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American Resources (AREC) Competitors

+0.15 (+20.25%)
(As of 06/14/2024 ET)


Should you be buying American Resources stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of American Resources include Hallador Energy (HNRG), Arch Resources (ARCH), Warrior Met Coal (HCC), CONSOL Energy (CEIX), Ramaco Resources (METC), NL Industries (NL), Intrepid Potash (IPI), Lightwave Logic (LWLG), L.B. Foster (FSTR), and American Vanguard (AVD).

American Resources vs.

Hallador Energy (NASDAQ:HNRG) and American Resources (NASDAQ:AREC) are both small-cap oils/energy companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, risk, community ranking, dividends, valuation, earnings, media sentiment, institutional ownership and profitability.

Hallador Energy has higher revenue and earnings than American Resources. American Resources is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Hallador Energy, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Hallador Energy$634.48M0.45$44.79M$0.5912.95
American Resources$16.74M4.21-$11.45M-$0.13-6.85

Hallador Energy has a beta of 0.66, indicating that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, American Resources has a beta of 0.3, indicating that its share price is 70% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Hallador Energy has a net margin of 3.79% compared to Hallador Energy's net margin of -179.75%. American Resources' return on equity of 8.49% beat Hallador Energy's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Hallador Energy3.79% 8.49% 3.88%
American Resources -179.75%-978.72%-11.22%

Hallador Energy currently has a consensus price target of $9.00, indicating a potential upside of 17.80%. American Resources has a consensus price target of $4.13, indicating a potential upside of 363.17%. Given Hallador Energy's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe American Resources is more favorable than Hallador Energy.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Hallador Energy
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
American Resources
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)

In the previous week, Hallador Energy had 1 more articles in the media than American Resources. MarketBeat recorded 3 mentions for Hallador Energy and 2 mentions for American Resources. Hallador Energy's average media sentiment score of 0.96 beat American Resources' score of 0.63 indicating that American Resources is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Overall Sentiment
Hallador Energy Positive
American Resources Positive

61.4% of Hallador Energy shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 9.3% of American Resources shares are held by institutional investors. 32.3% of Hallador Energy shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.8% of American Resources shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Hallador Energy received 195 more outperform votes than American Resources when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 71.21% of users gave American Resources an outperform vote while only 60.50% of users gave Hallador Energy an outperform vote.

Hallador EnergyOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
American ResourcesOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes


Hallador Energy beats American Resources on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding AREC and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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AREC vs. The Competition

MetricAmerican ResourcesBituminous coal & lignite mining IndustryMaterials SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$70.52M$1.18B$2.79B$8.39B
Dividend YieldN/A2.43%5.16%4.04%
P/E Ratio-6.855.29142.2218.08
Price / Sales4.211.71764,407.9989.33
Price / CashN/A4.2323.7831.18
Price / BookN/A1.683.704.22
Net Income-$11.45M$206.18M$162.67M$216.24M
7 Day Performance-22.56%-8.51%6.24%-0.46%
1 Month Performance-32.02%0.71%4.81%-2.37%
1 Year Performance-52.37%20.69%18.65%1.57%

American Resources Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Hallador Energy
3.6574 of 5 stars
-6.7%$305.10M$634.48M14.00936Short Interest ↑
News Coverage
Arch Resources
3.2567 of 5 stars
+37.9%$2.98B$3.15B9.693,400Short Interest ↓
Positive News
Warrior Met Coal
3.2996 of 5 stars
1.5333 of 5 stars
+47.0%$2.89B$2.57B5.962,020Short Interest ↓
Positive News
Ramaco Resources
4.4415 of 5 stars
+38.3%$579.85M$693.52M11.18811Positive News
NL Industries
0.3696 of 5 stars
Intrepid Potash
1.5639 of 5 stars
+7.9%$333.72M$279.08M-7.46485Short Interest ↓
Positive News
Lightwave Logic
0 of 5 stars
N/A-55.6%$305.04M$40,000.00-15.1133Positive News
L.B. Foster
4.3833 of 5 stars
+79.3%$281.78M$543.74M35.221,065Short Interest ↓
American Vanguard
4.8382 of 5 stars
-50.7%$241.79M$589.63M33.23845Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:AREC) was last updated on 6/16/2024 by Staff

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