Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) (OTCMKTS:GZPFY) and Ranger Energy Services (NYSE:RNGR) are both oils/energy companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

28.8% of Ranger Energy Services shares are held by institutional investors. 4.3% of Ranger Energy Services shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) has a beta of 0.76, suggesting that its share price is 24% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ranger Energy Services has a beta of 3.61, suggesting that its share price is 261% more volatile than the S&P 500.


Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) pays an annual dividend of $2.79 per share and has a dividend yield of 11.1%. Ranger Energy Services does not pay a dividend.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) and Ranger Energy Services’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) $31.77 billion 0.75 $4.33 billion N/A N/A
Ranger Energy Services $154.00 million 0.82 -$6.59 million ($0.78) -10.19

Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) has higher revenue and earnings than Ranger Energy Services.


This table compares Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) and Ranger Energy Services’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) 14.50% 17.91% 10.38%
Ranger Energy Services -2.76% 0.14% 0.09%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) and Ranger Energy Services, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) 0 0 0 0 N/A
Ranger Energy Services 0 3 2 0 2.40

Ranger Energy Services has a consensus price target of $10.25, indicating a potential upside of 28.93%. Given Ranger Energy Services’ higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Ranger Energy Services is more favorable than Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR).


Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR) beats Ranger Energy Services on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Gazprom Neft’ PAO (GDR)

PJSC Gazprom Neft, an integrated oil company, engages in the exploration, development, production, and sale of crude oil and gas in Russia, the CIS countries, and internationally. The company also involved in the production, distribution, and marketing of refined petroleum products. It holds interests in 90 resource licenses in the oil-producing regions of Russia; and production projects in Angola, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Romania, Serbia, Iraq, and Venezuela. As of December 31, 2017, the company had total proved reserves of 6,407 million barrels of oil equivalent. It also produces and sells jet fuels, lubricants, bitumen products, and petrochemical products, as well as provides bunkering services to various industries and sectors. The company sells its fuels through 1,852 filling stations. PJSC Gazprom Neft was founded in 1995 and is based in St. Petersburg, Russia. PJSC Gazprom Neft is a subsidiary of Public Joint Stock Company Gazprom.

About Ranger Energy Services

Ranger Energy Services, Inc. provides well service rigs and associated services in the United States. It operates through two segments, Well Services and Processing Solutions. The company offers well completion support srevices, such as milling out composite plugs used during hydraulic fracturing; workover services, including retrieval and replacement of existing production tubing; well maintenance services comprising replacement of downhole artificial lift components; and decommissioning services consisting of plugging and abandonment services. It also rents equipment, such as power swivels, well control packages, hydraulic catwalks, frac tanks, pipe racks, pipe handling tools, and other equipment; and offers wireline, snubbing, and fluid management services. In addition, the company owns and operates a fleet of modular natural gas processing equipment that processes rich natural gas streams at the wellhead or central gathering points. It serves onshore exploration and production operators. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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