YUMA stock: buy or sell?

YUMA stock price: $1.55 -1.27% At close on April 15th, 2020

Updated on:
April 15th, 2020

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Shares of Yuma Energy closed on April 15th at $1.55 and decreased a fatal -1.27%. Apr/15 was the fifth red session in a row, sliding in full a -11.29%. On April YUMA plummed a spooky -5.68%.

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?

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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?

Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for YUMA stock for the last 30 days.

YUMA stock analysis

Daily outlook

Yuma Energy closed on April/15 at $1.55 and decreased a fatal -1.27%.

Yuma Energy ended on April/15 at $1.55 and decreased a fatal -1.27%. Since last February when YUMA stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-1.48 per share (-48.84%). YUMA is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $2.39.

YUMA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a bloodcurdling -16.77% in a week early April, Yuma Energy closed this week at $1.55 and fell a godawful -3.73%. Late March YUMA rocketed an exceptional 23.40% in just one week.

Since late February, when YUMA stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-1.59 per share (-50.64%). Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average mark is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up late December 2019, YUMA price slid a -49.01%.

YUMA stock chart (weekly)

YUMA stock price history

YUMA stock went public on December 5th, 1995 with a price of $20.001. Since then, YUMA stock declined a -92.30%, with a yearly average of -3.80%.

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

YUMA stock historical price chart

YUMA stock reached 52-week highs at $8.61, and all-time highs 2008-06-24 with a price of 11037.6.

YUMA stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we have not detected any price prediction for Yuma Energy stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, when Yuma Energy presented its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
YUMA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.12n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.04n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.29n/a
2017-Q42018-04-02n/a-0.31n/a
2018-Q12018-05-11n/a-0.16n/a
2018-Q22018-08-09n/a-0.18n/a
2018-Q32018-11-14n/a-0.1n/a
2018-Q42019-04-01n/an/an/a
2019-Q12019-04-11n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a dreadful correction of -15.61% to $21.47 million USD. In line, its earnings margin (compared to sales) plunged to -72.45%, that is $-15.55 million.

To have an up to date picture 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 income was $-12.38 M USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Yuma Energy business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to , compared to lastest yearly report, collapsed a spooky -26.29%. Regarding profit margin, Yuma Energy fell -5.79% to -72.45%

YUMA annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
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 posted M in sales for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked M with a profit margin of . Profit margin remained steady a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -62.38%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Yuma Energy sales marked a bloodcurdling decrease and collapsed a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Yuma Energy posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
YUMA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
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

Having a look at Yuma Energy ownership structure gives valuable information about the company and its governance (insider ownership) or the amount of investors that are on the short side.

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

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

YUMA
Market cap$0.0 M
Total shares0.0 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

YUMA summary

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
Open$1.50
Close$1.55
Day range$1.46 - $1.56
Previous close$1.57
Session gain-1.27%
Average true range$0.30
50d mov avg$2.27
100d mov avg$2.76
200d mov avg$2.77
Daily patternlb02a
Weekly pattern lt03a

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 in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
YUMAYuma Energy-54.01%-56.82%-40.84%

Yuma Energy competitors

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