The share price of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [NASDAQ: CRZO] inclined by $8.26, presently trading at $8.37. The company’s shares saw 12.35% gains compared to the lowest price in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $7.45 recorded on 09/12/19. The last few days have been benevolent to the share price as CRZO jumped by +4.50% during the last week, even though the stock is still down by -9.77% compared to 0.36 of all time high it touched on 09/10/19. However, the stock had a poor performance during the past 3 months, roughly losing -6.88%, while additionally dropping -65.87% during the last 12 months. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. is said to have a 12-month price target set at $14.28. That means that the stock has a strong potential to acquire 5.91% increase from the current trading price.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [NASDAQ:CRZO]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 7.45 to 26.67. This is compared to its latest closing price of $8.26.

Keep your eyes peeled for this company’s upcoming financial results publication, which is slated for Mon 4 Nov (In 52 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [CRZO]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [CRZO] sitting at +44.58 and its Gross Margin at +51.99, this company’s Net Margin is now 53.90%. These measurements indicate that Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [CRZO] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 18.99, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 17.60%. Its Return on Equity is 46.47, and its Return on Assets is 13.56. These metrics all suggest that Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [CRZO] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 141.40. Similarly, its Total Debt to

Total Capital is 58.57, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 51.29. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 4.80, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 166.54.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 3.06 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.11. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 2.21, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.59. Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [CRZO] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.05, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 1.51 and P/E Ratio of 1.33. These metrics all suggest that Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [CRZO] earns $4,460,008 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 10.29 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.36. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.47 and its Current Ratio is 0.47. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [CRZO] has 93.25M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $770.25M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 7.45 to 26.67. At its current price, it has moved down by -68.62% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 12.35% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 2.13, which indicates that it is 7.49% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 46.62. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [CRZO] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. [CRZO], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.