The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Blueknight Energy Partners L.P.. The EPS growth rate, as it is usually called, is typically displayed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 58.00% 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 Blueknight Energy Partners L.P..



Blueknight Energy Partners L.P. is in the oil and gas midstream industry and is part of the energy sector. The company CEO is Mark A. Hurley. Blueknight Energy Partners LP provides terminalling, gathering, transportation, and storage services for companies that produce, distribute, and market crude oil and liquid asphalt cement.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The BKEP shares had a previous change of -0.99% which opened at 2.02 and closed at 2.00. It moved to an intraday high of 2.03 and a low of 1.99.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, BKEP shares returned -5.21% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 80.15%. Over three months, it changed -2.34%. In one year it has changed -57.45% and within that year its 52-week high was 5.25 and its 52-week low was 1.06. BKEP stock is 88.68% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 2.44 and a 50 day moving average of 1.63. Right now, BKEP stock is trading -17.99% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $80.8m with 40.4m shares outstanding and a float of 38.7m shares. Trading volume was 108,580 shares and has experienced an average volume of 256,844 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 Blueknight Energy Partners L.P. was -0.16 which ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is -0.13.

Below was the last reported quarterly earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  -0.09
06-30-2018:  -0.11
03-31-2018:  -0.05
12-31-2017:  -0.09



The dividend per share is currently 0.32, which is a dividend yield of 16.00%. BKEP stock may not have sufficient earnings to cover future dividends and still be able to invest in and grow the business, therefore in the future the dividend may be reduced.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 4.30% of insider ownership and 55.40% of institutional ownership.

I calculated the beta to be 2.09

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is -4.58%, profit margin is 3.30%, price-to-sales is 0.31 and price-to-book is 1.52.

Company Score Card:

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