CNX Resources Corporation [NYSE:CNX]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders frequently stay up to date regarding what leading market analysts think about a possible stock buy. As it relates to CNX Resources Corporation [CNX], the latest mean analyst recommendation that’s publicly available is from the fiscal three-month period ending in December. On average, stock market experts give CNX an Hold rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 8.44 to 18.37. This is compared to its latest closing price of $8.87.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for CNX Resources Corporation [CNX] is sitting at 2.57. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.57.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 CNX Resources Corporation [CNX] generated $0.43 billion in sales. That’s 9.70% higher than the average estimate of $0.39 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.

Stay on the lookout for the next quarterly financial report – the company is expected to release the following results on Thu 1 Aug (In 76 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of CNX Resources Corporation [CNX]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for CNX Resources Corporation [CNX] sitting at +31.42 and its Gross Margin at +42.95, this company’s Net Margin is now 10.40%. 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 8.11, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 13.40%. Its Return on Equity is 19.36, and its Return on Assets is 9.80. These metrics suggest that this CNX Resources Corporation 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, CNX Resources Corporation [CNX] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 55.39. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 35.65, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 26.77. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 55.23, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 35.54. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 3.99 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.30. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 2.36, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.43. CNX Resources Corporation [CNX] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.52, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 2.74 and P/E Ratio of 10.22. These metrics all suggest that CNX Resources Corporation is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, CNX Resources Corporation [CNX] earns $3,111,177 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 5.40 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.22. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.94 and its Current Ratio is 0.96. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

CNX Resources Corporation [CNX] has 194.62M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $1.73B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 8.44 to 18.37. At its current price, it has moved by -53.43% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 1.36% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.68, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 32.36. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is CNX Resources Corporation [CNX] a Reliable Buy?

CNX Resources Corporation [CNX] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.