ProPetro Holding Corp. (PUMP) and Natural Gas Services Group Inc. (NYSE:NGS) Comparison side by side

Since ProPetro Holding Corp. (NYSE:PUMP) and Natural Gas Services Group Inc. (NYSE:NGS) are part of the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry, they are influenced by compare. The influences particularly affect the profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership of both companies.

Valuation & Earnings

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
ProPetro Holding Corp. 8 -0.19 82.19M 2.25 8.06
Natural Gas Services Group Inc. 12 1.84 12.61M 0.05 356.44

Table 1 demonstrates ProPetro Holding Corp. and Natural Gas Services Group Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Natural Gas Services Group Inc. seems to has lower earnings, but higher revenue compared to ProPetro Holding Corp. When company has lower P/E means it is more affordable than its counterpart presently. ProPetro Holding Corp. is trading at a lower P/E ratio than Natural Gas Services Group Inc., indicating that it is presently more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

Table 2 shows us the return on equity, return on assets and net margins of both businesses.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ProPetro Holding Corp. 999,878,345.50% 30.7% 18.2%
Natural Gas Services Group Inc. 107,962,328.77% 0.2% 0.2%

Liquidity

ProPetro Holding Corp.’s Current Ratio and Quick Ratio are 1.5 and 1.5 respectively. The Current Ratio and Quick Ratio of its competitor Natural Gas Services Group Inc. are 11.2 and 6.8 respectively. Natural Gas Services Group Inc. therefore has a better chance of paying off short and long-term obligations compared to ProPetro Holding Corp.

Analyst Recommendations

The following table given below contains the ratings and recommendations for ProPetro Holding Corp. and Natural Gas Services Group Inc.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
ProPetro Holding Corp. 0 4 6 2.60
Natural Gas Services Group Inc. 0 0 1 3.00

ProPetro Holding Corp. has a 56.69% upside potential and an average target price of $13.93. Competitively Natural Gas Services Group Inc. has an average target price of $18, with potential upside of 61.29%. The data provided earlier shows that Natural Gas Services Group Inc. appears more favorable than ProPetro Holding Corp., based on analyst opinion.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

The shares of both ProPetro Holding Corp. and Natural Gas Services Group Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 93.5% and 92.2% respectively. 0.9% are ProPetro Holding Corp.’s share owned by insiders. Comparatively, Natural Gas Services Group Inc. has 5.4% of it’s share owned by insiders.

Performance

Here are the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
ProPetro Holding Corp. 5.22% -13.87% -16.61% 11.91% 9.81% 47.16%
Natural Gas Services Group Inc. -2.61% -1.66% -0.99% -5.48% -26.92% -2.43%

For the past year ProPetro Holding Corp. had bullish trend while Natural Gas Services Group Inc. had bearish trend.

ProPetro Holding Corp. provides oilfield services. The company offers hydraulic fracturing and other complementary services, including cementing, acidizing, coiled tubing, flowback, and surface air drilling services to upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the Permian Basin. Its fleet consists of 10 hydraulic fracturing units. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas.

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