Growth Stock on Watch: Pampa Energía S.A. (PAM)

Company Profile:

Pampa Energia S.A., an integrated electricity company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Argentina. The company generates electricity through combined cycle gas-fired generating units, thermal generation plants, open-cycle gas turbines, combined gas and fuel oil turbines, and hydroelectric power generation systems, as well as through a wind farm. As of December 31, 2016, it had an electricity generation installed capacity of approximately 3,433 megawatts; 2.9 million electricity distribution customers in the northern region of the City of Buenos Aires and northwest of the greater Buenos Aires area; and 20,648 kilometers of high voltage transmission lines. As of December 31, 2016, the company had combined crude oil and natural gas proved reserves of approximately 143.9 million barrels of oil equivalent; one fully owned refinery with an installed capacity of approximately 30.2 thousand barrels per day; two storage plants with a capacity of approximately 1.3 million barrels; one lubricant plant; and three fully-owned petrochemical plants. It also operated a network of 263 gas stations. The company was formerly known as Pampa Holding S.A. and changed its name to Pampa Energia S.A. in September 2008. Pampa Energia S.A. was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Recent News:

With the objective of efficiently align the senior management interests with the Company’s shareholders and therefore, to create value for them only if there is also value created for the shareholders, on June 2, 2017 the Board of Directors of the Company approved the execution of compensation agreements with the Company’s senior management, Messrs.

For the quarter ended on March 31, 2017, the company reported consolidated sales revenues of AR$15,166 million, compared to AR$4,227 million for the first quarter 2016, consolidated gain of AR$2,295 million, of which AR$1,901 million are attributable to the owners of the Company, AR$1,293 million higher compared to the gain of AR$608 million attributable to the owners of the Company in the Q1 16.

 

Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.

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Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.

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Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.

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Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.

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Conclusion:

PAM’s strengths can be seen in its strong growth compared with its peers. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish cross in Stochastic Oscillators and RSI stands at 42.95 with positive bias. We rate Pampa Energia S.A. (PAM) a STRONG BUY.

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