Contrasting Propetro (PUMP) and National Energy Services Reunited (NESR)

Propetro (NYSE:PUMP) and National Energy Services Reunited (NASDAQ:NESR) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability and valuation.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

91.7% of Propetro shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.9% of National Energy Services Reunited shares are held by institutional investors. 5.0% of Propetro shares 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.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Propetro and National Energy Services Reunited’s revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Propetro $1.70 billion 1.41 $173.86 million $2.00 11.96
National Energy Services Reunited $485.62 million 1.88 $42.76 million N/A N/A

Propetro has higher revenue and earnings than National Energy Services Reunited.


This table compares Propetro and National Energy Services Reunited’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Propetro 10.20% 30.52% 17.46%
National Energy Services Reunited N/A 13.82% 7.68%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Propetro and National Energy Services Reunited, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Propetro 0 0 6 0 3.00
National Energy Services Reunited 0 0 5 0 3.00

Propetro presently has a consensus target price of $25.40, suggesting a potential upside of 6.19%. National Energy Services Reunited has a consensus target price of $15.75, suggesting a potential upside of 50.00%. Given National Energy Services Reunited’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe National Energy Services Reunited is more favorable than Propetro.

Risk & Volatility

Propetro has a beta of 1.85, meaning that its stock price is 85% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, National Energy Services Reunited has a beta of 0.55, meaning that its stock price is 45% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Propetro beats National Energy Services Reunited on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Propetro Company Profile

ProPetro Holding Corp., an oilfield services company, provides pressure pumping and other related services. The company offers hydraulic fracturing services; and a suite of well completion and production services, including cementing, acidizing, coiled tubing, flowback, surface air drilling, and drilling services. It serves the upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the Permian Basin. As of December 31, 2018, the company's fleet comprised 20 hydraulic fracturing units with 905,000 hydraulic horsepower. ProPetro Holding Corp. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas.

National Energy Services Reunited Company Profile

National Energy Services Reunited Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides oilfield services to oil and gas companies in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions. It operates through Production Services, and Drilling and Evaluation Services segments. The Production Services segment offers coiled tubing services, such as nitrogen lifting, fishing, milling, clean-out, scale removal, and other well applications; primary and remedial cementing services; stimulation and pumping services; nitrogen services; and filtration services, as well as frac tanks and pumping units. This segment also provides artificial lift services; laboratory services; and surface and subsurface safety systems, high-pressure packer systems, flow controls, service tools, expandable liner technology, vacuum insulated tubing technology, and engineering capabilities with manufacturing capacity and testing facilities. In addition, the Production Services segment offers pipeline services, such as water filling and hydro testing, nitrogen purging, and de-gassing and pressure testing, as well as cutting/welding and cooling down piping/vessels systems; and production assurance chemicals. Its Drilling and Evaluation Services segment provides fishing and remedial solutions, rig services, and well testing services to measure solids, gas, and oil and water produced from a well; wireline logging services; drilling and workover rigs; turbines and directional drilling; drilling fluid systems and related technologies; slickline services for removal of scale, wax and sand build-up, setting plugs, changing out gas lift valves, and fishing and other well applications; and rents drilling tools, as well as sources, treats, and disposes water for oil and gas, municipal, and industrial use. National Energy Services Reunited Corp. was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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