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Latest Valuation: Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE: BBG)


Bill Barrett Corporation is part of the energy sector and is in the oil and gas exploration and production industry. The company CEO is R. Scot Woodall. Bill Barrett Corporation is an oil and natural gas company. Its operations include the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The BBG stock showed a previous change of 0.42% with an open at 4.78 and a close of 4.84. It reached an intraday high of 4.92 and a low of 4.76.

SeekingAlpha:  Bill Barrett completes merger, to change name to HighPoint Resources


The stock has a market cap of $534.1m with 110.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 104.7m shares. Trading volume reached 2,515,554 shares compared to its average volume of 2,712,957 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Bill Barrett Corporation shares returned 2.98% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -6.38%. Over three months, it changed 8.04%. In one year it has changed 8.52% and within that year its 52-week high was 6.93 and its 52-week low was 2.66. BBG stock is 81.95% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 4.33 and a 50 day moving average of 5.06. Currently BBG stock is trading 11.66% above its 200 day moving average.

PR Newswire:  Bill Barrett Corporation Completes Strategic Combination with Fifth Creek Energy and Announces Name Change to HighPoint Resources Corporation


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -0.4 that ended on 31st of December 2017. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is -0.03. The TTM EPS is -0.40, which comes to a TTM PE of -12.10.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2017:  0.01
09-30-2017:  -0.08
06-30-2017:  -0.17
03-31-2017:  -0.16

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 5.10% of insider ownership and 70.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 13,408,948, which is 12.15% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 4.87. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 3.56

PR Newswire:  Bill Barrett Corporation Receives All Required Stockholder Approvals Related To Business Combination with Fifth Creek Energy

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is -9.96%, profit margin is -55.02%, price-to-sales is 2.12 and price-to-book is 0.89.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 0  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 0  :Overall Score

John Jones
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