Transglobe Energy Corp (NASDAQ: TGA) is one of 240 public companies in the “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its peers? We will compare Transglobe Energy Corp to related companies based on the strength of its risk, profitability, earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Transglobe Energy Corp and its peers, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Transglobe Energy Corp 0 2 2 0 2.50
Transglobe Energy Corp Competitors 1572 7874 12175 268 2.51

Transglobe Energy Corp currently has a consensus target price of $3.50, suggesting a potential upside of 227.10%. As a group, “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies have a potential upside of 44.58%. Given Transglobe Energy Corp’s higher possible upside, equities analysts plainly believe Transglobe Energy Corp is more favorable than its peers.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

27.8% of Transglobe Energy Corp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 62.2% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.0% of Transglobe Energy Corp shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 11.4% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Transglobe Energy Corp and its peers revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue EBITDA Price/Earnings Ratio
Transglobe Energy Corp $88.82 million $32.01 million -0.59
Transglobe Energy Corp Competitors $1.39 billion $598.28 million 21.12

Transglobe Energy Corp’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than Transglobe Energy Corp. Transglobe Energy Corp 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.

Risk & Volatility

Transglobe Energy Corp has a beta of 0.77, meaning that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Transglobe Energy Corp’s peers have a beta of 1.41, meaning that their average share price is 41% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Transglobe Energy Corp and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Transglobe Energy Corp -119.18% -10.87% -7.60%
Transglobe Energy Corp Competitors -442.96% 1.53% 0.49%

Summary

Transglobe Energy Corp peers beat Transglobe Energy Corp on 10 of the 12 factors compared.

About Transglobe Energy Corp

TransGlobe Energy Corporation is an oil exploration and production company. The Company’s activities are concentrated in the Arab Republic of Egypt (Egypt). The Company conducts its operations through the Arab Republic of Egypt segment. The Company is primarily engaged in oil exploration, development, production and the acquisition of properties. It holds interests in various production sharing concessions (PSC) in Eastern Desert Egypt and Western Desert Egypt. Its blocks in Eastern Desert Egypt include West Gharib, which covers approximately 34,860 acres; West Bakr, covering over 11,600 acres; North West (NW) Gharib, covering approximately 162,000 acres; South East (SE) Gharib, which covers over 125,650 acres, and South West (SW) Gharib, covering approximately 48,310 acres. Its blocks in the Western Desert Egypt include South Alamein, covering approximately 335,830 acres; South Ghazalat, covering over 465,300 acres, and North West (NW) Sitra, covering approximately 480,850 acres.

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