Birchcliff Energy (OTCMKTS:BIREF) vs. BPI Energy (OTCMKTS:BPIGF) Head-To-Head Survey

Birchcliff Energy (OTCMKTS:BIREFGet Free Report) and BPI Energy (OTCMKTS:BPIGFGet Free Report) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership and earnings.

Volatility and Risk

Birchcliff Energy has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, BPI Energy has a beta of -0.09, meaning that its share price is 109% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Birchcliff Energy and BPI Energy’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Birchcliff Energy 9.66% 3.59% 2.65%
BPI Energy N/A N/A N/A

Insider and Institutional Ownership

0.7% of Birchcliff Energy shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.5% of Birchcliff Energy shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings for Birchcliff Energy and BPI Energy, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Birchcliff Energy 0 2 1 0 2.33
BPI Energy 0 0 0 0 N/A

Birchcliff Energy presently has a consensus price target of $5.35, suggesting a potential upside of 39.87%.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Birchcliff Energy and BPI Energy’s gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Birchcliff Energy $1.03 billion 0.99 $505.23 million $0.23 16.63
BPI Energy N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Birchcliff Energy has higher revenue and earnings than BPI Energy.

Summary

Birchcliff Energy beats BPI Energy on 8 of the 8 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Birchcliff Energy

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Birchcliff Energy Ltd., an intermediate oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, light oil, condensate, and other natural gas liquids in Western Canada. The company holds interests in the Montney/Doig resource play located approximately 95 km northwest of Grande Prairie, Alberta. Its asset portfolio also includes various other properties, including the Elmworth and Progress areas of Alberta. Birchcliff Energy Ltd. is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

About BPI Energy

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BPI Energy Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, BPI Energy, Inc., engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and sale of coalbed methane (CBM) properties in the United States. It owns approximately 500,000 acres of CBM rights in the Illinois Basin. The company also has interests in Southern Illinois Basin project covering approximately 10,000 acres in the southern part of the Illinois Basin; the Northern Illinois Basin project covering 353,531 acres in Montgomery, Shelby, Christian, Fayette, and Macoupin Counties in Illinois; and the Western Illinois Basin project covering 135,948 acres in Clinton, Washington, Marion, and Perry Counties in Illinois. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Solon, Ohio.

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