HighPeak Energy (NASDAQ:HPK – Get Rating) is one of 40 publicly-traded companies in the "Drilling oil & gas wells" industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare HighPeak Energy to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation , profitability and institutional ownership.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|HighPeak Energy||$220.12 million||$55.56 million||23.29|
|HighPeak Energy Competitors||$817.53 million||-$622.81 million||3.08|
HighPeak Energy's competitors have higher revenue, but lower earnings than HighPeak Energy. HighPeak 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.
Risk & VolatilityHighPeak Energy has a beta of 0.62, indicating that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HighPeak Energy's competitors have a beta of 1.81, indicating that their average share price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
14.9% of HighPeak Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 49.1% of shares of all "Drilling oil & gas wells" companies are held by institutional investors. 88.6% of HighPeak Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 8.1% of shares of all "Drilling oil & gas wells" 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.
HighPeak Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.5%. HighPeak Energy pays out 11.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, "Drilling oil & gas wells" companies pay a dividend yield of 3.3% and pay out 239.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|HighPeak Energy Competitors||-43.05%||-13.78%||-4.42%|
This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for HighPeak Energy and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|HighPeak Energy Competitors||707||2128||1837||55||2.26|
HighPeak Energy currently has a consensus price target of $38.75, indicating a potential upside of 84.88%. As a group, "Drilling oil & gas wells" companies have a potential upside of 22.05%. Given HighPeak Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe HighPeak Energy is more favorable than its competitors.
HighPeak Energy beats its competitors on 10 of the 15 factors compared.
HighPeak Energy Company Profile
HighPeak Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids reserves in the Midland Basin in West Texas. As of December 31, 2021, the company had approximately 64,213 MBoe of proved reserves. HighPeak Energy, Inc. was incorporated in 2019 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.
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