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Evolution Petroleum

Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.


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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 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-4.8%

EPM

1.7%

US Oil and Gas

-1.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

-57.5%

EPM

-45.5%

US Oil and Gas

12.9%

US Market

Return vs Industry: EPM underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -45.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EPM underperformed the US Market which returned 12.9% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

EPMIndustryMarket
7 Day-4.8%1.7%-1.5%
30 Day-13.4%-7.4%-1.8%
90 Day-8.1%-16.0%6.6%
1 Year-54.6%-57.5%-42.2%-45.5%15.4%12.9%
3 Year-59.5%-65.9%-43.0%-50.5%39.6%30.2%
5 Year-47.8%-59.1%-32.4%-45.6%93.4%71.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

Is Evolution Petroleum undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

13.3x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: EPM ($2.39) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.85)

Significantly Below Fair Value: EPM is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EPM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.3x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (7.5x).

PE vs Market: EPM is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.3x) compared to the US market (18.2x).


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 (1.1x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Evolution Petroleum forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

51.7%

Forecasted Energy industry annual growth in earnings


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if EPM's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (2.2%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if EPM's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if EPM's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the US market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if EPM's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if EPM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Evolution Petroleum performed over the past 5 years?

2.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EPM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: EPM's current net profit margins (20.1%) are lower than last year (35.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EPM's earnings have grown by 2.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: EPM's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: EPM had negative earnings growth (-61.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-39.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: EPM's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Evolution Petroleum's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EPM's short term assets ($25.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.3M).

Long Term Liabilities: EPM's short term assets ($25.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($13.7M).


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.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Evolution Petroleum current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

4.18%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: EPM's dividend (4.18%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.66%).

High Dividend: EPM's dividend (4.18%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.7%).


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: With its high payout ratio (180.8%), EPM's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.


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.


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Management

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

4.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jason Brown (43 yo)

1.17yrs

Tenure

Mr. Jason E. Brown has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Evolution Petroleum Corporation since July 10, 2019. He served as Vice President of Corporate Development of Halcón Resources Corporatio ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Herlin
Co-Founder & Non-Executive Chairman11.67yrsUS$330.65k5.3%
$ 4.1m
David Joe
Senior VP & CFO4.67yrsUS$674.76k1.02%
$ 797.4k
Jason Brown
CEO & President1.17yrsno data0.41%
$ 322.7k
Roderick Schultz
VP & Chief Accounting Officer4.67yrsno datano data

4.7yrs

Average Tenure

54yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: EPM's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Robert Herlin
Co-Founder & Non-Executive Chairman11.67yrsUS$330.65k5.3%
$ 4.1m
William Dozier
Independent Director14.75yrsUS$323.00k0.49%
$ 381.5k
Marran J. Ogilvie
Independent Director2.75yrsUS$154.00k0.15%
$ 114.6k
Edward DiPaolo
Lead Independent Director7.92yrsUS$151.50k0.72%
$ 559.8k
Kelly Loyd
Independent Director11.75yrsUS$133.00k0.20%
$ 156.7k

11.7yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: EPM's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.7 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Evolution Petroleum Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Evolution Petroleum Corporation
  • Ticker: EPM
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 2003
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$78.085m
  • Shares outstanding: 32.67m
  • Website: https://www.evolutionpetroleum.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Evolution Petroleum Corporation
  • 1155 Dairy Ashford Road
  • Suite 425
  • Houston
  • Texas
  • 77079
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
EPMAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDMay 2004
EP7DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURMay 2004

Biography

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

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/22 06:09
End of Day Share Price2020/09/21 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/06/30


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.