Critical Analysis: Perpetual Energy (PMGYF) vs. Its Rivals

Perpetual Energy (OTCMKTS:PMGYFGet Free Report) is one of 374 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas E&P” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Perpetual Energy to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, risk and earnings.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

22.0% of Perpetual Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 19.3% of shares of all “Oil & Gas E&P” companies are owned by institutional investors. 26.3% of shares of all “Oil & Gas E&P” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Perpetual Energy and its competitors revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Perpetual Energy N/A N/A -1.60
Perpetual Energy Competitors $818.28 million $201.86 million -34.67

Perpetual Energy’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Perpetual Energy. Perpetual Energy is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations for Perpetual Energy and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Perpetual Energy 0 1 0 0 2.00
Perpetual Energy Competitors 655 4199 7779 301 2.60

Perpetual Energy currently has a consensus target price of $0.00, indicating a potential downside of 99.97%. As a group, “Oil & Gas E&P” companies have a potential upside of 82.37%. Given Perpetual Energy’s competitors stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Perpetual Energy has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


This table compares Perpetual Energy and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Perpetual Energy N/A N/A N/A
Perpetual Energy Competitors 167.59% 6.52% 3.13%


Perpetual Energy competitors beat Perpetual Energy on 9 of the 11 factors compared.

About Perpetual Energy

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Perpetual Energy Inc. engages in the exploration, production, and marketing of oil and natural gas in Canada. The company's portfolio of assets includes liquids-rich natural gas assets located in deep basin of west central Alberta; heavy crude oil and shallow conventional natural gas assets in Eastern Alberta; and undeveloped bitumen leases located in Northern Alberta. Perpetual Energy Inc. is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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