Critical Comparison: Petroteq Energy (PQEFF) versus Its Rivals

Petroteq Energy (OTCMKTS: PQEFF) is one of 25 public companies in the “Drilling oil & gas wells” industry, but how does it compare to its rivals? We will compare Petroteq Energy to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, earnings, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends and analyst recommendations.

Volatility & Risk

Petroteq Energy has a beta of 0.87, meaning that its share price is 13% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Petroteq Energy’s rivals have a beta of 2.03, meaning that their average share price is 103% more volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Petroteq Energy and its rivals’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Petroteq Energy N/A N/A N/A
Petroteq Energy Competitors -33.51% -28.59% -3.51%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Petroteq Energy and its rivals, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Petroteq Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A
Petroteq Energy Competitors 667 1975 1733 60 2.27

As a group, “Drilling oil & gas wells” companies have a potential upside of 48.33%. Given Petroteq Energy’s rivals higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Petroteq Energy has less favorable growth aspects than its rivals.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Petroteq Energy and its rivals top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Petroteq Energy N/A -$15.11 million -1.62
Petroteq Energy Competitors $1.15 billion -$282.29 million 9.90

Petroteq Energy’s rivals have higher revenue, but lower earnings than Petroteq Energy. Petroteq Energy is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its rivals, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

76.0% of shares of all “Drilling oil & gas wells” companies are held by institutional investors. 4.7% of shares of all “Drilling oil & gas wells” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.


Petroteq Energy rivals beat Petroteq Energy on 6 of the 10 factors compared.

Petroteq Energy Company Profile

Petroteq Energy Inc. engages in the oil extraction and processing operations. The company is involved in the tar sands mining and oil processing activities using a closed-loop solvent based extraction system that recovers bitumen from surface mining. It holds a 100% working interest in 2,541.73 acre oil sands leases covering oil sands in the Asphalt Ridge area in Utah. Petroteq Energy Inc. also designs and develops a blockchain-power supply chain management platform for the oil and gas industry. The company was formerly known as MCW Energy Group Limited and changed its name to Petroteq Energy Inc. in May 2017. Petroteq Energy Inc. is based in Sherman Oaks, California.

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