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: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$2.07 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 106,151,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$19.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$18.04
  • 52 Week Range: C$10.83 - C$22.41
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 1.68
  • P/E Growth: 2.01
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$210.94 million
  • Price / Sales: 9.79
  • Book Value: C$15.65 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.24
  • EBIDTA: C$111.16 million
  • Net Margins: 31.91%
  • Return on Equity: 5.05%
  • Return on Assets: 4.09%
  • Average Volume: 377,651 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 7.66
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."

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

10 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Paramount Resources' stock. Their predictions range from C$13.50 to C$30.00. On average, they anticipate Paramount Resources' share price to reach C$21.63 in the next twelve months. 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 B. Roy, Lead Independent Director
  • Susan L. Riddell Rose, Non-Independent Director
  • James Bell, Independent Director
  • John C. Gorman, Independent Director
  • Dirk Junge, 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$19.46.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Paramount Resources (TSE POU)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  205 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  326 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  531
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: 7 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: C$21.63

Analysts' Ratings History for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
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
5/11/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightC$22.00 -> C$25.00View Rating Details
5/11/2017CSFBReiterated RatingNeutralC$17.00View Rating Details
5/11/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetStrong-BuyC$25.00 -> C$29.00View 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 7/23/2015 forward)


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
8/6/2014($0.08)$0.53$72.99 million$73.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014($0.17)($0.09)$84.86 million$86.22 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.35)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.16)($0.16)($0.16)
Q2 20171($0.13)($0.13)($0.13)
Q3 20171($0.10)($0.10)($0.10)
Q4 20171$0.04$0.04$0.04
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
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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
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)


Headline Trends for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
Latest Headlines for Paramount Resources (TSE:POU)
DateHeadline logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) Insider Clayton H. Riddell Purchases 2,000 Shares - July 13 at 8:16 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) Given New C$19.50 Price Target at TD Securities - July 11 at 2:21 PM logoInsider Buying: Paramount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Insider Purchases 10,000 Shares of Stock - July 11 at 1:48 PM logoScotiabank Lowers Paramount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) to Sector Perform - July 10 at 2:14 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Price Target Raised to C$30.00 - July 7 at 1:18 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (TSE:POU) Price Target Increased to C$30.00 by Analysts at Laurentian - July 7 at 12:44 PM logoParamount Resources to buy Apache subsidiary for $459.5 mln - July 7 at 8:12 AM logoApache Corp. (APA) Announces Strategic Exit from Canada Following Sale of ... - July 7 at 8:12 AM logoIIROC Trade Resumption - Paramount Resources Ltd. - July 7 at 8:12 AM logoIIROC Trade Resumption - POU - July 7 at 8:12 AM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - July 4 at 9:44 AM logoParamount Resources Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : POU-CA : June 16, 2017 - June 17 at 5:46 AM logoBMO Capital Markets Raises Paramount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Price Target to C$25.00 - June 12 at 2:26 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - June 9 at 9:52 AM logoParamount Resources Ltd. Closes the Sale of its Oil and Gas Properties in the Valhalla Area of Alberta for $150 Million - May 30 at 9:47 AM logoCanada Goose, Brookfield at 52-Week Highs - May 15 at 6:33 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 15 at 11:08 AM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Paramount Resources, Ltd. Raised by Cormark (POU) - May 15 at 7:16 AM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) PT Raised to C$25.00 - May 13 at 7:34 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Rating Reiterated by CSFB - May 13 at 7:34 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Given New C$22.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets - May 13 at 7:34 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Cut to "Hold" at TD Securities - May 13 at 7:34 PM logoRaymond James Financial, Inc. Boosts Paramount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Price Target to C$29.00 - May 13 at 7:34 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Price Target Increased to C$26.00 by Analysts at Scotiabank - May 13 at 7:34 PM logoParamount Resources Ltd. Announces Director Election Results from its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders - May 10 at 7:30 PM logoParamount Resources posts 1Q profit - May 10 at 11:37 AM logoParamount Resources Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2017 Results: Sales Volumes Average 16,163 Boe/d; Karr 6-18 Facility Expansion On-Stream Ahead of Schedule - May 10 at 11:30 AM logoParamount Resources Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:POU) : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 6:42 PM logoParamount Resources Ltd. Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be Webcast - May 8 at 11:59 AM logoParamount Resources Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : POU-CA : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 7:33 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of ($0.15) Per Share, Cormark Forecasts (POU) - May 4 at 11:44 AM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Earns Outperform Rating from Scotiabank - May 2 at 10:42 PM logoParamount Resources, Ltd. (POU) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - March 23 at 11:28 AM logoParamount Resources Ltd. Announces 2016 Results: Karr-Gold Creek P+P Reserves Increase 194 Percent to 84.3 MMBoe; 2017 Annual Sales Volumes Projected to Average Approximately 20,000 Boe/d - March 9 at 7:10 PM logoQ4 2016 Paramount Resources Ltd Earnings Release - Before Market Open - March 9 at 7:10 PM logoResearch Reports Initiated on Energy Stocks Seven Generations Energy, Crew Energy, Baytex Energy, and Paramount Resources - March 3 at 8:35 AM logoThursday's analyst upgrades and downgrades - February 16 at 6:55 PM logoParamount Resources Ltd. Provides Operational Update and Preliminary 2017 Outlook - February 16 at 6:55 PM logoPipeline in Canada needs replacing after 'mischief' - police - Nasdaq - January 18 at 8:31 AM logoPipeline in Canada needs replacing after 'mischief' - police - January 16 at 7:47 PM logoParamount Resources Ltd. -- Moody's withdraws all of Paramount's ratings - December 21 at 8:07 PM logoParamount Resources Ltd. Announces the Closing of a Grant by Cavalier Energy of a Royalty for $100 million, the Sale of 5.0 million Seven Generations Shares for $150 million and a Dividend of its Remaining 3.8 million Seven Generations Shar - December 16 at 8:07 PM



Paramount Resources (POU) Chart for Sunday, July, 23, 2017

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