Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. [NASDAQ: TRCH] stock went down by -29.21% or -0.26 points down from its previous closing price of $0.89. The stock reached $0.63 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, TRCH share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way losing -40.74% in the period of the last 7 days.

TRCH had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $0.67, at one point touching $0.6176. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $0.67. The 52-week high currently stands at $1.98 distance from the present share price, noting recovery -17.21% after the recent low of $0.68.

Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. [NASDAQ:TRCH]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 0.68 to 1.98. This is compared to its latest closing price of $0.89.

Keep your eyes peeled for the soon-to-be-published financial results of this company, which are expected to be made public on Coming Soon..   ).

Fundamental Analysis of Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. [TRCH]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. [TRCH] sitting at -370.46 and its Gross Margin at -54.40.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is -15.24, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -14.70%. Its Return on Equity is -34.17, and its Return on Assets is -17.37. These metrics suggest that this Torchlight Energy Resources, 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, Torchlight Energy Resources,

Inc. [TRCH] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 99.11. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 49.78, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 46.88. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is -1.85, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 99.11.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is -23.65. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 83.90, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.32. Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. [TRCH] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.20.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. [TRCH] earns $641,181 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 2.11 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.04. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.69 and its Current Ratio is 0.69. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. [TRCH] has 78.26M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $69.33M. Its stock price has been found in the range of 0.68 to 1.98. At its current price, it has moved down by -68.33% from its 52-week high, and it has moved down -7.78% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.81, which indicates that it is 13.15% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 35.30. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. [TRCH] a Reliable Buy?

Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. [TRCH] 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.