Tullow Oil plc engages in the oil and gas exploration, development, and production activities primarily in Africa and South America. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Tullow Oil's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TLW is more volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TLW's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of UK stocks.
7 Day Return
GB Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
GB Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: TLW exceeded the UK Oil and Gas industry which returned 34% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TLW exceeded the UK Market which returned 28.9% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Tullow Oil's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Tullow Oil undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Tullow Oil is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Tullow Oil has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.
How is Tullow Oil forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TLW is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1%).
Earnings vs Market: TLW is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: TLW's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TLW's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-3.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TLW's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.9% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TLW's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (84.9%).
How has Tullow Oil performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TLW is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: TLW is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TLW is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 23.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare TLW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: TLW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-38.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TLW's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.
How is Tullow Oil's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TLW has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.
Long Term Liabilities: TLW has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TLW has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.
Reducing Debt: TLW's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable TLW has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: TLW is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 43.8% per year.
What is Tullow Oil current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TLW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TLW'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 TLW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TLW's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: TLW is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TLW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Rahul Dhir (54 yo)
Mr. Rahul Dhir serves as Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director at Tullow Oil plc since July 1, 2020. He is Venture Partner of GTI Group LLC. Mr. Dhir served as Chief Executive Officer and Manag...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Rahul's total compensation ($USD1.34M) is above average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD930.51K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Rahul's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: TLW's management team is considered experienced (3.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: TLW's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2 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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Tullow Oil plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Tullow Oil plc
- Ticker: TLW
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1985
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: UK£673.294m
- Shares outstanding: 1.42b
- Website: https://www.tullowoil.com
Number of Employees
- Tullow Oil plc
- 9 Chiswick Park
- 566 Chiswick High Road
- Greater London
- W4 5XT
- United Kingdom
Tullow Oil plc engages in the oil and gas exploration, development, and production activities primarily in Africa and South America. As of December 31, 2020, its portfolio comprised 53 licenses in 11 count...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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