Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [NYSE:JAG]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders oftentimes stay updated on what leading stock market analysts say about a potential stock purchase. When it comes to Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG], the most recently available average analyst rating is from the quarter that ends in December. On average, stock market experts give JAG an Outperform rating. The average 12-month price forecast for this stock is $14.74, with the high estimate being $19.00, the low estimate being $11.00 and the median estimate amounting to $14.50. This is compared to its latest closing price of $10.21.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG] is sitting at 2.35. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.27.

For the quarter ending in Sep-18 Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG] generated $0.16 billion in sales. That’s 6.44% higher than the average estimate of $0.15 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on Thu 28 Mar (In 79 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG] sitting at -130.51 and its Gross Margin at +43.84, this company’s Net Margin is now -1.50%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is -53.16, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -52.00%. its Return on Equity is -14.91, and its Return on Assets is -9.43. These metrics suggest that this Jagged Peak Energy Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 22.16. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 18.14, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 14.05. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 22.16, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 18.14. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is -8.78. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 3.81, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.04. Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG] has a Price to Book Ratio of 4.80, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 18.78. These metrics all suggest that Jagged Peak Energy Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG] earns $4,530,712 for each employee under its payroll. Income works out to -$1,295,898 per employee. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 8.76 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.33. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.35 and its Current Ratio is 0.35. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Performance Indicators

Let’s now turn our attention to trading performance: Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG] has 201.75M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $2.06B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 8.47 to 16.50. At its current price, it has moved by -37.55% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 21.66% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently , which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 51.70. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Jagged Peak Energy Inc. [JAG], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.