There are many powerful catalysts in the market: Vital Energy Inc. (VTLE) can be one of them

Vital Energy Inc. (NYSE: VTLE) closed the day trading at $42.59 up 1.84% from the previous closing price of $41.82. In other words, the price has increased by $+0.77 from its previous closing price. On the day, 760131 shares were traded. VTLE stock price reached its highest trading level at $43.70 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $40.30.

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For a better understanding of VTLE, let’s look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 16.72 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 0.90. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.60 and its Current Ratio is at 0.60. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.00 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.00.

Upgrades & Downgrades

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Feb 01 when PIGOTT M. JASON sold 3,750 shares for $55.31 per share. The transaction valued at 207,412 led to the insider holds 95,657 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Vital’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 1.14, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 1.87. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.11. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.39 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.63.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, VTLE has reached a high of $120.86, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $41.15. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 51.59, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 65.77.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, VTLE traded about 716.40K shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, VTLE traded about 820.87k shares per day. A total of 16.44M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 15.71M. Insiders hold about 1.10% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 83.80% stake in the company. Shares short for VTLE as of Jan 30, 2023 were 2.46M with a Short Ratio of 3.01M, compared to 2.27M on Dec 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 14.64% and a Short% of Float of 17.24%.

Earnings Estimates

Current recommendations for the stock of the company come from 8 analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $3.93 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $5.59 and a low estimate of $1.89, while EPS last year was $3.39. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $6.29, with high estimates of $8.97 and low estimates of $3.87.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $27.39 and $19.98 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $22.47. EPS for the following year is $26.75, with 9 analysts recommending between $40.98 and $18.41.

Revenue Estimates

7 analysts predict $311.06M in revenue for the current quarter. It ranges from a high estimate of $383M to a low estimate of $241M. As of the current estimate, Vital Energy Inc.’s year-ago sales were $470.22M, an estimated decrease of -33.80% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 7 analysts are estimating revenue of $321.43M, a decrease of -39.60% less than the figure of -$33.80% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $378M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $273M.

A total of 7 analysts have provided revenue estimates for VTLE’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $1.94B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $1.31B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $1.64B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.39B, up 17.60% from the average estimate. Based on 7 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $1.35B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $1.6B and the low estimate is $1.19B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is down -17.90% from the average revenue estimate for this year.