Reviewing Harvest Natural Resources (HNR) and Its Rivals

Harvest Natural Resources (NYSE: HNR) is one of 225 publicly-traded companies in the “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Harvest Natural Resources to related businesses based on the strength of its institutional ownership, valuation, profitability, earnings, dividends, risk and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Harvest Natural Resources and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Harvest Natural Resources N/A -25.98% -17.70%
Harvest Natural Resources Competitors -271.44% 26.76% 6.01%

Institutional & Insider Ownership

53.9% of Harvest Natural Resources shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.3% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by institutional investors. 27.2% of Harvest Natural Resources shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 13.0% of shares of all “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Harvest Natural Resources and its rivals, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Harvest Natural Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A
Harvest Natural Resources Competitors 1619 7849 12613 272 2.52

As a group, “Oil & Gas Exploration and Production” companies have a potential upside of 20.28%. Given Harvest Natural Resources’ rivals higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Harvest Natural Resources has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Harvest Natural Resources and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Harvest Natural Resources N/A N/A -4.33
Harvest Natural Resources Competitors $1.86 billion -$438.87 million -25.52

Harvest Natural Resources’ rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Harvest Natural Resources. Harvest Natural Resources 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.

Summary

Harvest Natural Resources rivals beat Harvest Natural Resources on 5 of the 8 factors compared.

Harvest Natural Resources Company Profile

Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (Harvest) is in the process of dissolution and winding up. The Company was previously a petroleum exploration and production company. The Company was engaged in acquiring exploration, development and producing properties in geological basins active hydrocarbon systems.

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