramount Resources Ltd. was founded in 1976 and is based in Calgary, Canada.

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