JAG stock: buy or sell?
January 9th, 2020
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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
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
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%).
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 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 targetNobody 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.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared 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%.
|2014||$16 M||-||$1.32 M8.1%||-|
|2015||$34 M||107.68%||$-7.48 M-22.1%||-666.54%|
|2016||$77 M||126.32%||$-9.76 M-12.8%||30.41%|
|2017||$267 M||249.33%||$-451.93 M-169.1%||4,530.47%|
|2018||$582 M||117.59%||$165 M28.4%||-136.61%|
Quarterly financial resultsJagged 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.
|2017-Q1||$39 M||-||$-90 M-229.5%||-|
|2017-Q2||$53 M||34.68%||$16 M30.9%||-118.14%|
|2017-Q3||$70 M||32.80%||$-15 M-21.6%||-192.80%|
|2017-Q4||$104 M||48.22%||$13 M12.2%||-183.86%|
|2018-Q1||$129 M||23.59%||$-39 M-30.5%||-408.73%|
|2018-Q2||$159 M||22.95%||$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 ownershipWhen 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:
|Market cap||$1.8 B|
|Total shares||213.4 M|
|Float shares||64.7 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||30.9%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||49.7%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, January 9th, 2020|
|Day range||$8.12 - $8.35|
|Average true range||$0.22|
|50d mov avg||$7.61|
|100d mov avg||$7.40|
|200d mov avg||$8.18|
Jagged Peak Energy performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare Jagged Peak Energy to :
|JAGJagged Peak Energ...||20.67%||-5.94%||-16.36%|