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The share price of Cimarex Energy Co. [NYSE: XEC] inclined by $48.51, presently trading at $47.72. The company’s shares saw 28.31% gains compared to the lowest price in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $37.19 recorded on Jan 23, 2020. The last few days have been tough to the share price as XEC fall by -7.61% during the last week, even though the stock is still down by -8.95% compared to -3.93 of all time high it touched on 01/16/20. However, the stock had a strong performance during the past 3 months, roughly losing -4.99%, while additionally dropping -33.97% during the last 12 months. Cimarex Energy Co. is said to have a 12-month price target set at $64.62. That means that the stock has a strong potential to acquire 16.9% increase from the current trading price.

Cimarex Energy Co. [NYSE:XEC]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 37.19 to 77.10. This is compared to its latest closing price of $48.51.

Pay attention to the next-scheduled financial results for this company to be released, which is slated for Wed 19 Feb (In 27 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Cimarex Energy Co. [XEC]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Cimarex Energy Co. [XEC] sitting at +41.75 and its Gross Margin at +51.54, this company’s Net Margin is now 8.50%. 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 22.01, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 16.90%. Its Return on Equity is 26.48, and its Return on Assets is 14.06. These metrics suggest that this Cimarex Energy Co. 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, Cimarex Energy Co. [XEC] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 44.70. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 30.89, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 24.56. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 14.31, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 44.70.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 3.89 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 0.95. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 2.63, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.23. Cimarex Energy Co. [XEC] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.77, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 3.73 and P/E Ratio of 9.49. These metrics all suggest that Cimarex Energy Co. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Cimarex Energy Co. [XEC] earns $2,449,232 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 5.12 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.42. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.93 and its Current Ratio is 2.01. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Cimarex Energy Co. [XEC] has 102.85M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $4.99B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 37.19 to 77.10. At its current price, it has moved down by -38.11% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 28.31% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.44, which indicates that it is 2.53% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 35.35. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Cimarex Energy Co. [XEC] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Cimarex Energy Co. [XEC], 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.