- SN has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $25.3 million.
- SN has traded 351,939 shares today.
- SN is trading at 4.46 times the normal volume for the stock at this time of day.
- SN is trading at a new low 6.01% below yesterday's close.
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- SANCHEZ ENERGY CORP has experienced a steep decline in earnings per share in the most recent quarter in comparison to its performance from the same quarter a year ago. Earnings per share have declined over the last two years. We anticipate that this should continue in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, SANCHEZ ENERGY CORP swung to a loss, reporting -$1.18 versus $0.18 in the prior year. For the next year, the market is expecting a contraction of 65.3% in earnings (-$1.95 versus -$1.18).
- The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 14536.7% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from $3.45 million to -$497.35 million.
- Return on equity has greatly decreased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of major weakness within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and the overall market, SANCHEZ ENERGY CORP's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
- Despite any intermediate fluctuations, we have only bad news to report on this stock's performance over the last year: it has tumbled by 50.96%, worse than the S&P 500's performance. Consistent with the plunge in the stock price, the company's earnings per share are down 2748.38% compared to the year-earlier quarter. Naturally, the overall market trend is bound to be a significant factor. However, in one sense, the stock's sharp decline last year is a positive for future investors, making it cheaper (in proportion to its earnings over the past year) than most other stocks in its industry. But due to other concerns, we feel the stock is still not a good buy right now.
- The debt-to-equity ratio is very high at 3.45 and currently higher than the industry average, implying increased risk associated with the management of debt levels within the company. Regardless of the company's weak debt-to-equity ratio, SN has managed to keep a strong quick ratio of 2.07, which demonstrates the ability to cover short-term cash needs.
- You can view the full Sanchez Energy Ratings Report.
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