Evolution Petroleum Corporation, an oil and gas company, engages in the development, production, ownership, and management of oil and gas properties in the United States. More Details
Flawless balance sheet not a dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Evolution Petroleum's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: EPM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 10% a week.
Volatility Over Time: EPM's weekly volatility (10%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: EPM underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -29.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: EPM underperformed the US Market which returned 20.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Evolution Petroleum's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIf You Had Bought Evolution Petroleum's (NYSEMKT:EPM) Shares Three Years Ago You Would Be Down 70%
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Is Evolution Petroleum 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: EPM ($2.88) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.03)
Significantly Below Fair Value: EPM is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: EPM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
PE vs Market: EPM 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 EPM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: EPM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.4x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (1x).
How is Evolution Petroleum forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 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 Evolution Petroleum 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.
- Examine Evolution Petroleum's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
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How has Evolution Petroleum performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: EPM is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: EPM is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: EPM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 7.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare EPM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: EPM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-29.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: EPM has a negative Return on Equity (-6.01%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Evolution Petroleum's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: EPM's short term assets ($25.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.0M).
Long Term Liabilities: EPM's short term assets ($25.5M) exceed its long term liabilities ($11.6M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: EPM is debt free.
Reducing Debt: EPM has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: EPM has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: EPM has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Evolution Petroleum current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: EPM's dividend (3.47%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.46%).
High Dividend: EPM's dividend (3.47%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.05%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: EPM has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: EPM has only been paying a dividend for 7 years, and since then payments have fallen.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: EPM is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Jason Brown (43 yo)
Mr. Jason E. Brown has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Evolution Petroleum Corporation since July 10, 2019. He was a Co-Founder of Halcon Resources Corporation and he served as Vice President...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jason's total compensation ($USD900.64K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD561.41K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Jason's compensation with company performance.
|Co-Founder & Non-Executive Chairman||11.83yrs||US$185.17k||5.29% |
|Independent Director||14.92yrs||US$151.74k||0.49% |
|Independent Director||2.92yrs||US$152.94k||0.15% |
|Lead Independent Director||8.08yrs||US$147.74k||0.72% |
|Independent Director||11.92yrs||US$141.24k||0.20% |
Experienced Board: EPM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.8 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Evolution Petroleum Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Evolution Petroleum Corporation
- Ticker: EPM
- Exchange: AMEX
- Founded: 2003
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$94.218m
- Shares outstanding: 32.71m
- Website: https://www.evolutionpetroleum.com
Number of Employees
- Evolution Petroleum Corporation
- 1155 Dairy Ashford Road
- Suite 425
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|EPM||AMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||May 2004|
|EP7||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||May 2004|
Evolution Petroleum Corporation, an oil and gas company, engages in the development, production, ownership, and management of oil and gas properties in the United States. The company primarily holds intere...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/11/25 00:08|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/11/24 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.