Jones Energy (NYSE:JONE) and Petroquest Energy (NYSE:PQUE) Head-To-Head Review

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Petroquest Energy (OTCMKTS:PQUE) and Jones Energy (NYSE:JONE) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, analyst recommendations and earnings.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Petroquest Energy and Jones Energy’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Petroquest Energy $108.29 million 0.00 -$6.63 million ($0.55) N/A
Jones Energy $188.57 million 0.00 -$101.49 million ($8.40) N/A

Petroquest Energy has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Jones Energy.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

1.6% of Petroquest Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.8% of Petroquest Energy shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 32.1% of Jones Energy shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Petroquest Energy and Jones Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Petroquest Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A
Jones Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A

Risk & Volatility

Petroquest Energy has a beta of 1.56, meaning that its stock price is 56% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Jones Energy has a beta of 3.09, meaning that its stock price is 209% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Petroquest Energy and Jones Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Petroquest Energy -4.93% N/A -3.76%
Jones Energy -22.39% -21.89% -6.30%

Summary

Petroquest Energy beats Jones Energy on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

Petroquest Energy Company Profile

PetroQuest Energy, Inc. operates as an independent oil and gas company in Texas and Louisiana. The company acquires, explores for, develops, and operates oil and gas properties. As of December 31, 2017, it had estimated proved reserves of 1.8 million barrels of oil; 19.4 billion cubic feet equivalent of natural gas liquids; and 125.4 billion cubic feet of natural gas. PetroQuest Energy, Inc. was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Jones Energy Company Profile

Jones Energy, Inc., an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas properties in the mid-continent United States. It owns leasehold interests in oil and natural gas producing properties, as well as in undeveloped acreage located in the Anadarko Basin in Oklahoma and Texas. As of December 31, 2017, the company's total estimated proved reserves included 104.8 million barrels of oil equivalent. Jones Energy, Inc. was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

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