Geopark (GPRK) & Its Competitors Head to Head Survey

Geopark (NYSE: GPRK) is one of 160 public companies in the “Crude petroleum & natural gas” industry, but how does it compare to its competitors? We will compare Geopark to similar businesses based on the strength of its profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership, valuation and dividends.


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This table compares Geopark and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Geopark -7.35% -13.62% -2.67%
Geopark Competitors -0.26% 19.46% 3.86%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Geopark and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Geopark $330.12 million -$24.22 million -42.16
Geopark Competitors $9.52 billion $368.10 million 35.00

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

19.5% of Geopark shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 59.4% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by institutional investors. 12.5% of shares of all “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Geopark has a beta of -0.04, meaning that its stock price is 104% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Geopark’s competitors have a beta of 0.65, meaning that their average stock price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Geopark and its competitors, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Geopark 0 0 6 0 3.00
Geopark Competitors 1528 6727 10064 309 2.49

Geopark presently has a consensus target price of $14.17, suggesting a potential upside of 8.39%. As a group, “Crude petroleum & natural gas” companies have a potential upside of 11.96%. Given Geopark’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Geopark has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.


Geopark competitors beat Geopark on 11 of the 13 factors compared.

Geopark Company Profile

GeoPark Limited engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas reserves in Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, and Argentina. As of December 31, 2016, the company had working and/or economic interests in 26 hydrocarbons blocks, as well as shallow-offshore concession in Brazil that includes the Manati Field. It had net proved reserves of 73.6 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was formerly known as GeoPark Holdings Limited and changed its name to GeoPark Limited in July 2013. GeoPark Limited was founded in 2002 and is based in Santiago, Chile.

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