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President Energy AIM:PPC Stock Report

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29 Sep, 2022


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PPC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health1/6

PPC Stock Overview

President Energy Plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, evaluation, development, and production of oil and gas properties primarily in South America.

President Energy Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for President Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£0.0088
52 Week HighUK£0.029
52 Week LowUK£0.0085
1 Month Change-36.36%
3 Month Change-40.68%
1 Year Change-53.95%
3 Year Change-78.92%
5 Year Change-89.06%
Change since IPO-99.58%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

PPCGB Oil and GasGB Market

Return vs Industry: PPC underperformed the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned -13% over the past year.

Return vs Market: PPC underperformed the UK Market which returned -14.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is PPC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
PPC volatility
PPC Average Weekly Movement9.3%
Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement8.9%
Market Average Movement5.3%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.8%

Stable Share Price: PPC is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: PPC's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.

About the Company

200466Peter Levine

President Energy Plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, evaluation, development, and production of oil and gas properties primarily in South America. The company holds exploration assets in Paraguay, Argentina, and the United States. It is also involved in the exploration, production, and sale of hydrocarbons and related activities.

President Energy Fundamentals Summary

How do President Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
PPC fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£18.01m
Earnings (TTM)UK£10.45m
Revenue (TTM)UK£31.45m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
PPC income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$32.21m
Gross ProfitUS$2.46m
Other Expenses-US$9.06m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.0056
Gross Margin7.10%
Net Profit Margin33.23%
Debt/Equity Ratio47.2%

How did PPC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is PPC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for PPC?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

PPC key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.4x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA7x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does PPC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

PPC PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for PPC vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average13.9x
GEEC Great Eastern Energy
SOU Sound Energy
PXEN Prospex Energy
EOG Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings)
PPC President Energy

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: PPC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.7x) compared to the peer average (13.9x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does PPC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the GB Oil and Gas Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: PPC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (1.7x) compared to the UK Oil and Gas industry average (5x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is PPC's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

PPC PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio1.7x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PPC's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of PPC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: PPC (£0.01) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£0.33)

Significantly Below Fair Value: PPC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is President Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if PPC's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if PPC's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the UK market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if PPC's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: PPC's revenue (28% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (4.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: PPC's revenue (28% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if PPC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has President Energy performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: PPC has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: PPC became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: PPC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 2.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: PPC has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: PPC has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (314.5%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: PPC's Return on Equity (15.9%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is President Energy's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 1/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: PPC's short term assets ($12.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($35.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: PPC's short term assets ($12.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($34.0M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: PPC's net debt to equity ratio (40.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: PPC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 7.7% to 47.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: PPC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (47.7%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if PPC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet

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What is President Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

President Energy Dividend Yield vs Market
How does President Energy dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (President Energy)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (GB)2.1%
Market Top 25% (GB)6.3%
Industry Average (Oil and Gas)7.6%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (President Energy)0%

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PPC's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PPC's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PPC's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PPC's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as PPC has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Peter Levine (66 yo)





Mr. Peter Michael Levine, M.A. (Oxon) serves as Non-Executive Chairman and Company Secretary of ATOME Energy PLC and serves on the board of director since October 20, 2021. Mr. Levine has been the Chief Ex...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Peter Levine's Compensation vs President Energy Earnings
How has Peter Levine's remuneration changed compared to President Energy's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$592kUS$592k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$591kUS$591k


Sep 30 2020n/an/a


Jun 30 2020n/an/a


Mar 31 2020n/an/a


Dec 31 2019US$670kUS$670k


Sep 30 2019n/an/a


Jun 30 2019n/an/a


Mar 31 2019n/an/a


Dec 31 2018US$586kUS$586k


Sep 30 2018n/an/a


Jun 30 2018n/an/a


Mar 31 2018n/an/a


Dec 31 2017US$556kUS$556k


Sep 30 2017n/an/a


Jun 30 2017n/an/a


Mar 31 2017n/an/a


Dec 31 2016US$599kUS$599k


Sep 30 2016n/an/a


Jun 30 2016n/an/a


Mar 31 2016n/an/a


Dec 31 2015US$667kUS$667k


Compensation vs Market: Peter's total compensation ($USD592.00K) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD324.21K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Peter's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: PPC's management team is considered experienced (4.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: PPC's board of directors are considered experienced (6.5 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of PPC?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Public Companies942,7330.05%
Individual Insiders12,974,9770.6%
General Public344,925,32216.8%
Private Companies482,398,90523.4%
Hedge Funds601,453,46229.2%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Top 25 shareholders own 81.46% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Levine Capital Management Limited
Farringford N.V.
334,743,721$2.9m0%no data
Schroder Investment Management Limited
179,649,351$1.6m0%no data
Michinoko Limited
144,770,642$1.3m0%no data
Premier Fund Managers Limited
HBOS Investment Fund Managers Limited
Barclays Bank PLC, Wealth and Investment Management Division
45,755,371$400.4k-5.35%no data
Killik Asset Management
A J Bell Holdings Limited, Asset Management Arm
27,276,036$238.7k11.55%no data
Bank Julius Bär & Co Ltd., Asset Management Arm
26,096,716$228.3k0%no data
UBS Asset Management
22,456,546$196.5k110.16%no data
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) Limited
16,915,656$148.0k4.17%no data
Jarvis Securities plc, Asset Management Arm
Brewin Dolphin Limited
12,602,609$110.3k34.51%no data
12,185,064$106.6k0%no data
IG Group Holdings Plc, Asset Management Arm
West Yorkshire Pension Fund
9,375,000$82.0k0%no data
Robert Shepherd
9,170,502$80.2k0%no data
Lockwood Advisors, Inc.
7,287,544$63.8k-0.95%no data
Fidelity International Ltd
5,808,513$50.8k-1.57%no data
Charles Stanley & Co. Ltd, Asset Management Arm
3,994,655$35.0k3.58%no data
Jorge Bongiovanni
3,704,475$32.4k0%no data
Canaccord Genuity Wealth (International) Limited
3,680,202$32.2k16.02%no data
0.13%, Asset Management Arm
London Wealth Management Limited
2,605,793$22.8k0%no data

Company Information

President Energy Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: President Energy Plc
  • Ticker: PPC
  • Exchange: AIM
  • Founded: 2004
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£18.008m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.06b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • President Energy Plc
  • Carrwood Park
  • Selby Road
  • Leeds
  • West Yorkshire
  • LS15 4LG
  • United Kingdom


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
PPCAIM (London Stock Exchange AIM Market)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJul 2004
PPCG.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJul 2004
NNH1DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURJul 2004

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/29 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.