Head to Head Survey: INPEX CORP/ADR (IPXHY) vs. Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGSVY)

INPEX CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:IPXHY) and Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (OTCMKTS:PGSVY) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations and dividends.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for INPEX CORP/ADR and Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA 0 0 1 0 3.00

Institutional and Insider Ownership

0.1% of INPEX CORP/ADR shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.


INPEX CORP/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Petroleum Geo-Services ASA does not pay a dividend.


This table compares INPEX CORP/ADR and Petroleum Geo-Services ASA’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
INPEX CORP/ADR 4.72% 3.95% 2.92%
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA -30.92% -15.43% -5.09%

Volatility & Risk

INPEX CORP/ADR has a beta of 0.91, meaning that its share price is 9% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Petroleum Geo-Services ASA has a beta of 1.73, meaning that its share price is 73% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares INPEX CORP/ADR and Petroleum Geo-Services ASA’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
INPEX CORP/ADR $8.43 billion 1.79 $363.25 million N/A N/A
Petroleum Geo-Services ASA $838.80 million 0.80 -$523.40 million N/A N/A

INPEX CORP/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Petroleum Geo-Services ASA.


INPEX CORP/ADR beats Petroleum Geo-Services ASA on 8 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

INPEX CORP/ADR Company Profile

Inpex Corporation engages in the research, exploration, development, production, and sale of oil, natural gas, and other mineral resources in Japan, rest of Asia and Oceania, Europe and NIS countries, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas. It is also involved in the investment and lending to the companies engaged in mineral resources business, etc. The company holds interests in approximately 70 projects in approximately 20 countries; and owns a natural gas pipeline network of 1,500 kilometers. As of March 31, 2018, its proved reserves were 2,747 million barrels for crude oil, condensate, and LPG; and 5,976 billion cubic feet for natural gas. Inpex Corporation was founded in 1966 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA Company Profile

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA, a marine geophysical company, provides a range of seismic and reservoir services worldwide. It operates in four business areas: Marine Contract, MultiClient, Operations, and Imaging & Engineering. The company is involved in the acquisition, imaging, interpretation, and field evaluation of seismic data to oil and gas companies. It also offers electromagnetic services; and data library that comprises individual 3D surveys. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

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