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Stock to Track: Matador Resources Company (NYSE: MTDR)


Matador Resources Company is in the oil and gas exploration and production industry and is in the energy sector. The company CEO is Joseph Wm. Foran. Matador Resources Co is an independent energy company, engaged in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of oil and natural gas resources in the United States, with an emphasis on oil and natural gas shale and other unconventional plays.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The MTDR stock showed a previous change of 1.98% with an open at 16.86 and a close of 16.99. It reached an intraday high of 17.09 and a low of 16.47.

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The stock has a market cap of $2.0b with 116.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 112.3m shares. Trading volume reached 1,911,590 shares compared to its average volume of 1,969,526 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Matador Resources Company shares returned -4.12% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -22.06%. Over three months, it changed -5.56%. In one year it has changed -34.10% and within that year its 52-week high was 34.91 and its 52-week low was 13.97. MTDR stock is 21.62% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 23.07 and a 50 day moving average of 19.48. Currently MTDR stock is trading -26.36% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.43 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 6.99. Based on 10 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.20. The TTM EPS is 1.62, which comes to a TTM PE of 10.49.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/01/2019): -0.15
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/26/2019): 1.19
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 10/31/2018): 0.15
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/01/2018): 0.53
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/02/2018): 0.55

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 16,354,780, which was 14.03% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 6.07. 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 1.91.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 14.03%, return on assets is 6.98%, profit margin is 25.94%, price-to-sales is 2.25 and price-to-book is 1.15.

Company Scores:

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

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