YUMA stock: buy or sell?
July 15th, 2019
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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
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
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%).
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 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 targetPredicting 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 ShareAfter 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.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared 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%.
|2012||$5.00 M||-||$0.78 M15.6%||-|
|2013||$4.39 M||-12.20%||$0.16 M3.6%||-79.77%|
|2014||$43 M||887.15%||$-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||$25 M||72.23%||$-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 resultsYuma 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.
|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||$6 M||1.90%||$-4.56 M-77.0%||39.53%|
|2018-Q1||$6 M||-4.76%||$-3.17 M-56.2%||-30.45%|
|2018-Q2||$6 M||3.14%||$-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 ownershipWhen 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 shares||23.1 M||20.6 M||453.6 M||6.0 M||91.3 M|
|Float shares||1.0 M||16.8 M||447.2 M||7.2 M||90.3 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 selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Monday, July 15th, 2019|
|Day range||$2.85 - $3.06|
|Average true range||$0.57|
|50d mov avg||$0.69|
|100d mov avg||$0.43|
|200d mov avg||$0.33|
Yuma Energy performancePerformance 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.
|BCEIBonanza Creek Ene...||-9.09%||-8.04%||-40.14%|