Head to Head Contrast: Paringa Resources (OTCMKTS:PNGZF) & Consol Energy (OTCMKTS:CEIX)

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Paringa Resources (OTCMKTS:PNGZF) and Consol Energy (NYSE:CEIX) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, earnings and dividends.

Risk & Volatility

Paringa Resources has a beta of 0.35, meaning that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Consol Energy has a beta of 1.2, meaning that its stock price is 20% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Paringa Resources and Consol Energy’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Paringa Resources N/A N/A -$7.11 million N/A N/A
Consol Energy $1.53 billion 0.45 $152.97 million $5.38 4.67

Consol Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Paringa Resources.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

83.9% of Consol Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.3% of Consol Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares Paringa Resources and Consol Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Paringa Resources N/A N/A N/A
Consol Energy 7.04% 24.27% 4.50%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations for Paringa Resources and Consol Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Paringa Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
Consol Energy 0 1 2 0 2.67

Consol Energy has a consensus price target of $46.67, indicating a potential upside of 85.92%. Given Consol Energy’s higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Consol Energy is more favorable than Paringa Resources.


Consol Energy beats Paringa Resources on 10 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Paringa Resources

Paringa Resources Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and development of mineral resource properties in the United States. The company holds an interest in the Buck Creek Mine Complex located in the Illinois coal basin. As of June 30, 2018, it owned 40,751 gross acres of coal leases in Kentucky, the United States. Paringa Resources Limited was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in Rumsey, Kentucky.

About Consol Energy

CONSOL Energy Inc. produces and exports bituminous coal. It owns and operates its mining operations in the Northern Appalachian Basin. The company owns and operates the Pennsylvania Mining Complex (PAMC), which comprises three underground mines, including Bailey, Enlow Fork, and Harvey; and CONSOL Marine Terminal located in the port of Baltimore. As of December 31, 2018, it had 698.5 million tons of proven and probable coal reserves at PAMC. In addition, it owns approximately 1.6 billion tons of Greenfield coal reserves located in the Northern Appalachian, Central Appalachian, and Illinois basins. CONSOL Energy Inc. was founded in 1864 and is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

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