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Callon Petroleum Company [NYSE: CPE] opened at $6.3 and closed at $6.17 a share within trading session on 13/06/2019. That means that the stock gained by 0.32% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $6.19.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Callon Petroleum Company [NYSE: CPE] had 9.65 million shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 6.21M shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 4.21%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 5.51%. The price of the stock additionally went down to $5.57 during that period and CPE managed to take a rebound to $13.09 in the last 52 weeks.

Callon Petroleum Company [NYSE:CPE]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock traders often pay close attention what Wall Street analysts have to say about a potential investment. For Callon Petroleum Company [CPE], the latest consensus recommendation available followed its financial results for the fiscal quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give CPE an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 5.57 to 13.09. This is compared to its latest closing price of $6.17.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Callon Petroleum Company [CPE] is sitting at 1.85. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.89.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Callon Petroleum Company [CPE] generated $0.15 billion in sales. That’s 7.36% higher than the average estimate of $0.14 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep an eye out for the next scheduled publication date for this company’s financial results, which are expected to be released on Mon 5 Aug (In 53 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Callon Petroleum Company [CPE]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Callon Petroleum Company [CPE] sitting at +45.03 and its Gross Margin at +50.85, this company’s Net Margin is now 35.50%. These measurements indicate that Callon Petroleum Company [CPE] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 8.66, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 6.90%. Its Return on Equity is 13.97, and its Return on Assets is 9.00. These metrics show a mixed bag, which means that this investment’s attractiveness can be quickly increased or decreased in the short term, depending on future updates CPE financial performance.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Callon Petroleum Company [CPE] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 48.65. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 32.73, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 29.89. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 48.65, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 32.73. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 5.64 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.64. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 4.14, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.47. Callon Petroleum Company [CPE] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.60, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 3.02 and P/E Ratio of 6.37. These metrics all suggest that Callon Petroleum Company is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Callon Petroleum Company [CPE] earns $2,695,523 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 4.78 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.18. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.71 and its Current Ratio is 0.71. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

Callon Petroleum Company [CPE] has 230.10M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $1.42B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 5.57 to 13.09. At its current price, it has moved down by -52.71% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 11.13% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.51, which indicates that it is 4.21% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 35.65. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Callon Petroleum Company [CPE] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Callon Petroleum Company [CPE], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.