Reviewing Parsley Energy Inc. (PE)’s and SilverBow Resources Inc. (NYSE:SBOW)’s results

As Independent Oil & Gas businesses, Parsley Energy Inc. (NYSE:PE) and SilverBow Resources Inc. (NYSE:SBOW), are affected by contrast. This especially applies to their profitability, analyst recommendations, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Parsley Energy Inc. 1.83B 3.22 369.13M 1.34 14.28
SilverBow Resources Inc. 257.29M 0.97 74.61M 7.04 3.28

Table 1 highlights Parsley Energy Inc. and SilverBow Resources Inc.’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation. SilverBow Resources Inc. has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Parsley Energy Inc. Company that presently has a higher P/E ratio means that it is the more expensive of the two businesses. Parsley Energy Inc. is thus presently the expensive of the two stocks because it has a higher P/E ratio.


Table 2 shows us Parsley Energy Inc. and SilverBow Resources Inc.’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Parsley Energy Inc. 20.17% 6.9% 4%
SilverBow Resources Inc. 29.00% 23.8% 8.3%

Analyst Ratings

Parsley Energy Inc. and SilverBow Resources Inc. Ratings and Recommendations are available on the next table.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Parsley Energy Inc. 0 4 12 2.75
SilverBow Resources Inc. 0 0 0 0.00

Parsley Energy Inc. has a 68.57% upside potential and a consensus price target of $31.27.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

The shares of both Parsley Energy Inc. and SilverBow Resources Inc. are owned by institutional investors at 2.41% and 91.7% respectively. Parsley Energy Inc.’s share held by insiders are 4.1%. Insiders Comparatively, held 2.5% of SilverBow Resources Inc. shares.


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)
Parsley Energy Inc. 1.81% 2.69% -8.14% -33.91% -24.67% 19.4%
SilverBow Resources Inc. 3.97% -5.14% -9.39% -24.22% -20.65% -2.45%

For the past year Parsley Energy Inc. has 19.4% stronger performance while SilverBow Resources Inc. has -2.45% weaker performance.


On 9 of the 14 factors Parsley Energy Inc. beats SilverBow Resources Inc.

Parsley Energy, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, production, exploration, and sale of crude oil and natural gas properties in the Permian Basin in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. As of December 31, 2016, its acreage position consisted of 138,567 net acres, including 95,072 net acres in the Midland Basin and 43,495 net acres in the Delaware Basin; and 146.7 net producing horizontal wells and 481.5 net producing vertical wells, as well an estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were 222.3 MMBoe. The company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

SilverBow Resources, Inc., an energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas from the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. As of December 31, 2016, it had estimated proved reserves of 124 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was formerly known as Swift Energy Company and changed its name to SilverBow Resources, Inc. in May 2017. SilverBow Resources, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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