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Viper Energy Partners LP trades as part of the energy sector and is in the oil and gas midstream industry. The company CEO is Travis D. Stice. Viper Energy Partners LP is engaged in the acquisition and exploitation of oil and natural gas properties in North America. Its properties include mineral interests in Midland County, Texas in the Permian Basin.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The VNOM shares had a previous change of 3.24% which opened at 27.27 and closed at 27.74. It moved to an intraday high of 27.78 and a low of 26.75.

SeekingAlpha:  Viper Energy: A Higher Earnings Strike Is On The Horizon

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, VNOM shares returned 1.31% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -11.71%. Over three months, it changed -16.96%. In one year it has changed 6.33% and within that year its 52 week high was 44.00 and its 52 week low was 22.76. VNOM stock is 21.88% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 32.37 and a 50 day moving average of 31.04. Right now, VNOM stock is trading -14.32% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a great opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Viper Energy: A Higher Earnings Strike Is On The Horizon


The company has a market cap of $1.7b with 62.6m shares outstanding and a float of 62.2m shares. Trading volume was 172,070 shares and has experienced an average volume of 373,972 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 Viper Energy Partners LP was 1.94 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 14.30. Based on 7 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.02. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 0.84 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 2.00).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 04-30-2019: 0.61
4thQtr 2018Reported 02-05-2019: -0.01
3rdQtr 2018Reported 10-29-2018: 0.05
2ndQtr 2018Reported 08-08-2018: 1.35
1stQtr 2018Reported 05-01-2018: 0.38

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 36.40, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 23.79%.

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of Viper Energy Partners LP; 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 183.30% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 53.30% of institutional ownership.

The beta was calculated to be 1.32.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 9.64%, price-to-sales is 5.82 and price-to-book is 4.43.

Company Score Card:

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