Reviewing PermRock Royalty Trust (PRT) and Its Competitors

PermRock Royalty Trust (NYSE: PRT) is one of 179 public companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare PermRock Royalty Trust to related companies based on the strength of its institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

53.6% of PermRock Royalty Trust shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 61.1% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by institutional investors. 10.3% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares PermRock Royalty Trust and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PermRock Royalty Trust N/A 19.20% 18.96%
PermRock Royalty Trust Competitors -7.45% 4.08% 6.84%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares PermRock Royalty Trust and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
PermRock Royalty Trust $16.24 million $15.59 million 6.17
PermRock Royalty Trust Competitors $11.08 billion $791.78 million 10.57

PermRock Royalty Trust’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than PermRock Royalty Trust. PermRock Royalty Trust is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for PermRock Royalty Trust and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PermRock Royalty Trust 0 1 0 0 2.00
PermRock Royalty Trust Competitors 2099 8480 12163 397 2.47

PermRock Royalty Trust presently has a consensus target price of $10.00, indicating a potential upside of 26.58%. As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 53.19%. Given PermRock Royalty Trust’s peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe PermRock Royalty Trust has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Volatility & Risk

PermRock Royalty Trust has a beta of 1.85, suggesting that its stock price is 85% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PermRock Royalty Trust’s peers have a beta of 1.80, suggesting that their average stock price is 80% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

PermRock Royalty Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.87 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.0%. PermRock Royalty Trust pays out 68.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies pay a dividend yield of 3.1% and pay out 45.0% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.

Summary

PermRock Royalty Trust peers beat PermRock Royalty Trust on 10 of the 15 factors compared.

PermRock Royalty Trust Company Profile

PermRock Royalty Trust owns 80% net profits interest in the oil and natural gas production properties acquired by Boaz Energy II, LLC in the Permian Basin, Texas. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Fort Worth, Texas.

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