Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Echo Energy. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Echo Energy's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
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 Echo 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 Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
Show me the analysis anyway
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Oil and Gas industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Echo Energy's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Echo Energy's earnings growth to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Echo Energy's revenue growth to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Echo Energy is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Echo Energy is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Echo Energy's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
Oil and Gas
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. Martin George Michael Hull has been Chief Financial Officer at Echo Energy plc since August 1, 2018, Director since October 02, 2018 and Managing Director since December 11, 2018. He was employed at Rothschild & Sons in London, where he was a Managing Director in the global energy team focusing on LatAM and Africa, and had previously been Head of Oil & Gas, SE Asia, based out of Singapore. Mr. Hull has 18 years' experience in oil & gas investment banking. During his time at Rothschild & Sons, he advised on numerous transactions across the value chain with a particular focus on the upstream sector, including equity and debt transactions at both corporate and asset level. He serves as Director of Echo Energy CDL OP Ltd., Echo Energy TA OP Ltd., Echo Energy CD and LLC Ltd., Echo Energy Tapi Aike Ltd., Echo Energy Argentina Holdings Limited, Echo Energy Bolivia (Op Co 2) UK Ltd., Echo Energy Bolivia (Hold Co 2) UK Ltd., Echo Energy Bolivia (Op Co 1) UK Ltd, Echo Energy Bolivia (Hold Co 1) UK Ltd., Echo Energy Holdings (UK) Ltd.,FIM Solar Distribution LLP, FIM Timberland LP, Independent Resouces (Ksar Hadada) Limited, Independent Resouces (Tunisia) and Independent Resouces (Sahara) Limited.
Insufficient data for Martin George to compare compensation growth.
Insufficient data for Martin George to establish whether their remuneration is reasonable compared to companies of similar size in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Management Team Tenure
Average tenure of the
management team in years:
The average tenure for the Echo Energy management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
Martin George Hull
MD, CFO & Director
Vice President of Exploration
Part Time Consultant
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Echo Energy board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
In this article, I'm going to take a look at Echo Energy plc’s (LON:ECHO) latest ownership structure, a non-fundamental factor which is important, but remains a less discussed subject among investors. … A company's ownership structure is often linked to its share performance in both the long- and short-term. … See our latest analysis for Echo Energy
What You Must Know About Echo Energy plc's (LON:ECHO) Financial Strength
How does ECHO’s operating cash flow stack up against its debt? … Moving onto cash from operations, its small level of operating cash flow means calculating cash-to-debt wouldn't be too useful, though these low levels of cash means that operational efficiency is worth a look. … Running high debt, while not yet making money, can be risky in unexpected downturns as liquidity may dry up, making it hard to operate.Next Steps: ECHO’s cash flow coverage indicates it could improve its operating efficiency in order to meet demand for debt repayments should unforeseen events arise.
Does Echo Energy plc (LON:ECHO) Fall With The Market?
ECHO, with its market capitalisation of UK£52.06M, is a small-cap stock, which generally have higher beta than similar companies of larger size. … Thus, we can expect ECHO to be more stable in the face of market movements, relative to its peers of similar size but with a higher portion of fixed assets on their books. … However, this is the opposite to what ECHO’s actual beta value suggests, which is higher stock volatility relative to the market.
Who Are Echo Energy plc's (LON:ECHO) Major Shareholders?
In this article, I will take a quick look at Echo Energy plc’s (AIM:ECHO) recent ownership structure – an unconventional investing subject, but an important one. … See our latest analysis for Echo Energy AIM:ECHO Ownership_summary Mar 20th 18 Institutional Ownership Institutions account for 68.53% of ECHO's outstanding shares, a significant enough holding to move stock prices if they start buying and selling in large quantities, especially when there are relatively small amounts of shares available on the market to trade. … As a result, potential investors should further explore the company's business relations with these companies and find out if they can affect shareholder returns in the long-term.Next Steps: ECHO's considerably high level of institutional ownership calls for further analysis into its margin of safety.
Is Echo Energy plc (AIM:ECHO) Thriving Or Barely Surviving In The Oil & Gas Sector?
Today, I will analyse the industry outlook, and also determine whether ECHO is a laggard or leader relative to its energy sector peers. … Only now has the sector begun to emerge from its turmoil, and in the past year, the industry turnaround delivered growth of over 50%, beating the UK market growth of 11.30%. … Although its growth has delivered lower growth relative to its oil and gas peers in the near term, the market may be pessimistic on the stock, leading to a potential undervaluation.
Echo Energy plc, through its subsidiaries, focuses on developing as an exploration, gas focused E&P company in Latin America. It engages in the appraisal of oil and gas exploration permits; and holding Argentinian and Bolivian branch assets. The company was formerly known as Independent Resources plc. Echo Energy plc was incorporated in 2005 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
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