Contrasting Foresight Energy (NYSE:FELP) & Paringa Resources (NYSE:PNGZF)

Foresight Energy (NYSE:FELP) and Paringa Resources (OTCMKTS:PNGZF) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Foresight Energy and Paringa Resources, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Foresight Energy 0 1 0 0 2.00
Paringa Resources 0 0 0 0 N/A

Foresight Energy presently has a consensus target price of $5.00, indicating a potential upside of 777.19%. Given Foresight Energy’s higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Foresight Energy is more favorable than Paringa Resources.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Foresight Energy and Paringa Resources’ revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Foresight Energy $1.10 billion 0.08 -$61.61 million ($0.32) -1.78
Paringa Resources N/A N/A -$7.11 million N/A N/A

Paringa Resources has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Foresight Energy.


Foresight Energy pays an annual dividend of $0.24 per share and has a dividend yield of 42.1%. Paringa Resources does not pay a dividend. Foresight Energy pays out -75.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Risk & Volatility

Foresight Energy has a beta of 0.47, meaning that its share price is 53% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Paringa Resources has a beta of 0.04, meaning that its share price is 96% less volatile than the S&P 500.


This table compares Foresight Energy and Paringa Resources’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Foresight Energy -4.65% -8.88% -2.18%
Paringa Resources N/A N/A N/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.9% of Foresight Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


Foresight Energy beats Paringa Resources on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Foresight Energy Company Profile

Foresight Energy LP engages in the development, mining, production, marketing, transportation, and sale of thermal coal primarily in the eastern United States and internationally. As of February 27, 2019, the company operated two longwall mining complexes with three longwall mining systems in Williamson and Sugar Camp; one continuous mining operation in Macoupin; and the Sitran river terminal on the Ohio River. It controls approximately 2 billion tons of coal reserves in the Illinois Basin. The company sells its coal to electric utility and industrial companies. Foresight Energy GP LLC acts as a general partner for Foresight Energy LP. The company was formerly known as Foresight Energy Partners LP and changed its name to Foresight Energy LP in April 2014. Foresight Energy LP was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Paringa Resources Company Profile

Paringa Resources Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and development of mineral resource properties in the United States. The company holds an interest in the Buck Creek Mine Complex located in the Illinois coal basin. As of June 30, 2018, it owned 40,751 gross acres of coal leases in Kentucky, the United States. Paringa Resources Limited was incorporated in 2012 and is headquartered in Rumsey, Kentucky.

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