HighPeak Energy (NASDAQ:HPKEW) and Transocean (NYSE:RIG) Head-To-Head Review

HighPeak Energy (NASDAQ:HPKEWGet Rating) and Transocean (NYSE:RIGGet Rating) are both mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for HighPeak Energy and Transocean, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
HighPeak Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A
Transocean 0 3 5 0 2.63

Transocean has a consensus price target of $4.94, indicating a potential downside of 20.79%. Given Transocean’s higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Transocean is more favorable than HighPeak Energy.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

55.2% of Transocean shares are held by institutional investors. 13.3% of Transocean shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.


This table compares HighPeak Energy and Transocean’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
HighPeak Energy N/A N/A N/A
Transocean -20.50% -3.74% -2.03%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares HighPeak Energy and Transocean’s top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
HighPeak Energy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Transocean $2.56 billion 1.76 -$592.00 million ($0.80) -7.80

HighPeak Energy has higher earnings, but lower revenue than Transocean.


Transocean beats HighPeak Energy on 5 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Transocean

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Transocean Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells worldwide. It contracts its mobile offshore drilling rigs, related equipment, and work crews to drill oil and gas wells. As of February 14, 2022, the company had partial ownership interests in and operated a fleet of 37 mobile offshore drilling units, including 27 ultra-deep water and 10 harsh environment floaters. It serves integrated energy companies, government-owned or government-controlled oil companies, and other independent energy companies. The company was founded in 1926 and is based in Steinhausen, Switzerland.

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