Bonanza Creek Energy Inc.

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BCEI : NYSE : Energy Minerals
$27.47 up 1.67 | 6.47%
Today's Range: 25.9 - 27.59
Avg. Daily Volume: 258600.0
03/16/18 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis

BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.84 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 717.72% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)45.2349.33
EBITDA ($mil)18.6313.79
EBIT ($mil)11.28-21.19
Net Income ($mil)4.33-34.9

Balance Sheet Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)31.1133.43
Total Assets ($mil)804.061224.4
Total Debt ($mil)0.01022.74
Equity ($mil)693.0784.76

Profitability Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Gross Profit Margin66.0865.8
EBITDA Margin41.1927.95
Operating Margin24.94-42.96
Sales Turnover0.240.17
Return on Assets-7.95-57.6
Return on Equity-9.22-832.12
Debt Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Current Ratio0.950.16
Interest Expense0.2715.14
Interest Coverage42.57-1.4

Share Data Q3 FY17 Q3 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)20.450.45
Div / share0.00.0
Book value / share33.89190.33
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume269933.0317539.0


SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.81 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.27 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 25.02. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. The valuation analysis reveals that, BONANZA CREEK ENERGY INC seems to be trading at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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BCEI NM Peers 43.92   BCEI NM Peers 8.43

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

BCEI's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

BCEI's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

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  Price to
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BCEI 10.08 Peers 20.06   BCEI NA Peers 0.55

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

BCEI is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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BCEI 0.81 Peers 25.02   BCEI 78.06 Peers 512.98

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

BCEI is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, BCEI is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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BCEI 2.96 Peers 1.96   BCEI -7.74 Peers 30.93

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

BCEI is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

BCEI significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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