What shareholders can do to beat the market with Matador Resources Company (MTDR) stock

In the latest session, Matador Resources Company (NYSE: MTDR) closed at $45.60 up 2.89% from its previous closing price of $44.32. In other words, the price has increased by $+1.28 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1637617 shares were traded. MTDR stock price reached its highest trading level at $45.74 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $42.94.

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For a deeper understanding of Matador Resources Company’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 11.11 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 2.89. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.80 and its Current Ratio is at 1.90. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.37 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.37.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Mizuho on January 10, 2023, initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned the stock a target price of $70.

On September 20, 2022, KeyBanc Capital Markets started tracking the stock assigning a Overweight rating and target price of $72.KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated its Overweight rating on September 20, 2022, with a $72 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 15 when Foran Joseph Wm bought 2,000 shares for $44.75 per share. The transaction valued at 89,500 led to the insider holds 173,468 shares of the business.

Elsener William Thomas bought 500 shares of MTDR for $22,890 on Mar 15. The EVP, Reservoir Engineering now owns 92,201 shares after completing the transaction at $45.78 per share. On Mar 15, another insider, Baty Robert Gaines, who serves as the Director of the company, bought 500 shares for $44.80 each. As a result, the insider paid 22,400 and bolstered with 61,713 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Matador’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 4.51, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 4.35. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.43. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.84 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.73.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, MTDR has reached a high of $73.78, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $41.17. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 58.65, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 58.41.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, MTDR has traded an average of 1.20M shares per day and 1.49M over the past ten days. A total of 118.30M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 111.12M. Insiders hold about 0.20% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 92.80% stake in the company. Shares short for MTDR as of Jan 30, 2023 were 8.82M with a Short Ratio of 9.80M, compared to 7.74M on Dec 29, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7.46% and a Short% of Float of 10.66%.

Dividends & Splits

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for MTDR is 0.60, from 0.03 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.06%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 0.63%.

Earnings Estimates

There are 13 different market analysts currently analyzing its stock. On average, analysts expect EPS of $1.99 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $2.19 and a low estimate of $1.76, while EPS last year was $1.26. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $1.93, with high estimates of $2.24 and low estimates of $1.59.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $10.66 and $10.23 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $10.46. EPS for the following year is $9.42, with 13 analysts recommending between $11.69 and $7.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 8 analysts believe the company’s revenue will be $648.99M this quarter.It ranges from a high estimate of $713.8M to a low estimate of $607.76M. As of the current estimate, Matador Resources Company’s year-ago sales were $566.36M, an estimated increase of 14.60% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 7 analysts are estimating revenue of $628.12M, an increase of 11.00% less than the figure of $14.60% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $741.7M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $562.91M.

A total of 8 analysts have provided revenue estimates for MTDR’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $3.21B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $2.82B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $2.98B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.66B, up 78.90% from the average estimate. Based on 8 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $3.01B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $3.75B and the low estimate is $2.33B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 1.30% from the average revenue estimate for this year.