Bonanza Creek Energy trades as part of the oil and gas exploration and production industry and energy sector. The company CEO is Eric Greager. Bonanza Creek Energy Inc is an exploration and production company. It is engaged in the extraction of oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas in the United States. Its operations are focused in Rocky Mountain and in the Mid-Continent region.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The BCEI shares had a previous change of 2.33% which opened at 23.94 and closed at 23.77. It moved to an intraday high of 24.40 and a low of 23.72.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, BCEI shares returned 0.34% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -0.21%. Over three months, it changed 1.19%. In one year it has changed -10.81% and within that year its 52-week high was 40.38 and its 52-week low was 18.41. BCEI stock is 29.11% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 27.60 and a 50 day moving average of 22.76. Right now, BCEI stock is trading -13.88% 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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The company has a market cap of $488.7m with 20.6m shares outstanding and a float of 19.1m shares. Trading volume was 175,711 shares and has experienced an average volume of 220,445 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 Bonanza Creek Energy was 8.16 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 2.91. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.00.

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

EPS growth is an important number as it indicates the future prospects of Bonanza Creek Energy.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 7.00% of insider ownership and 165.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 2,199,477, which was 10.70% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 9.22. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

I calculated the beta to be 1.54

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 21.67%, return on assets is 17.78%, profit margin is 72.63%, price-to-sales is 2.25 and price-to-book is 0.57.

Company Score Card:

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