PGS ASA operates as a marine geophysical company. More Details
Mediocre balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has PGS's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: PGS is more volatile than 75% of Norwegian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PGS's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Norwegian stocks.
7 Day Return
NO Energy Services
1 Year Return
NO Energy Services
Return vs Industry: PGS underperformed the Norwegian Energy Services industry which returned -38.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PGS underperformed the Norwegian Market which returned -1.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is PGS's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StHow Much Did PGS'(OB:PGS) Shareholders Earn From Share Price Movements Over The Last Five Years?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StInsider Buying: The PGS ASA (OB:PGS) President & CEO Just Bought 85% More Shares
2 months ago | Simply Wall StPGS (OB:PGS) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly
Is PGS undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PGS (NOK4.33) is trading below our estimate of fair value (NOK40.97)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PGS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PGS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the NO Energy Services industry average.
PE vs Market: PGS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Norwegian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate PGS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PGS's PB Ratio (0.4x) is in line with the NO Energy Services industry average.
How is PGS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PGS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: PGS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: PGS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: PGS's revenue (11.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Norwegian market (6.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: PGS's revenue (11.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PGS is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.
How has PGS performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PGS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: PGS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PGS is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 25.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare PGS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: PGS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Energy Services industry (-41.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: PGS has a negative Return on Equity (-55.32%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is PGS's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PGS's short term assets ($339.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($1.5B).
Long Term Liabilities: PGS's short term assets ($339.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($182.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PGS's debt to equity ratio (252.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: PGS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 70.8% to 252.9% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable PGS has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: PGS is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 41.7% per year.
What is PGS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate PGS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate PGS'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 PGS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if PGS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: PGS is not paying a notable dividend for the Norwegian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of PGS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Norwegian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rune Pedersen (50 yo)
Mr. Rune Olav Pedersen has been President and Chief Executive Officer of PGS ASA (formerly known as Petroleum Geo-Services ASA) since September 1, 2017. Mr. Pedersen served as an Executive Vice President a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rune's total compensation ($USD936.99K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Norwegian market ($USD459.35K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Rune's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|President & CEO||3.25yrs||US$936.99k||0.059% |
|CFO & Executive VP||16.92yrs||US$711.94k||0.097% |
|Executive Vice President of Sales & Services||1.92yrs||US$534.29k||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sales & Services Eurasia||1.92yrs||US$487.36k||0.0094% |
|Executive Vice President of Operations||0.92yr||no data||0.046% |
|Chief Accounting Officer||no data||no data||0.0020% |
|Senior Vice President of Technology & Digitalization||0.92yr||no data||no data|
|Vice President of IR & Corporate Communication||no data||no data||0.0019% |
|General Counsel||no data||no data||0.020% |
|Senior VP of Corporate Development||no data||no data||0.011% |
|Senior VP of Global Human Resources||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Marine Contract||6.08yrs||US$651.78k||no data|
Experienced Management: PGS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Vice Chairperson||2.92yrs||US$77.50k||0.0046% |
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$49.31k||0.0090% |
|Independent Chairperson||4.58yrs||US$114.50k||0.0090% |
|Employee Elected Director||5.92yrs||US$7.79k||0.0018% |
|Independent Director||3.58yrs||US$96.00k||0.0049% |
|Employee Elected Director||3.92yrs||US$7.79k||0.00050% |
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$96.00k||0.0074% |
|Employee Elected Director||1.92yrs||US$7.79k||0.012% |
|Board Member||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: PGS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: PGS insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 14.4%.
PGS ASA's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: PGS ASA
- Ticker: PGS
- Exchange: OB
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Oil and Gas Equipment and Services
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: kr1.676b
- Shares outstanding: 387.21m
- Website: https://www.pgs.com
Number of Employees
- PGS ASA
- Lilleakerveien 4C
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|PGSV.Y||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||SPONSORED ADS||US||USD||Oct 2003|
|PGEJ.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2003|
|PGS1||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2003|
|PGS||OB (Oslo Bors)||Yes||Common Stock||NO||NOK||Nov 2003|
|0MHR||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||NOK||Nov 2003|
|PGSO||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Common Stock||GB||NOK||Nov 2003|
PGS ASA operates as a marine geophysical company. The company offers a range of seismic and reservoir services, including acquisition, imaging, interpretation, and field evaluation to oil and gas companies...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/12/04 17:21|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/12/03 00:00|
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