Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (NYSE: PBR.A) is one of 20 public companies in the “Integrated Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it contrast to its peers? We will compare Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation and risk.
This table compares Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras||2.71%||4.27%||1.38%|
|Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Competitors||-7.97%||2.68%||1.10%|
4.4% of Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 40.5% of shares of all “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 9.8% of shares of all “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.
Valuation and Earnings
This table compares Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras and its peers gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras||$81.41 billion||-$4.84 billion||-20.91|
|Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Competitors||$78.29 billion||$113.43 million||-219.88|
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras has higher revenue, but lower earnings than its peers. Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras||0||1||0||0||2.00|
|Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Competitors||219||676||795||30||2.37|
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras currently has a consensus price target of $10.00, suggesting a potential upside of 1.73%. As a group, “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies have a potential upside of 21.27%. Given Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras’ peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Risk & Volatility
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras has a beta of 2.59, indicating that its share price is 159% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras’ peers have a beta of 1.39, indicating that their average share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras peers beat Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras on 7 of the 13 factors compared.
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Company Profile
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.-Petrobras specializes in the oil, natural gas and energy industry. The Company is engaged in prospecting, drilling, refining, processing, trading and transporting crude oil from producing onshore and offshore oil fields and from shale or other rocks. Its segments include Exploration and Production, which covers the activities of exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas liquid and natural gas; Refining, Transportation and Marketing, which covers the refining, logistics, transport and trading of crude oil and oil products activities, exporting of ethanol, and extraction and processing of shale; Gas and Power, which is engaged in transportation and trading of natural gas produced in Brazil and imported natural gas; Biofuels, which covers the activities of production of biodiesel and its co-products, and ethanol-related activities; Distribution, which includes the activities of its subsidiary Petrobras Distribuidora S.A., and Corporate.
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