Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, and/or development of oil and natural gas properties in the United States.
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Share Price & News
How has Torchlight Energy Resources's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: TRCH's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: TRCH underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -53.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TRCH underperformed the US Market which returned -13.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Torchlight Energy Resources's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Torchlight Energy Resources undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate TRCH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate TRCH's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TRCH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: TRCH 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 TRCH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TRCH is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.5x).
How is Torchlight Energy Resources forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 Torchlight Energy Resources 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.
How has Torchlight Energy Resources performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TRCH is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: TRCH is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TRCH is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 44.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare TRCH's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: TRCH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-11.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TRCH has a negative Return on Equity (-65.31%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Torchlight Energy Resources's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TRCH's short term assets ($735.7K) do not cover its short term liabilities ($14.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: TRCH's short term assets ($735.7K) do not cover its long term liabilities ($11.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TRCH's debt to equity ratio (151.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TRCH's debt to equity ratio has increased from 63.9% to 151.7% over the past 5 years.
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: TRCH has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: TRCH has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 8% each year.
What is Torchlight Energy Resources's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TRCH's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TRCH's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TRCH's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TRCH'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 TRCH's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Brda (54yo)
Mr. John A. Brda has been the Chief Executive Officer of Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. since December 30, 2014 and its President and Secretary of Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. since January 24, 201 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD375.00K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD622.20K).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||6.58yrs||US$225.00k||0.013% $4.0k|
|Consulting Geologist||1.67yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: TRCH's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.3 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||3.83yrs||US$60.50k||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||3.5yrs||no data||12.84% $4.1m|
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$60.50k||0.18% $58.1k|
|Independent Director||1.17yrs||US$84.25k||no data|
Experienced Board: TRCH's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
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 been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.9%.
Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.
- Ticker: TRCH
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 2010
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$32.051m
- Shares outstanding: 79.97m
- Website: https://www.torchlightenergy.com
Number of Employees
- Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.
- 5700 West Plano Parkway
- Suite 3600
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|TRCH||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||New Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2010|
|1TO||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||New Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2010|
Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, and/or development of oil and natural gas properties in the United States. As of December 31, 2019, it had interests in four oil and gas projects, including the Orogrande project in Hudspeth County, Texas; Hazel project in Sterling, Tom Green, and Irion Counties, Texas; Winkler project in Winkler County, Texas; and Hunton wells in partnership with Husky Ventures in central Oklahoma. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/07 07:29|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/06 00:00|
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