Head to Head Contrast: HighPoint Resources (XOGAQ) vs. The Competition

HighPoint Resources (OTCMKTS: XOGAQ) is one of 186 public companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it contrast to its rivals? We will compare HighPoint Resources to similar businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings and risk.

Volatility & Risk

HighPoint Resources has a beta of 2.35, meaning that its stock price is 135% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, HighPoint Resources’ rivals have a beta of 2.44, meaning that their average stock price is 144% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares HighPoint Resources and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
HighPoint Resources -144.41% -7.52% -2.29%
HighPoint Resources Competitors -50.52% -3.87% 2.39%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

91.9% of HighPoint Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.8% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are held by institutional investors. 6.0% of HighPoint Resources shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.2% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares HighPoint Resources and its rivals revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
HighPoint Resources $906.64 million -$1.39 billion -0.31
HighPoint Resources Competitors $10.13 billion $594.20 million 6.99

HighPoint Resources’ rivals have higher revenue and earnings than HighPoint Resources. HighPoint Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for HighPoint Resources and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
HighPoint Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
HighPoint Resources Competitors 2644 9874 13509 445 2.44

As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 76.72%. Given HighPoint Resources’ rivals higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe HighPoint Resources has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Summary

HighPoint Resources rivals beat HighPoint Resources on 9 of the 10 factors compared.

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