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Executive Summary

New Concept Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates oil and gas wells, and mineral leases primarily in the United States.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.2%

GBR

-1.6%

US Oil and Gas

2.3%

US Market


1 Year Return

-37.2%

GBR

-42.5%

US Oil and Gas

6.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: GBR exceeded the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -41.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GBR underperformed the US Market which returned 6% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GBRIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.2%-1.6%2.3%
30 Day-0.6%-21.7%-0.7%
90 Day18.6%7.1%17.1%
1 Year-37.2%-37.2%-39.8%-42.5%9.0%6.7%
3 Year-15.8%-15.8%-33.7%-40.8%36.7%27.8%
5 Year-26.0%-26.0%-38.3%-48.3%65.2%46.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GBR ($1.16) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($2.53)

Significantly Below Fair Value: GBR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: GBR 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 GBR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GBR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is New Concept Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

51.1%

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 New Concept 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.


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Past Performance

How has New Concept Energy performed over the past 5 years?

-5.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GBR is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: GBR is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GBR is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -5.8% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: GBR is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Oil and Gas industry (-17.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GBR has a negative Return on Equity (-111.38%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is New Concept Energy's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GBR's short term assets ($4.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($462.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: GBR's short term assets ($4.1M) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.9M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GBR's debt to equity ratio (9.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: GBR's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 33.8% to 9.1% 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: Whilst unprofitable GBR has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.

Forecast Cash Runway: GBR is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, even with free cash flow being positive and shrinking by 22.7% per year.


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Dividend

What is New Concept Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GBR'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 GBR'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?

13.6yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Gene Bertcher (71yo)

13.58yrs

Tenure

US$56,500

Compensation

Mr. Gene S. Bertcher served as the Chief Financial Officer of Pillar Income Asset Management, Inc. and has been its Executive Vice President since April 30, 2011. He serves as Chief Accounting Officer at P ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Gene's total compensation ($USD56.50K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD609.39K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gene Bertcher
Chairman13.58yrsUS$56.50kno data
Dan Locklear
Independent Director16.58yrsUS$10.50kno data
Victor Lund
Independent Director24.33yrsUS$10.50kno data
Raymond Roberts
Independent Director5.08yrsUS$10.50kno data
Cecelia Maynard
Director1.5yrsUS$10.50kno data

13.6yrs

Average Tenure

71yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GBR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.6 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: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: New Concept Energy, Inc.
  • Ticker: GBR
  • Exchange: AMEX
  • Founded: 1978
  • Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sector: Energy
  • Market Cap: US$5.963m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.13m
  • Website: https://www.newconceptenergy.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • New Concept Energy, Inc.
  • 1603 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway
  • Suite 800
  • Dallas
  • Texas
  • 75234
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GBRAMEX (NYSE MKT LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1991

Biography

New Concept Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates oil and gas wells, and mineral leases primarily in the United States. Its oil and gas wells, and mineral leases are located in Athens and Meigs counties in Ohio; and Calhoun, Jackson, and Roane counties in West Virginia. As of December 31, 2019, the company had 153 producing gas wells; 44 non-producing wells and related equipment; and mineral leases covering approximately 20,000 acres. The company was formerly known as CabelTel International Corporation and changed its name to New Concept Energy, Inc. in May 2008. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Dallas, Texas. New Concept Energy, Inc. is a subsidiary of Realty Advisors, Inc. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/09 00:11
End of Day Share Price2020/07/08 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
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.