Petrominerals (OTCMKTS:PTRO) and Ranger Energy Services (NYSE:RNGR) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings and analyst recommendations.
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Petrominerals and Ranger Energy Services, as provided by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Ranger Energy Services||0||3||1||0||2.25|
Insider and Institutional Ownership
26.1% of Ranger Energy Services shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.0% of Petrominerals shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 5.7% of Ranger Energy Services shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Risk & Volatility
Petrominerals has a beta of 2.81, meaning that its stock price is 181% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ranger Energy Services has a beta of 2.06, meaning that its stock price is 106% more volatile than the S&P 500.
This table compares Petrominerals and Ranger Energy Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Ranger Energy Services||-1.45%||-2.45%||-1.72%|
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Petrominerals and Ranger Energy Services’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Ranger Energy Services||$336.90 million||0.11||$1.80 million||$0.25||10.00|
Ranger Energy Services has higher revenue and earnings than Petrominerals.
Petrominerals beats Ranger Energy Services on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.
Petrominerals Corporation engages in the exploration, drilling, and production of oil and gas; and other oil industry-related businesses. It owns interests in oil producing properties in southern California. The company has a 53% working interest in the Castaic Hills Unit; a 100% working interest in a single oil well; and a 83.3% working interest in two oil wells in the Hasley Canyon field. Its properties are located in Santa Clarita, California. The company's net production of oil and gas was approximately 8 million barrels, as of December 31, 2003. It had approximately 23 gross oil and gas producing wells, as of the above date. Petrominerals Corporation was founded in 1966 and is based in Ventura, California.
About Ranger Energy Services
Ranger Energy Services, Inc. provides onshore high specification well service rigs, wireline completion services, and complementary services to exploration and production companies in the United States. It operates through three segments: High Specification Rigs, Completion and Other Services, and Processing Solutions. The High Specification Rigs segment offers well service rigs and complementary equipment and services to facilitate operations throughout the lifecycle of a well. It also rents well service-related equipment consisting of fluid pumps, power swivels, well control packages, hydraulic catwalks, frac tanks, pipe racks, and pipe handling tools. This segment also has a fleet of 139 well service rigs. The Completion and Other Services segment provides wireline completion services necessary to bring a well on production and other ancillary services utilized in conjunction with rig services to maintain the production of a well. The Processing Solutions segment offers proprietary and modular equipment for the processing of natural gas. The company was founded in 2017 and is based in Houston, Texas.
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