Financial Contrast: ProFrac (ACDC) vs. Its Competitors

ProFrac (NASDAQ:ACDCGet Rating) is one of 37 public companies in the “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare ProFrac to similar businesses based on the strength of its dividends, profitability, risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and valuation.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for ProFrac and its peers, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
ProFrac 0 1 3 0 2.75
ProFrac Competitors 213 1191 2147 84 2.58

ProFrac presently has a consensus target price of $23.50, indicating a potential upside of 99.15%. As a group, “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies have a potential upside of 53.00%. Given ProFrac’s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe ProFrac is more favorable than its peers.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

23.9% of ProFrac shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.7% of shares of all “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by institutional investors. 2.3% of ProFrac shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.8% of shares of all “Oil & gas field services, not elsewhere classified” companies are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares ProFrac and its peers revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
ProFrac $2.43 billion $91.50 million 4.78
ProFrac Competitors $2.80 billion $212.21 million -2.60

ProFrac’s peers have higher revenue and earnings than ProFrac. ProFrac is trading at a higher price-to-earnings ratio than its peers, indicating that it is currently more expensive than other companies in its industry.


This table compares ProFrac and its peers’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
ProFrac 3.90% -27.27% 8.04%
ProFrac Competitors 2.25% -12.91% 4.62%

About ProFrac

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ProFrac Holding Corp., a vertically integrated and energy services company, provides hydraulic fracturing, completion, and other products and services to upstream oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and production of North American unconventional oil and natural gas resources. It operates through three segments: Stimulation Services, Manufacturing, and Proppant Production. The company also manufactures and sells high horsepower pumps, valves, piping, swivels, large-bore manifold systems, seats, and fluid ends. ProFrac Holding Corp. was founded in 2016 and is headquartered in Willow Park, Texas.

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