I recommend waiting for a better discount before investing in Talos Energy Inc. (TALO).

The price of Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE: TALO) closed at 19.69 in the last session, down -2.57% from day before closing price of $20.21. In other words, the price has decreased by $-0.52 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1013462 shares were traded. TALO reached its highest trading level at $20.01 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $19.26.

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Ratios:

We take a closer look at TALO’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 15.35 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 6.35. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.70 and its Current Ratio is at 0.70. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.91 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.88.

Upgrades & Downgrades

On April 14, 2022, Stephens started tracking the stock assigning a Overweight rating and target price of $28.

BMO Capital Markets Downgraded its Outperform to Market Perform on January 10, 2022, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $14 to $12.50.

Insider Transactions:

An investor can also benefit from insider trades by learning what management is thinking about the future direction of stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jun 17 when Riverstone Energy Partners V, sold 10,530 shares for $20.19 per share. The transaction valued at 212,651 led to the insider holds 12,291,914 shares of the business.

RIVERSTONE HOLDINGS LLC sold 10,530 shares of TALO for $212,651 on Jun 17. The Director now owns 12,291,914 shares after completing the transaction at $20.19 per share. On Jun 16, another insider, RIVERSTONE HOLDINGS LLC, who serves as the Director of the company, sold 172,743 shares for $20.20 each. As a result, the insider received 3,489,806 and left with 12,302,444 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Talos’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 8.53, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 3.44. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.07 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.81.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, TALO has reached a high of $25.49, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $8.57. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 18.55, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 16.19.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, TALO traded on average about 1.50M shares per day over the past 3-months and 1.96M shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 82.57M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 69.60M. Insiders hold about 0.78% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 94.00% stake in the company. Shares short for TALO as of Jul 14, 2022 were 5.61M with a Short Ratio of 3.52, compared to 4.74M on Jun 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 6.80% and a Short% of Float of 8.56%.

Earnings Estimates

The company has 3 analysts who recommend its stock at the moment. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.89 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $1 and a low estimate of $0.82, while EPS last year was $-1.54. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $1.23, with high estimates of $1.68 and low estimates of $0.91.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $5.23 and $3.39 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $4.33. EPS for the following year is $5.62, with 4 analysts recommending between $7.01 and $4.96.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 5 analysts have provided revenue estimates for TALO’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $1.9B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $1.34B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $1.56B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.21B, up 28.50% from the average estimate. Based on 5 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $1.5B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $1.72B and the low estimate is $1.34B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is down -3.80% from the average revenue estimate for this year.