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New Stratus Energy TSXV:NSE Stock Report

Last Price


Market Cap







27 Sep, 2022


Company Financials
NSE fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6

NSE Stock Overview

New Stratus Energy Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties principally in South America.

New Stratus Energy Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for New Stratus Energy
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$0.97
52 Week HighCA$1.45
52 Week LowCA$0.27
1 Month Change21.25%
3 Month Change38.57%
1 Year Change246.43%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Change169.44%
Change since IPO-91.93%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 05
New Stratus Energy's (CVE:NSE) Robust Profit May Be Overstating Its True Earnings Potential

New Stratus Energy's (CVE:NSE) Robust Profit May Be Overstating Its True Earnings Potential

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Shareholder Returns

NSECA Oil and GasCA Market

Return vs Industry: NSE exceeded the Canadian Oil and Gas industry which returned 17.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: NSE exceeded the Canadian Market which returned -8.4% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is NSE's price volatile compared to industry and market?
NSE volatility
NSE Average Weekly Movement12.0%
Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement10.5%
Market Average Movement9.8%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market18.1%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market3.8%

Stable Share Price: NSE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.

Volatility Over Time: NSE's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

2005n/aJose Arata

New Stratus Energy Inc. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and gas properties principally in South America. It has a farm-in agreement to acquire 100% interests in Block VMM-18 located in Cuenca Valle Medio del Magdalena, Colombia; and operates Blocks 16 and 67 oil consortiums located in Ecuador. The company was formerly known as Red Rock Energy Inc. and changed its name to New Stratus Energy Inc. in August 2017.

New Stratus Energy Fundamentals Summary

How do New Stratus Energy's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
NSE fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$116.96m
Earnings (TTM)CA$29.37m
Revenue (TTM)CA$58.94m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
NSE income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCA$2.25m
Gross ProfitCA$56.69m
Other ExpensesCA$27.33m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.24
Gross Margin96.19%
Net Profit Margin49.82%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did NSE perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is NSE undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for NSE?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

NSE key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA9x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does NSE's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

NSE PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for NSE vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average6x
ROK ROK Resources
ALV Alvopetro Energy
SOU Southern Energy
TPL Tethys Petroleum
NSE New Stratus Energy

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: NSE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4x) compared to the peer average (6x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does NSE's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the CA Oil and Gas Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: NSE is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (4x) compared to the Canadian Oil and Gas industry average (5.2x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is NSE's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

NSE PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio4x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NSE's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of NSE when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: NSE (CA$0.97) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$10.03)

Significantly Below Fair Value: NSE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is New Stratus Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Energy industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as New Stratus Energy has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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  • Examine whether New Stratus Energy is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • New Stratus Energy competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has New Stratus Energy performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: NSE has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: NSE became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: NSE has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 64.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: NSE has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: NSE has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (176.9%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: NSE's Return on Equity (69.1%) is considered outstanding.

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Financial Health

How is New Stratus Energy's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: NSE's short term assets (CA$110.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (CA$67.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: NSE's short term assets (CA$110.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (CA$3.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: NSE is debt free.

Reducing Debt: NSE has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 128.6%.

Debt Coverage: NSE has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: NSE has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is New Stratus Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

New Stratus Energy Dividend Yield vs Market
How does New Stratus Energy dividend yield compare to the market?
SegmentDividend Yield
Company (New Stratus Energy)n/a
Market Bottom 25% (CA)2.1%
Market Top 25% (CA)6.1%
Industry Average (Oil and Gas)5.0%
Analyst forecast in 3 Years (New Stratus Energy)n/a

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NSE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NSE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NSE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NSE's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as NSE has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Jose Arata (64 yo)





Mr. Jose Francisco Arata serves as Director at Unigold Inc. since May 26, 2022. He serves as Chairman of New Stratus Energy Inc. He is an Executive Director of New Stratus Energy Inc. since May 4, 2017 and...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Jose Arata's Compensation vs New Stratus Energy Earnings
How has Jose Arata's remuneration changed compared to New Stratus Energy's earnings?
DateTotal Comp.SalaryCompany Earnings
Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021n/an/a


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021CA$49kCA$49k


Compensation vs Market: Jose's total compensation ($USD35.67K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD178.38K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Jose's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: NSE's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: NSE's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: NSE insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

TSXV:NSE Recent Insider Transactions by Companies or Individuals
DateValueNameEntityRoleSharesMax Price
07 Sep 22SellCA$112,788Camilo ValenciaIndividual125,250CA$0.90
27 Jun 22BuyCA$14,756Wade FeleskyIndividual21,700CA$0.68
15 Jun 22BuyCA$11,500Wade FeleskyIndividual10,485CA$1.10
14 Jun 22BuyCA$54,261Wade FeleskyIndividual47,192CA$1.15
03 Jun 22SellCA$86,446Camilo ValenciaIndividual68,200CA$1.45
02 Jun 22SellCA$102,100William MaucoIndividual85,000CA$1.21
27 May 22SellCA$204,465Victnico Investments LlcCompany194,900CA$1.08
20 May 22SellCA$93,600Marino RosalesIndividual130,000CA$0.72
20 May 22SellCA$93,600William MaucoIndividual130,000CA$0.72
19 May 22SellCA$172,000Victnico Investments LlcCompany200,000CA$0.86
27 Apr 22SellCA$869,572Victnico Investments LlcCompany1,543,000CA$0.64

Ownership Breakdown

What is the ownership structure of NSE?
Owner TypeNumber of SharesOwnership Percentage
Private Companies11,162,1009.3%
Individual Insiders19,712,64516.3%
General Public87,949,42372.9%

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 29%.

Top Shareholders

Top 10 shareholders own 27.06% of the company
OwnershipNameSharesCurrent ValueChange %Portfolio %
Victnico Investments Llc
11,162,100CA$10.8m-10.18%no data
William Mauco
6,028,906CA$5.8m72.25%no data
Jose Arata
5,585,381CA$5.4m78.23%no data
Marino Rosales
5,515,381CA$5.3m76%no data
U.S. Global Investors, Inc.
Camilo Valencia
1,433,600CA$1.4m-8.03%no data
Wade Felesky
1,079,377CA$1.0m7.94%no data
Wasatch Advisors Inc
130,364CA$126.5k0%no data
Mario Alejandro Miranda
70,000CA$67.9k0%no data
Clearwater Management Co., Inc.
23,139CA$22.4k0%no data

Company Information

New Stratus Energy Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: New Stratus Energy Inc.
  • Ticker: NSE
  • Exchange: TSXV
  • Founded: 2005
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$116.960m
  • Shares outstanding: 120.58m
  • Website:


  • New Stratus Energy Inc.
  • 333- 7th Avenue SW
  • Suite 2400
  • Calgary
  • Alberta
  • T2P 2Z1
  • Canada


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
NSETSXV (TSX Venture Exchange)YesCommon SharesCACADJul 2007

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/09/27 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/09/27 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.