NasdaqGM:SNDE

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Executive Summary

Sundance Energy Inc. operates as an onshore independent oil and natural gas company in North America.


Snowflake Analysis

Overvalued with weak fundamentals.


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Share Price & News

How has Sundance Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SNDE's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-11.4%

SNDE

0.7%

US Oil and Gas

3.0%

US Market


1 Year Return

n/a

SNDE

-33.4%

US Oil and Gas

9.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how SNDE performed against the US Oil and Gas industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how SNDE performed against the US Market.


Shareholder returns

SNDEIndustryMarket
7 Day-11.4%0.7%3.0%
30 Day-18.4%5.9%8.2%
90 Day-67.6%-14.3%0.4%
1 Yearn/a-30.3%-33.4%12.4%9.9%
3 Yearn/a-29.6%-37.0%31.0%22.3%
5 Yearn/a-38.0%-47.8%58.1%40.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Sundance Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Sundance Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.048x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SNDE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SNDE's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SNDE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.

PE vs Market: SNDE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SNDE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SNDE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is Sundance Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?

14.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SNDE is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: SNDE is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: SNDE is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SNDE's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-17.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SNDE's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-17.7% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SNDE is forecast to be unprofitable in 3 years.


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Past Performance

How has Sundance Energy performed over the past 5 years?

27.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SNDE is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SNDE is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SNDE is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 27% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SNDE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: SNDE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-19.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SNDE has a negative Return on Equity (-11.2%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Sundance Energy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SNDE's short term assets ($47.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($81.8M).

Long Term Liabilities: SNDE's short term assets ($47.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($378.7M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SNDE's debt to equity ratio (101.7%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: SNDE's debt to equity ratio has increased from 29.7% to 101.7% over the past 5 years.


Balance Sheet


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: SNDE has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if SNDE has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.


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Dividend

What is Sundance Energy's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SNDE'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 SNDE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SNDE's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

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

4.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Eric McCrady

9.17yrs

Tenure

Mr. Eric P. McCrady, BS has been the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Sundance Energy, Inc. (formerly known as Sundance Energy Australia Limited) since April 2011 and November 29, 2011 resp ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD593.13K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Eric's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Eric McCrady
MD, CEO & Director9.17yrsno data0.11% $19.6k
Cathy Anderson
Chief Financial Officer8.5yrsUS$930.31k0.030% $5.2k
Grace Ford
Chief Operating Officer2yrsUS$1.44mno data
John Roberts
Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations2.17yrsno datano data
Brain Pieri
Vice President of Marketing1.08yrsno datano data
Damien Connor
Company Secretary6.83yrsno datano data

4.5yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: SNDE's management team is considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Eric McCrady
MD, CEO & Director9.17yrsno data0.11% $19.6k
Thomas Mitchell
Independent Non-Executive Director1.67yrsUS$118.56k0.016% $2.7k
Stephen McDaniel
Independent Non-Executive Chairman0.50yrno datano data
Neville Martin
Independent Non-Executive Director8.42yrsUS$89.13k0.025% $4.2k
Damien Hannes
Independent Non-Executive Director10.83yrsUS$105.01k0.21% $35.7k
Henry Holcombe
Independent Non-Executive Director7.5yrsUS$128.50kno data
Judith Buie
Independent Non-Executive Director1.33yrsno data0.029% $4.9k

7.5yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SNDE's board of directors are considered experienced (7.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: SNDE only recently listed within the past 12 months, with total shares outstanding growing by -99% in the past year..


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Sundance Energy Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Sundance Energy Inc.
  • Ticker: SNDE
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$17.052m
  • Shares outstanding: 6.88m
  • Website: https://www.sundanceenergy.net

Number of Employees


Location

  • Sundance Energy Inc.
  • 1050 17th Street
  • Suite 700
  • Denver
  • Colorado
  • 80265
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SNDENasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDNov 2019
3RFDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesOrdinary SharesDEEURNov 2019

Biography

Sundance Energy Inc. operates as an onshore independent oil and natural gas company in North America. The company explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas. It focuses on operations on its 41,000 net acres in the Eagle Ford, Live Oak, Atascosa, La Salle, and McMullen counties, South Texas. Sundance Energy, Inc. is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/01 06:07
End of Day Share Price2020/05/29 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.