Analyzing Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (PBR) & Its Peers

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) is one of 23 public companies in the “Integrated Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, valuation and risk.

Volatility & Risk

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras has a beta of 2.43, indicating that its share price is 143% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras’ peers have a beta of 1.39, indicating that their average share price is 39% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

5.7% of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 41.3% of shares of all “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies are held by institutional investors. 9.8% of shares of all “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras 1 4 4 0 2.33
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras Competitors 212 644 757 31 2.37

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras currently has a consensus price target of $10.21, indicating a potential downside of 0.78%. As a group, “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies have a potential upside of 41.25%. Given Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras’ peers stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras has less favorable growth aspects than its peers.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras and its peers top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras $80.05 billion $32.60 billion -21.89
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras Competitors $52.35 billion $11.11 billion 1.31

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras has higher revenue and earnings than its peers. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Profitability

This table compares Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras -3.63% 5.00% 1.62%
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras Competitors -9.53% 2.53% 1.16%

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras Company Profile

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.-Petrobras specializes in the oil, natural gas and energy industry. The Company is engaged in prospecting, drilling, refining, processing, trading and transporting crude oil from producing onshore and offshore oil fields and from shale or other rocks. Its segments include Exploration and Production, which covers the activities of exploration, development and production of crude oil, natural gas liquid and natural gas; Refining, Transportation and Marketing, which covers the refining, logistics, transport and trading of crude oil and oil products activities, exporting of ethanol, and extraction and processing of shale; Gas and Power, which is engaged in transportation and trading of natural gas produced in Brazil and imported natural gas; Biofuels, which covers the activities of production of biodiesel and its co-products, and ethanol-related activities; Distribution, which includes the activities of its subsidiary Petrobras Distribuidora S.A., and Corporate.

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