YUMA stock: buy or sell?

YUMA stock price: $0.25 -7.41% At close on May 20th, 2019

Updated on:
May 20th, 2019


Yuma Energy shares collapsed -7.41% to $0.25 today. On Wednesday YUMA climbed an exceptional 6.67%. With Monday it's been 3 red days in a row.

Yuma Energy, Inc. focuses on the acquisition, development, and exploration for conventional and unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the United States Gulf Coast and California.

Should I buy YUMA stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, Yuma Energy stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

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 YUMA will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Yuma Energy stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for YUMA stock for the last 30 days.

YUMA stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Yuma Energy closed today at $0.25 and collapsed a bloodcurdling -7.41%.

Shares of Yuma Energy closed today at $0.25 and collapsed a bloodcurdling -7.41%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on April/23, YUMA climbed $0.03 (13.64%). On Apr 23rd, SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up triggering a rise of 13.64%.

YUMA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Yuma Energy closed this week at $0.25 and collapsed a dreadful -7.41%. Late April YUMA skyrocketed a dazzling 53.85% in just one week. With this, it's been 4 red weeks in a row, sliding $-0.14 or a -77.78%.

Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up late April, YUMA climbed $0.07 (38.89%). Since mid April when SMA10w and SMA20w crossed up, YUMA price gained $0.05 per share (25.00%).

YUMA stock chart (weekly)

YUMA stock price history

YUMA stock went public on March 18th, 1980 with a price of $91.701. Since then, YUMA stock lost a -99.70%, with a yearly average of -2.60%.

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

YUMA stock historical price chart

YUMA stock reached 52-week highs on June at $0.98, and all-time highs 2008-06-24 with a price of 733.59.

YUMA 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. You should not follow the analysts' YUMA stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not detected any price forecast for Yuma Energy stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since April/11, when Yuma Energy published its last earnings report, it rocketed an outstanding 38.89%. As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
YUMA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a chilling decrease of -15.61% to $21.47 M USD. In line, its profit margin (compared to sales) plummed to -72.45%, that is $-15.55 million.

To have an up to date view of the financial situation of Yuma Energy, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Yuma Energy TTM sales up to were $15.83 and earnings were $-12.38 M dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Yuma Energy business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to , compared to lastest yearly report, collapsed a scary -26.29%. Slightly better, profit margin (net income/revenues) dropped at -72.45%.

YUMA annual Sales and Income evolution
2012$5.00 M-$0.78 M15.6%-
2013$4.39 M-12.20%$0.16 M3.6%-79.77%
2014$43 M887.15%$-20.23 M-46.7%-12,960.19%
2015$19 M-56.89%$-11.01 M-58.9%-45.59%
2016$15 M-20.92%$-41.60 M-281.6%278.00%
2017$25 M72.23%$-5.39 M-21.2%-87.04%
2018$21 M-15.61%$-15.55 M-72.4%188.44%
TTM $16 M-26.29%$-12.38 M-78.2%-20.40%

Quarterly financial results

Yuma Energy reported million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed stable a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -62.38%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Yuma Energy sales marked a hair-raising drop down and plunged a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Yuma Energy posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
YUMA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$7 M-$2.60 M36.4%-
2017-Q2$7 M-8.26%$-0.16 M-2.5%-106.28%
2017-Q3$6 M-11.19%$-3.27 M-56.2%1,901.02%
2017-Q4$6 M1.90%$-4.56 M-77.0%39.53%
2018-Q1$6 M-4.76%$-3.17 M-56.2%-30.45%
2018-Q2$6 M3.14%$-4.03 M-69.2%27.02%
2018-Q3$5 M-6.80%$-5.50 M-101.3%36.38%
2018-Q4$5 M-15.68%$-2.85 M-62.4%-48.06%

Yuma Energy ownership

When you are planning to invest in a company, 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 Yuma Energy, 15.38% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Yuma Energy stock, 40.17% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for YUMA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

Market cap$5.8 M$499.0 M$38.3 B$5.2 M$2.1 B
Total shares23.2 M20.6 M453.6 M13.5 M91.3 M
Float shares15.3 M15.7 M440.8 M7.2 M90.4 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)40.2%119.6%72.5%2.6%100.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)15.4%2.0%0.2%45.4%0.8%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

YUMA summary

Monday, May 20th, 2019
Day range$0.25 - $0.28
Previous close$0.27
Session gain-7.41%
Average true range$0.04
50d mov avg$0.21
100d mov avg$0.17
200d mov avg$0.22
Daily patternlt03b
Weekly pattern

Yuma Energy performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared Yuma Energy against Bonanza Creek Energy, , U.S. Energy and Whiting Petroleum in the following table:
YUMAYuma Energy92.31%8.70%-37.50%
BCEIBonanza Creek Ene...0.17%-7.70%-32.04%
USEGU.S. Energy-52.44%-51.25%-71.32%
WLLWhiting Petroleum-21.78%-21.48%-53.44%

Yuma Energy competitors

We chose a few stocks to conform a list of Yuma Energy competitors to watch if you are interested in investing in YUMA: