CKX Lands trades as part of the oil and gas exploration and production industry and energy sector. The company CEO is Lee W. Boyer. CKX Lands Inc owns land, timber, and mineral interests and collects income through its ownership in the form of oil and gas royalties, timber sales, and surface leases for farming, right of way and other uses.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, CKX shares returned -1.86% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -3.97%. Over three months, it changed -0.40%. In one year it has changed 1.10% and within that year its 52-week high was 11.81 and its 52-week low was 9.80. CKX stock is 2.64% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 10.54 and a 50 day moving average of 10.38. Right now, CKX stock is trading -4.59% below its 200 day moving average and may be a great opportunity to buy, but should check other technical indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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The company has a market cap of $19.5m with 1.9m shares outstanding and a float of 1.7m shares. Trading volume was 67 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,538 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.


The last annual reported EPS for CKX Lands was 0.57 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 17.65.

The next earnings report will be: 05-09-2019

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of CKX Lands; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 4.20% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 10.50% of insider ownership and 11.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 2,120, which was 0.11% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.28. 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 0.58

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 7.56%, return on assets is 7.35%, profit margin is 33.91%, price-to-sales is 23.86 and price-to-book is 1.29.

Company Score Card:

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