Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras (NYSE: PBR.A) is one of 21 publicly-traded companies in the “Integrated Oil & Gas” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its rivals? We will compare Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras to related businesses based on the strength of its earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability and institutional ownership.

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross Revenue NetIncome Price/Earnings Ratio
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras $81.41 billion -$4.84 billion -23.40
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras Competitors $78.29 billion $113.43 million -196.50

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

Analyst Recommendations

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

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras 0 1 0 0 2.00
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras Competitors 216 665 779 31 2.37

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras presently has a consensus price target of $10.00, suggesting a potential downside of 0.60%. As a group, “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies have a potential upside of 24.50%. Given Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras’ rivals stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

4.5% of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 39.2% of shares of all “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 9.8% of shares of all “Integrated Oil & Gas” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk & Volatility

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras has a beta of 2.66, meaning that its share price is 166% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras’ rivals have a beta of 1.38, meaning that their average share price is 38% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras and its rivals’ 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 -8.10% 2.80% 1.16%

Summary

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras rivals beat Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.- Petrobras on 7 of the 13 factors compared.

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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