Head-To-Head Comparison: Pledge Petroleum (PROP) versus INPEX CORP/ADR (IPXHY)

Pledge Petroleum (OTCMKTS:PROP) and INPEX CORP/ADR (OTCMKTS:IPXHY) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Pledge Petroleum and INPEX CORP/ADR, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Pledge Petroleum 0 0 0 0 N/A


This table compares Pledge Petroleum and INPEX CORP/ADR’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Pledge Petroleum N/A -36.93% -35.70%
INPEX CORP/ADR 4.72% 3.95% 2.92%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Pledge Petroleum and INPEX CORP/ADR’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Pledge Petroleum $20,000.00 537.12 -$600,000.00 N/A N/A
INPEX CORP/ADR $8.43 billion N/A $363.25 million N/A N/A

INPEX CORP/ADR has higher revenue and earnings than Pledge Petroleum.


INPEX CORP/ADR pays an annual dividend of $0.06 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.6%. Pledge Petroleum does not pay a dividend.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

0.0% of Pledge Petroleum shares are held by institutional investors. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Pledge Petroleum has a beta of -29.38, suggesting that its stock price is 3,038% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, INPEX CORP/ADR has a beta of 0.96, suggesting that its stock price is 4% less volatile than the S&P 500.


INPEX CORP/ADR beats Pledge Petroleum on 7 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pledge Petroleum Company Profile

Pledge Petroleum Corp. does not have significant operations. Previously, it focused on the acquisition of producing oil fields. The company was formerly known as Propell Technologies Group, Inc. and changed its name to Pledge Petroleum Corp. in February 2017. Pledge Petroleum Corp. is based in Houston, Texas.

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.

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