Harbour Energy (OTCMKTS:HBRIY) and Paramount Resources (OTCMKTS:PRMRF) Head to Head Analysis

Harbour Energy (OTCMKTS:HBRIY) and Paramount Resources (OTCMKTS:PRMRF) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Harbour Energy and Paramount Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Harbour Energy N/A N/A N/A
Paramount Resources 13.63% -1.58% -0.90%

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Harbour Energy and Paramount Resources’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Harbour Energy $1.58 billion 3.08 $164.30 million N/A N/A
Paramount Resources $467.36 million 3.70 -$16.94 million N/A N/A

Harbour Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Paramount Resources.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.0% of Paramount Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Harbour Energy has a beta of 2.74, suggesting that its stock price is 174% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paramount Resources has a beta of 3.85, suggesting that its stock price is 285% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Harbour Energy and Paramount Resources, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Harbour Energy 0 2 0 0 2.00
Paramount Resources 0 6 2 0 2.25

Paramount Resources has a consensus price target of $15.66, suggesting a potential upside of 21.79%. Given Paramount Resources’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Paramount Resources is more favorable than Harbour Energy.

Summary

Paramount Resources beats Harbour Energy on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Harbour Energy

Harbour Energy Plc is an oil and gas company, which engages in the exploration and production of upstream oil and gas. It focuses its operations in Falkland Islands, Indonesia, Vietnam, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Norway. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

About Paramount Resources

Paramount Resources Ltd. explores and develops both conventional and unconventional petroleum and natural gas resources. It operates through the following regions: Grande Prairie Region, Kaybob Region and Central Alberta and Other Region. The company was founded by Clayton H. Riddell on February 14, 1978 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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