Premier Oil (PMOIY) and GLENCORE PLC/ADR (GLNCY) Critical Comparison

Premier Oil (OTCMKTS:PMOIY) and GLENCORE PLC/ADR (OTCMKTS:GLNCY) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, earnings, dividends and risk.

Profitability

This table compares Premier Oil and GLENCORE PLC/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Premier Oil N/A N/A N/A
GLENCORE PLC/ADR N/A N/A N/A

Risk & Volatility

Premier Oil has a beta of 1.96, meaning that its share price is 96% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, GLENCORE PLC/ADR has a beta of 1.81, meaning that its share price is 81% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

GLENCORE PLC/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Premier Oil does not pay a dividend. GLENCORE PLC/ADR pays out 53.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Premier Oil and GLENCORE PLC/ADR, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Premier Oil 0 1 1 0 2.50
GLENCORE PLC/ADR 0 3 4 0 2.57

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.1% of GLENCORE PLC/ADR shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Premier Oil and GLENCORE PLC/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Premier Oil $1.06 billion 1.02 -$253.80 million N/A N/A
GLENCORE PLC/ADR $219.75 billion 0.29 $3.41 billion $0.64 13.67

GLENCORE PLC/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Premier Oil.

Summary

GLENCORE PLC/ADR beats Premier Oil on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Premier Oil Company Profile

Premier Oil plc, an oil and gas company, engages in the exploration, production, and development of oil and gas properties primarily in the Falkland Islands, Indonesia, Pakistan, the United Kingdom, Vietnam, and internationally. As of December 31, 2017, it had proven and probable reserves (2P) of 302 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe); and 2P reserves and 2C resources of 902 mmboe. Premier Oil plc was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

GLENCORE PLC/ADR Company Profile

Glencore plc engages in the production, refinement, processing, storage, transport, and marketing of metals and minerals, energy products, and agricultural products. It operates in three segments: Metals and Minerals, Energy Products, and Agricultural Products. The Metals and Minerals segment is involved in smelting, refining, mining, processing, and storing zinc, copper, lead, alumina, aluminum, ferroalloys, nickel, cobalt, and iron ore. The Energy Products segment activities include coal mining and oil production operations covering crude oil, oil products, steam coal, and metallurgical coal; and investments in ports, vessels, and storage facilities. The Agricultural Products segment engages in the storage, handling, processing, and port facilities of wheat, corn, canola, barley, rice, oil seeds, meals, edible oils, biofuels, cotton, and sugar. Glencore plc markets and delivers physical commodities sourced from third party producers and its production to industrial consumers in the automotive, steel, power generation, oil, semi-fabricators, and food processing industries. The company also provides financing, logistics, and other services to producers and consumers of commodities. It operates in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, and internationally. The company was formerly known as Glencore Xstrata plc and changed its name to Glencore plc in May 2014. Glencore plc was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Baar, Switzerland.

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