YUMA stock: buy or sell?

YUMA stock price: $2.94 0.34% At close on July 15th, 2019

Updated on:
July 15th, 2019


Shares of Yuma Energy ended today at $2.94 and raised a slightly fine 0.34%. On Tuesday YUMA rocketed an extraordinary 30.00%. On Thursday YUMA plummed a scary -6.85%.

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. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

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 is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

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

Yuma Energy shares raised 0.34% to $2.94 today.

Yuma Energy raised a slightly fine 0.34% and closed at $2.94. Since last Jul 5th when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, YUMA price slipped $-0.28 per share (-8.70%). Since July 3rd when YUMA stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $2.72 (1,236.36%).

YUMA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Yuma Energy stayed constant a slightly fine 0.34% this week. Early July YUMA rocketed an outstanding 93.44% in just one week. By mid June YUMA plunged a hair-raising -15.79% in just one week.

Yuma Energy stock is trading in the range of its last top and last bottom. Loosing would mean breaking the current uptrend. Breakdowns under last bottom are selling point signals for some trading strategies. Early July, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 1,370.00%. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early July, YUMA climbed $2.74 (1,370.00%).

YUMA stock chart (weekly)

YUMA stock price history

YUMA IPO was on March 18th, 1980 at $91.70 per share1. Since then, YUMA stock lost a -96.80%, with a yearly average of -2.50%.

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

YUMA stock historical price chart

YUMA stock reached 52-week highs on Tuesday at $4.08, and all-time highs 2008-06-24 with a price of 733.59.

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 30 days we have not found any price target for Yuma Energy stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After presenting its last earnings report on April, Yuma Energy boosted a super good 1,533.33%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
YUMA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a frightening slide of -15.61% to $21.47 M dollars. Likewise, its profit margin (compared to revenues) plunged to -72.45%, that is $-15.55 million.

Yuma Energy presents anual results in December, and to evaluate its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Yuma Energy TTM sales up to were $15.83 and income $-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 revenues up to , compared to lastest yearly report, collapsed a bloodcurdling -26.29%. Slightly better, profit margin (net income/revenues) eased 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 M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed 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 chilling 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
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 buy a company, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

Yuma Energy shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 15.38% of all shares.

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 understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

Market cap$68.0 M$445.6 M$45.8 B$2.9 M$1.5 B
Total shares23.1 M20.6 M453.6 M6.0 M91.3 M
Float shares1.0 M16.8 M447.2 M7.2 M90.3 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, July 15th, 2019
Day range$2.85 - $3.06
Previous close$2.93
Session gain0.34%
Average true range$0.57
50d mov avg$0.69
100d mov avg$0.43
200d mov avg$0.33
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt06a

Yuma Energy performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. For Yuma Energy, the benchmark is made against Bonanza Creek Energy, , U.S. Energy and Whiting Petroleum.
YUMAYuma Energy1533.33%2161.54%539.13%
BCEIBonanza Creek Ene...-9.09%-8.04%-40.14%
USEGU.S. Energy-22.58%-44.19%-60.00%
WLLWhiting Petroleum-40.98%-45.69%-67.39%

Yuma Energy competitors

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