CNE Stock Overview
Capricorn Energy PLC operates as an independent oil and gas exploration, development, and production company.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£1.98|
|52 Week High||UK£2.31|
|52 Week Low||UK£1.22|
|1 Month Change||-0.40%|
|3 Month Change||-5.44%|
|1 Year Change||19.78%|
|3 Year Change||-0.22%|
|5 Year Change||-20.45%|
|Change since IPO||624.67%|
Recent News & Updates
|CNE||GB Oil and Gas||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: CNE matched the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned 19.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CNE exceeded the UK Market which returned -4% over the past year.
|CNE Average Weekly Movement||5.1%|
|Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement||10.0%|
|Market Average Movement||6.2%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||11.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: CNE is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: CNE's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Capricorn Energy PLC operates as an independent oil and gas exploration, development, and production company. The company holds a portfolio of exploration, development, and production assets in the United Kingdom, Israel, Egypt, Mauritania, Mexico, and Suriname. Its activities focused in North West Europe, North and West Africa, and Latin America.
Capricorn Energy Fundamentals Summary
|CNE fundamental statistics|
Is CNE overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|CNE income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$36.30m|
Last Reported Earnings
Dec 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Sep 06, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||2.79|
|Net Profit Margin||1,522.77%|
How did CNE perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Capricorn Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CNE (£1.98) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£5.2)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CNE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CNE is good value based on its PE Ratio (0.9x) compared to the UK Oil and Gas industry average (10.1x).
PE vs Market: CNE is good value based on its PE Ratio (0.9x) compared to the UK market (15.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CNE's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CNE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the GB Oil and Gas industry average (1x).
How is Capricorn Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CNE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-91.7% per year).
Earnings vs Market: CNE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-91.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CNE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CNE's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CNE's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CNE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (3.4%).
How has Capricorn Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CNE has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CNE became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CNE has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 25.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: CNE has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: CNE has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (344.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CNE's Return on Equity (48.3%) is considered outstanding.
How is Capricorn Energy's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CNE's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($186.4M).
Long Term Liabilities: CNE's short term assets ($1.6B) exceed its long term liabilities ($261.4M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CNE has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: CNE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.1% to 9.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: CNE's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (101.6%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if CNE's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Capricorn Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CNE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CNE's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CNE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CNE's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as CNE has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Simon Thomson (56 yo)
Mr. Simon John Thomson has been Chief Executive Officer of Cairn Energy Plc (Holding Company of Agora Oil and Gas AS) since July 1, 2011. Mr. Thomson serves as Chief Executive Officer of Cairn Energy plc a...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Simon's total compensation ($USD2.64M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.38M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Simon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: CNE's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: CNE's board of directors are considered experienced (6 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CNE insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Capricorn Energy PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Capricorn Energy PLC
- Ticker: CNE
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1980
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Implied Market Cap: UK£616.698m
- Shares outstanding: 311.46m
- Website: https://www.capricornenergy.com
Number of Employees
- Capricorn Energy PLC
- 50 Lothian Road
- EH3 9BY
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/23 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/23 00:00|
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.