HighPeak Energy (NASDAQ:HPK – Get Rating) is one of 40 publicly-traded companies in the "Drilling oil & gas wells" industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare HighPeak Energy to similar companies based on the strength of its dividends, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation , risk and profitability.
Valuation and Earnings
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|HighPeak Energy||$220.12 million||$55.56 million||21.89|
|HighPeak Energy Competitors||$817.53 million||-$622.81 million||2.78|
HighPeak Energy's rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than HighPeak Energy. HighPeak Energy is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.
Institutional & Insider Ownership14.9% of HighPeak Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 51.2% of shares of all "Drilling oil & gas wells" companies are owned by institutional investors. 88.6% of HighPeak Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 9.3% of shares of all "Drilling oil & gas wells" companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|HighPeak Energy Competitors||-43.05%||-13.78%||-4.42%|
This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for HighPeak Energy and its rivals, 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 target price of $38.75, indicating a potential upside of 96.70%. As a group, "Drilling oil & gas wells" companies have a potential upside of 29.64%. Given HighPeak Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts clearly believe HighPeak Energy is more favorable than its rivals.
Volatility and Risk
HighPeak Energy has a beta of 0.62, indicating that its stock price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HighPeak Energy's rivals have a beta of 1.81, indicating that their average stock price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500.
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 3.5% and pay out 239.7% of their earnings in the form of a dividend.
HighPeak Energy beats its rivals 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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