Permian Resources (NASDAQ:PR) and Sundance Energy Australia (OTCMKTS:SDCJF) Head-To-Head Survey

Permian Resources (NASDAQ:PRGet Free Report) and Sundance Energy Australia (OTCMKTS:SDCJFGet Free Report) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

53.5% of Permian Resources shares are owned by institutional investors. 23.1% of Permian Resources shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Permian Resources and Sundance Energy Australia, as provided by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Permian Resources 0 3 9 0 2.75
Sundance Energy Australia 0 0 0 0 N/A

Permian Resources presently has a consensus price target of $18.00, indicating a potential upside of 9.22%. Given Permian Resources’ higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Permian Resources is more favorable than Sundance Energy Australia.

Volatility & Risk

Permian Resources has a beta of 4.35, meaning that its stock price is 335% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sundance Energy Australia has a beta of 3.96, meaning that its stock price is 296% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Permian Resources and Sundance Energy Australia’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Permian Resources $3.12 billion 4.08 $476.31 million $1.16 14.21
Sundance Energy Australia $164.93 million 0.06 -$28.14 million N/A N/A

Permian Resources has higher revenue and earnings than Sundance Energy Australia.


This table compares Permian Resources and Sundance Energy Australia’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Permian Resources 15.26% 10.98% 7.07%
Sundance Energy Australia 24.02% 13.45% 6.16%


Permian Resources beats Sundance Energy Australia on 9 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Permian Resources

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Permian Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the development of crude oil and related liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the United States. Its assets primarily focus on the Delaware Basin, a sub-basin of the Permian Basin. The company's properties consist of acreage blocks in Reeves County, West Texas and Lea County, New Mexico. The company was formerly known as Centennial Resource Development, Inc. and changed its name to Permian Resources Corporation in September 2022. Permian Resources Corporation was incorporated in 2015 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas.

About Sundance Energy Australia

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Sundance Energy Australia Limited operates as an onshore oil and gas company in the United States. The company explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas. Its exploration and development activities are focused on the Eagle Ford project in the South-Texas-Gulf Coast Basin. Sundance Energy Australia Limited was incorporated in 2004 and is based in Wayville, Australia.

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