USEG Stock Overview
U.S. Energy Corp., an independent energy company, focuses on the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties in the continental United States.
U.S. Energy Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$4.15|
|52 Week High||US$13.92|
|52 Week Low||US$2.91|
|1 Month Change||-13.36%|
|3 Month Change||18.57%|
|1 Year Change||4.53%|
|3 Year Change||6.41%|
|5 Year Change||-48.83%|
|Change since IPO||-99.12%|
Recent News & Updates
|USEG||US Oil and Gas||US Market|
Return vs Industry: USEG underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned 47.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: USEG exceeded the US Market which returned -10.4% over the past year.
|USEG Average Weekly Movement||19.0%|
|Oil and Gas Industry Average Movement||8.6%|
|Market Average Movement||7.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.9%|
Stable Share Price: USEG is more volatile than 90% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 19% a week.
Volatility Over Time: USEG's weekly volatility has increased from 12% to 19% over the past year.
About the Company
U.S. Energy Corp., an independent energy company, focuses on the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties in the continental United States. It holds interests in various oil and gas properties in the Williston Basin in North Dakota; the Permian Basin in New Mexico; and Texas. As of December 31, 2021, the company had an estimated proved reserves of 1,344,626 barrel of oil equivalent; oil and natural gas leases covered 89,846 gross acres and 5,757 net acres; and 146 gross producing wells.
U.S. Energy Fundamentals Summary
|USEG fundamental statistics|
Is USEG overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|USEG income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$4.59m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.20|
|Net Profit Margin||-37.38%|
How did USEG perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is U.S. Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 1/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate USEG's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate USEG's fair value for valuation analysis.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: USEG is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: USEG 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 USEG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: USEG is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (2x).
How is U.S. Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
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 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 U.S. 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 SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has U.S. Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: USEG is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: USEG is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: USEG is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 25.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare USEG's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: USEG is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (86.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: USEG has a negative Return on Equity (-6.56%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is U.S. Energy's financial position?
Financial Health Score2/6
Financial Health Score 2/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: USEG's short term assets ($7.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities ($13.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: USEG's short term assets ($7.0M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($15.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: USEG's net debt to equity ratio (3%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: USEG's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 197.4% to 5.3% 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: USEG has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: USEG has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 10.6% each year.
What is U.S. Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate USEG's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate USEG'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 USEG's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if USEG'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 USEG has not reported any payouts.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ryan Smith (38 yo)
Mr. Ryan Lewis Smith has been a Chief Financial Officer of U.S. Energy Corp. since May 23, 2017 and has been its Chief Executive Officer since December 10, 2019. Mr. Smith serves as President at U.S.Energ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ryan's total compensation ($USD1.51M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD770.21K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ryan's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: USEG's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: USEG's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 433%.
U.S. Energy Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: U.S. Energy Corp.
- Ticker: USEG
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1966
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Implied Market Cap: US$97.701m
- Shares outstanding: 24.92m
- Website: https://www.usnrg.com
Number of Employees
- U.S. Energy Corp.
- 675 Bering
- Suite 390
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/16 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/16 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.