Gulfport Energy (OTCMKTS: GPORQ) is one of 240 publicly-traded companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare Gulfport Energy to similar businesses based on the strength of its risk, dividends, valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, profitability and institutional ownership.
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares Gulfport Energy and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Gulfport Energy||$1.35 billion||-$2.00 billion||0.17|
|Gulfport Energy Competitors||$8.60 billion||$433.62 million||9.04|
This table compares Gulfport Energy and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Gulfport Energy Competitors||-115.53%||43.43%||-1.07%|
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Gulfport Energy and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Gulfport Energy Competitors||2756||9935||13521||456||2.44|
As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 35.26%. Given Gulfport Energy’s peers higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Gulfport Energy has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.
Institutional and Insider Ownership
79.3% of Gulfport Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 48.0% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Gulfport Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 10.4% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
Volatility & Risk
Gulfport Energy has a beta of 5.71, suggesting that its share price is 471% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Gulfport Energy’s peers have a beta of 2.18, suggesting that their average share price is 118% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Gulfport Energy peers beat Gulfport Energy on 7 of the 10 factors compared.
Gulfport Energy Company Profile
Gulfport Energy Corporation engages in the exploration, development, acquisition, and production of natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. Its principal properties include Utica Shale covering an area of approximately 205,000 net reservoir acres primarily located in Eastern Ohio; and SCOOP covering an area of approximately 76,000 net reservoir acres primarily located in Oklahoma. As of December 31, 2019, it had 4.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent of proved reserves; proved undeveloped reserves of 10 MMbbl of oil; and 2,291 Bcf of natural gas and 32 MMbbl of NGL. The company was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. On November 13, 2020, Gulfport Energy Corporation, along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
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