Analyzing Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) & Paringa Resources (NASDAQ:PNGZF)

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

Risk and Volatility

Hallador Energy has a beta of -0.16, indicating that its stock price is 116% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paringa Resources has a beta of 0.35, indicating that its stock price is 65% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Hallador Energy and Paringa Resources, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hallador Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A
Paringa Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A

Dividends

Hallador Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Paringa Resources does not pay a dividend. Hallador Energy pays out 64.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

46.6% of Hallador Energy shares are held by institutional investors. 33.4% of Hallador Energy shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Hallador Energy and Paringa Resources’ gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Hallador Energy $293.56 million 0.58 $7.62 million $0.25 22.52
Paringa Resources N/A N/A -$7.11 million N/A N/A

Hallador Energy has higher revenue and earnings than Paringa Resources.

Profitability

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

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hallador Energy 3.95% 4.89% 2.41%
Paringa Resources N/A N/A N/A

Summary

Hallador Energy beats Paringa Resources on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Hallador Energy Company Profile

Hallador Energy Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the mining, production, and sale of steam coal for the electric power generation industry in the United States. The company holds interests in the Oaktown 1 mine underground mine located in Knox County, Indiana; the Oaktown 2 mine located in Knox County, Indiana and Lawrence County, Illinois; Carlisle underground coal mine located near the town of Carlisle, Indiana; and Ace in the Hole mine located near Clay City, Indiana. It is also involved in gas exploration activities in Indiana. The company was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Paringa Resources Company Profile

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.

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