Paramount Resources Company Profile (TSE:POU)

About Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)

Paramount Resources logoParamount Resources Ltd. is an energy company. The Company explores and develops unconventional and conventional petroleum and natural gas prospects, including long-term unconventional exploration and pre-development projects, and holds a portfolio of investments in other entities. The Company's segments include Principal Properties, Strategic Investments and Corporate. The Principal Properties segment includes the Company's Corporate Operating Units (COUs), which are involved in the exploration, development, production and marketing of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil. The Strategic investments include investments in other entities; investments in exploration and development stage assets, including oil sands and carbonate bitumen interests, and prospective shale gas acreage in the Liard and Horn River Basin, and drilling rigs owned by its subsidiary, Fox Drilling Limited Partnership (Fox Drilling). Fox Drilling owns seven triple-sized rigs.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Independent Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:POU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.paramountres.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$2.63 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 106,234,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$21.32
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$19.28
  • 52 Week Range: C$12.60 - C$25.17
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 2.02
  • P/E Growth: -6.25
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$197.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 13.34
  • Book Value: C$16.08 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.54
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$163.23 million
  • Net Margins: 65.60%
  • Return on Equity: 10.79%
  • Return on Assets: 8.95%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 408,441 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 17.58
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)

What is Paramount Resources' stock symbol?

Paramount Resources trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "POU."

When will Paramount Resources make its next earnings announcement?

Paramount Resources is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Paramount Resources.

Where is Paramount Resources' stock going? Where will Paramount Resources' stock price be in 2017?

8 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Paramount Resources' shares. Their forecasts range from C$16.00 to C$31.00. On average, they expect Paramount Resources' stock price to reach C$23.42 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Paramount Resources.

Who are some of Paramount Resources' key competitors?

Who are Paramount Resources' key executives?

Paramount Resources' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Clayton H. Riddell, Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • James H. T. Riddell, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Non-Independent Director
  • Bernard K. Lee, Chief Financial Officer
  • E. Mitchell Shier, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary, Manager - Land
  • Darrel S. Purdy, Corporate Operating Officer
  • John C. Gorman, Lead Independent Director
  • Susan L. Riddell Rose, Non-Independent Director
  • James Bell, Independent Director
  • Dirk Junge, Independent Director
  • John B. Roy, Independent Director

How do I buy Paramount Resources stock?

Shares of Paramount Resources and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Paramount Resources' stock price today?

One share of Paramount Resources stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$24.75.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Paramount Resources (TSE POU)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  223 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  347 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  570
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Paramount Resources and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: C$23.42

Analysts' Ratings History for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/18/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetStrong-BuyC$26.00 -> C$31.00View Rating Details
7/24/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetC$25.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details
7/11/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$17.50 -> C$19.50View Rating Details
7/10/2017ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformC$26.00 -> C$24.50View Rating Details
7/7/2017Laurentian Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetC$29.00 -> C$30.00View Rating Details
6/12/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperformC$22.00 -> C$25.00View Rating Details
5/11/2017CSFBReiterated RatingNeutralC$17.00View Rating Details
2/16/2017GMP SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyC$20.50 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
2/16/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$22.00 -> C$23.00View Rating Details
1/25/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$15.50 -> C$16.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$18.00 -> C$21.00View Rating Details
8/12/2016FirstEnergy CapitalUpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
8/10/2016FirstEnergy CorporationBoost Price TargetC$11.50 -> C$13.50View Rating Details
8/3/2016National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetC$15.50 -> C$14.50View Rating Details
4/4/2016Dundee SecuritiesBoost Price TargetC$8.75 -> C$9.50View Rating Details
3/21/2016AltaCorp CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperformC$7.00 -> C$13.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
Earnings by Quarter for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
Earnings History by Quarter for Paramount Resources (TSE POU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/8/2017        
8/6/2014C($0.08)C$0.53C$72.99 millionC$73.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014C($0.17)C($0.09)C$84.86 millionC$86.22 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($1.77)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($2.94)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.16)($0.16)($0.16)
Q2 20171($0.12)($0.12)($0.12)
Q3 20171($0.53)($0.53)($0.53)
Q4 20171($0.96)($0.96)($0.96)
Q1 20181($0.76)($0.76)($0.76)
Q2 20181($0.75)($0.75)($0.75)
Q3 20181($0.71)($0.71)($0.71)
Q4 20181($0.72)($0.72)($0.72)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/21/2017Clayton H RiddellInsiderBuy80,000C$25.00C$2,000,000.00
9/20/2017Clayton H RiddellInsiderBuy100,000C$24.45C$2,445,000.00
9/15/2017Robert M MacdonaldDirectorBuy1,500C$23.15C$34,725.00
9/14/2017Darrel S PurdyInsiderSell21,200C$23.50C$498,200.00
9/5/2017Michael S HanInsiderSell6,000C$21.49C$128,940.00
8/10/2017Matthew G OckendenInsiderSell8,000C$22.00C$176,000.00
7/27/2017Darrel S PurdyInsiderSell21,200C$8.17C$173,204.00
7/12/2017Clayton H RiddellInsiderBuy2,000C$18.68C$37,360.00
7/10/2017Bernard K LeeInsiderBuy10,000C$17.97C$179,700.00
2/21/2017Clayton H RiddellInsiderBuy420,000C$18.75C$7,875,000.00
2/6/2017Lloyd M DoyleInsiderSell4,720C$16.49C$77,832.80
1/20/2017Clayton H RiddellInsiderBuy421,000C$16.89C$7,110,690.00
12/8/2016Matthew G OckendenInsiderSell8,000C$11.87C$94,960.00
3/22/2016David M KnottDirectorBuy20,000C$5.88C$117,568.00
12/11/2015Clayton H RiddellDirectorBuy1,000C$5.94C$5,940.00
10/6/2015David M KnottDirectorBuy400,000C$10.19C$4,075,200.00
10/1/2015David M KnottDirectorBuy5,000C$7.60C$37,996.50
9/30/2015David M KnottDirectorBuy120,000C$7.21C$864,660.00
9/25/2015Joerg WittenbergInsiderSell2,500C$10.40C$25,987.50
9/2/2015David M KnottDirectorSell5,000C$9.24C$46,205.50
8/28/2015David M KnottDirectorBuy4,000C$9.59C$38,360.00
8/26/2015Dirk Jung�DirectorSell12,000C$8.32C$99,800.40
8/25/2015Bernard K LeeInsiderBuy3,000C$11.34C$34,020.00
4/27/2015Lloyd M DoyleInsiderSell2,745C$36.70C$100,748.09
4/24/2015James H T RiddellDirectorSell150,000C$36.76C$5,513,445.00
4/21/2015E. Mitchell ShierInsiderSell3,092C$36.78C$113,731.49
4/20/2015John B RoyDirectorSell5,000C$37.75C$188,750.00
4/7/2015Geoffrey W P McmillanInsiderSell10,000C$34.45C$344,500.00
4/6/2015Paul Robert KinvigInsiderSell6,400C$31.75C$203,200.00
4/6/2015Thomas Eugene ClaugusDirectorSell5,400C$25.41C$137,214.00
4/2/2015E. Mitchell ShierInsiderSell5,000C$31.21C$156,045.00
4/2/2015John C GormanDirectorSell1,113C$30.70C$34,169.55
12/12/2014Thomas Eugene ClaugusDirectorSell1,020C$22.42C$22,868.40
11/20/2014Thomas Eugene ClaugusDirectorSell1,300C$45.62C$59,306.00
10/23/2014Clayton H RiddellDirectorBuy100,000C$50.26C$5,026,000.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
Latest Headlines for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoClayton H. Riddell Acquires 80,000 Shares of Paramount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 21 at 7:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoClayton H. Riddell Purchases 100,000 Shares of Paramount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 21 at 7:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould You Be Tempted To Buy Paramount Resources Ltd (TSX:POU) At Its Current Price?
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 7:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Price Target Increased to C$31.00 by Analysts at Raymond James Financial, Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 3:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 4:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Director Robert M. Macdonald Acquires 1,500 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 10:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Insider Darrel S. Purdy Sells 21,200 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 11:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount and Trilogy Complete Merger
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 8:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Paramount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Insider Sells 6,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 5 at 10:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIndependent Proxy Advisory Firms Recommend that Paramount and Trilogy Shareholders Vote for the Merger of Paramount and Trilogy
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 8:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIndependent Proxy Advisory Firms Recommend that Paramount and Trilogy Shareholders Vote for the Merger of Paramount and Trilogy
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 8:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 4:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 Earnings Estimate for Paramount Resources, Ltd. Issued By Cormark (POU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 1:46 AM
nasdaq.com logoApache Completes Strategic Exit from Canada - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 17 at 6:58 AM
nasdaq.com logoApache Completes Strategic Exit from Canada - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 17 at 6:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Paramount Resources Ltd. : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 6:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Paramount Resources Ltd. : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 6:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount Resources Ltd. :POU-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 6:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of ($0.55) Per Share (TSE:POU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 14 at 1:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount Resources Ltd. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 1:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount Resources posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 1:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Insider Matthew G. Ockenden Sells 8,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 4:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount Resources posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 7:00 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount Resources Ltd. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 6:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount Resources Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : POU-CA : August 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 6:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount Resources Ltd. :POU-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 7:07 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 Earnings Forecast for Paramount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) Issued By Cormark
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 7:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 7:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) Insider Sells C$173,204.00 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 7:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount Resources Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : POU-CA : July 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) Insider Clayton H. Riddell Purchases 2,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 8:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) Given New C$19.50 Price Target at TD Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 2:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Paramount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Insider Purchases 10,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 1:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoScotiabank Lowers Paramount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) to Sector Perform
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 2:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Price Target Raised to C$30.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 1:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) Price Target Increased to C$30.00 by Analysts at Laurentian
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 12:44 PM
nasdaq.com logoParamount Resources to buy Apache subsidiary for $459.5 mln
www.nasdaq.com - July 7 at 8:12 AM
streetinsider.com logoApache Corp. (APA) Announces Strategic Exit from Canada Following Sale of ...
www.streetinsider.com - July 7 at 8:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIIROC Trade Resumption - Paramount Resources Ltd.
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 8:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIIROC Trade Resumption - POU
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 8:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 9:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount Resources Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : POU-CA : June 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 17 at 5:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBMO Capital Markets Raises Paramount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Price Target to C$25.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 2:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 9:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoParamount Resources Ltd. Closes the Sale of its Oil and Gas Properties in the Valhalla Area of Alberta for $150 Million
finance.yahoo.com - May 30 at 9:47 AM
baystreet.ca logoCanada Goose, Brookfield at 52-Week Highs
www.baystreet.ca - May 15 at 6:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 11:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Paramount Resources, Ltd. Raised by Cormark (POU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 7:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) PT Raised to C$25.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 7:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Rating Reiterated by CSFB
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 7:34 PM

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