Critical Contrast: Permian Resources (PR) versus Its Competitors

Permian Resources (NASDAQ:PRGet Rating) is one of 277 public companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Permian Resources to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations and valuation.


This table compares Permian Resources and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Permian Resources 28.46% 18.68% 13.04%
Permian Resources Competitors -3.88% 23.97% 10.43%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Permian Resources and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Permian Resources 0 0 1 0 3.00
Permian Resources Competitors 1604 9235 14650 403 2.53

Permian Resources currently has a consensus price target of $12.00, indicating a potential upside of 74.17%. As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 37.21%. Given Permian Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Permian Resources is more favorable than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Permian Resources and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Permian Resources $1.03 billion $138.18 million 5.38
Permian Resources Competitors $9.49 billion $710.15 million 16.48

Permian Resources’ peers have higher revenue and earnings than Permian Resources. Permian Resources 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.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

48.2% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are held by institutional investors. 29.2% of Permian Resources shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.0% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Permian Resources has a beta of 4.75, indicating that its share price is 375% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Permian Resources’ peers have a beta of -12.83, indicating that their average share price is 1,383% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Permian Resources beats its peers on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

Permian Resources Company Profile

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Permian Resources Corp. operates as an oil and natural gas company. It focuses on the development of unconventional oil and liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin. The company was founded on October 6, 2014 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

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