Analysts estimate Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR) To Grow by 3.63%: Here is Why

Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is David M. Wood Director, President and Chief Executive Officer with 1,005,449 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Donnie Moore Chief Operating Officer, with 364,719 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 236,122 shares of GPOR is Michael Sluiter Senior Vice President, Reservoir Engineer.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR), BlackRock Fund Advisors is the top holder with 21.15 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is The Vanguard Group, Inc. with 14.83 million shares. In the third-place spot with 13.73 million shares is Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

This company’s stock price was $2.62 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 4,651,024. Compare that to its average daily volume of 4.92M. Given the fact that this stock has 167.29M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $438.30M. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 0.89. Its Price to Sales ratio is 0.28, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 21.07, and its Price to Book ratio is 0.12.

GPOR stock has achieved a 5-day range of $2.28 to $2.85, with a total performance of +9.17% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $2.28 to $3.46, generating a -15.48% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by -51.21%, trading in the range of $2.28 to $5.45.

In the past 5 days, shares of GPOR have made a new high 3 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 4 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 1 time.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 6/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.21. This is a -0.01 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.22, amounting to an earnings surprise of -4.50%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 6/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.31, making for an earnings surprise of 6.50%. For the quarter ending 12/30/2018, EPS was reported at 0.46, generating a -8.00% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $430.56 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $435.15 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $752.49 million for the year, compared to $679.89 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$873.17 million, compared to -$2.43 billion, and Free Cash flow was $-120.68 million compared to the prior year’s $-1.75 billion.

Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 4.5/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.01, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.56, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.63 and a Debt to EBITDA of 2.33. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 3.54, its Piotroski F-Score is 8, its Altman Z-Score is 0.39 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.56.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 7/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 32.05, a Net Margin of 36.51, a ROE of 15.67, and a ROC of 8.53. Similarly, this company’s 3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate is 43.00.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for GPOR, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 0.12, its Price to Median PS Value is 0.06. This organization’s Price to Graham Number is 0.07. Meanwhile, its Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) is 17.89 and its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is -326.84.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for GPOR is sitting at 0.64, while its Current Ratio is 0.64. This stock’s PB Ratio is 0.12, its PS Ratio is 0.35, its PE Ratio (TTM) is 0.82, its Forward PE Ratio is 4.85, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 0.82. Similarly and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 0.66.