EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Suncor Energy. The EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 20.90 % over the last twelve months. EPS growth is a vital measure of execution of the strategy for Suncor Energy since it indicates how much well the business is allocating resources to benefit shareholders.



Suncor Energy trades as part of the oil and gas integrated industry and energy sector. The company CEO is Steven W. Williams. Suncor Energy Inc is a Canadian integrated energy company. It operations include oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, product marketing and a renewable energy portfolio.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The SU shares had a previous change of -1.15% which opened at 39.30 and closed at 38.74. It moved to an intraday high of 39.94 and a low of 38.54.

SeekingAlpha:  Suncor: Growth Likely To Be Stalled

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, SU shares returned 1.28% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -5.20%. Over three months, it changed -2.18%. In one year it has changed 17.37% and within that year its 52-week high was 42.55 and its 52-week low was 31.33. SU stock is 23.65% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 37.28 and a 50 day moving average of 40.37. Right now, SU stock is trading 3.92% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

SeekingAlpha:  Suncor: Growth Likely To Be Stalled

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $63.1b with 1.6b shares outstanding and a float of 1.6b shares. Trading volume was 3,347,277 shares and has experienced an average volume of 2,532,699 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for Suncor Energy was 2.13 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 18.19. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.57. The trailing twelve month EPS is 2.08, which comes to a trailing twelve month PE of 18.63.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  0.57
03-31-2018:  0.48
12-31-2017:  0.62
09-30-2017:  0.41



The dividend per share is currently 1.12, which is a dividend yield of 2.82%. Also, the payout ratio is 53.62%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 52.69, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 26.47%

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 66.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 5,006,967, which was 0.31% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.25. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

I calculated the beta to be 0.87

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 9.63%, return on assets is 4.85%, profit margin is 12.04%, price-to-sales is 1.77 and price-to-book is 1.80.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 3  : Financial Safety Result
 3  : Past Performance Result
 2  : Valuation Result
 5  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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