JAG stock: buy or sell?

JAG stock price: $8.23 -1.91% At close on January 9th, 2020

Updated on:
January 9th, 2020

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After sliding a chilling -6.32% on January, Jagged Peak Energy closed on January at $8.23 and dropped an awful -1.91%. With January it's been 3 sliding days in a row, loosing $-0.77 (-8.77%).

Jagged Peak Energy Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and associated liquids-rich natural gas reserves in the Southern Delaware basin, a sub-basin of the Permian basin of West Texas.

Should I buy JAG stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Following a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Jagged Peak Energy stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean JAG will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Jagged Peak Energy stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for JAG stock for the last 30 days.

JAG stock analysis

Daily outlook

After sliding a chilling -6.32% on January, Jagged Peak Energy closed on January at $8.23 and dropped an awful -1.91%.

After sliding a chilling -6.32% on January, Jagged Peak Energy closed on January at $8.23 and dropped an awful -1.91%. Since SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up on December, JAG price climbed $0.92 per share (12.59%).

JAG stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After climbing for 4 weeks, early January Jagged Peak Energy plummed a spooky -6.26%, closing at $8.23. By mid December 2019 JAG skyrocketed an astounding 7.14% in just one week.

Since mid December 2019 when JAG stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $0.56 (7.30%). Since mid November 2019 when SMA10w and SMA20w crossed up, JAG price gained $0.58 per share (7.58%).

JAG stock chart (weekly)

JAG stock price history

JAG IPO was on September 21st, 2015 at $0.14 per share1. Since then, JAG stock grew a 5,778.60%, with a yearly average of 1,444.70%. If you had invested right after JAG's IPO a $1,000 in JAG stock in 2015, it would worth $57,786.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

JAG stock historical price chart

JAG stock reached 52-week highs on May at $11.39, and all-time highs 2017-12-26 with a price of 16.55.

JAG stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last month we have not found any price prediction for Jagged Peak Energy stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, Jagged Peak Energy failed to meet the estimates of the experts and posted a godawful EPS of $0.13 per share when experts were expecting $0.16.
JAG earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.42n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.08n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.07n/a
2017-Q42018-03-220.090.090.0%
2018-Q12018-05-100.10.1220.0%
2018-Q22018-08-090.130.253.8%
2018-Q32018-11-080.140.1828.6%
2018-Q42019-02-280.160.13-18.8%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a dazzling gain of 117.59% to $581.64 million USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in the same way, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) climbed a 197.51% to 28.45%.

JAG annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2014$16 M-$1.32 M8.1%-
2015$34 M107.68%$-7.48 M-22.1%-666.54%
2016$77 M126.32%$-9.76 M-12.8%30.41%
2017$267 M249.33%$-451.93 M-169.1%4,530.47%
2018$582 M117.59%$165 M28.4%-136.61%

Quarterly financial results

Jagged Peak Energy posted $138.54 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -10.84% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $186.35 million with a profit margin of 134.51%. Profit margin skyrocketed a 151.61% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -17.10%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Jagged Peak Energy sales marked an outstanding growth and rocketed a 32.67%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Jagged Peak Energy posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
JAG quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$39 M-$-90 M-229.5%-
2017-Q2$53 M34.68%$16 M30.9%-118.14%
2017-Q3$70 M32.80%$-15 M-21.6%-192.80%
2017-Q4$104 M48.22%$13 M12.2%-183.86%
2018-Q1$129 M23.59%$-39 M-30.5%-408.73%
2018-Q2$159 M22.95%$45 M28.4%-214.41%
2018-Q3$155 M-2.08%$-27 M-17.1%-158.93%
2018-Q4$139 M-10.84%$186 M134.5%-801.45%

Jagged Peak Energy ownership

When you are planning to invest in a stock, it's worth to check its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Jagged Peak Energy, 49.70% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Jagged Peak Energy stock, 30.94% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for JAG stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

JAG
Market cap$1.8 B
Total shares213.4 M
Float shares64.7 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)30.9%
  - Insider holdings (%)49.7%
Shares in short selling0.0%

JAG summary

Thursday, January 9th, 2020
Open$8.35
Close$8.23
Day range$8.12 - $8.35
Previous close$8.39
Session gain-1.91%
Average true range$0.22
50d mov avg$7.61
100d mov avg$7.40
200d mov avg$8.18
Daily patternlt06c
Weekly pattern lb11c

Jagged Peak Energy performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare Jagged Peak Energy to :
Stock3m6m12m
JAGJagged Peak Energ...20.67%-5.94%-16.36%

Jagged Peak Energy competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Jagged Peak Energy competitor. This doesn't mean Jagged Peak Energy does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.