The long-term trend of the EPS is a vital number as it helps understand the future potential of PrimeEnergy Corporation. 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 64.30 % over the last twelve months. The higher the EPS growth rate, the higher the value that is added to shareholders and a good reflection on the performance of the management at PrimeEnergy Corporation.



PrimeEnergy Corporation is part of the energy sector and is in the oil and gas exploration and production industry. The company CEO is Charles E. Drimal. PrimeEnergy Corp is an independent oil and natural gas company. The company is engaged in acquiring, developing and producing oil and natural gas. It owns properties located in Texas, Oklahoma, West Virginia, New Mexico, Colorado and Louisiana.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The PNRG shares had a previous change of 2.24% which opened at 77.70 and closed at 77.70. It moved to an intraday high of 78.07 and a low of 76.70.

SeekingAlpha:  PrimeEnergy reports Q3 results

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, PNRG shares returned 0.90% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.61%. Over three months, it changed 0.97%. In one year it has changed 52.50% and within that year its 52-week high was 80.50 and its 52-week low was 47.10. PNRG stock is 64.97% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 68.39 and a 50 day moving average of 76.83. Right now, PNRG stock is trading 13.62% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  PrimeEnergy reports Q3 results

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $159.2m with 2.0m shares outstanding and a float of 1.1m shares. Trading volume was 2,313 shares and has experienced an average volume of 732 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for PrimeEnergy Corporation was 13.79 which ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 5.63.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  1.54
06-30-2018:  -0.27
03-31-2018:  1.14
12-31-2017:  0.42



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 3.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 0, which was 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 0.00.

I calculated the beta to be -0.17

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 33.54%, return on assets is 11.87%, profit margin is 33.71%, price-to-sales is 1.89 and price-to-book is 1.66.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 0  : Growth Expectations Result
 3  : Financial Safety Result
 4  : Past Performance Result
 2  : Valuation Result
 0  : 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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