Quarterly Financial Watch for Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) reported sales (ttm) of 630.9 Million, whereas, 13 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 267.81 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 324.98 million and lower end at 209.8 million while the year ago reported sale was 229.83 million.

12 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter ending Feb 22, 2017- Feb 27, 2017, analysts estimated mean sale target of 339.84 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 388.2 million and 252 million respectively.

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Nov 02 AMC at 0.01, whereas, 23 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.03. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.24 and lower end at -0.18 while the year ago reported earnings per share was -0.02.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.07 reported by 18 number of analyst for the quarter ending Feb 22, 2017- Feb 27, 2017. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.07 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.27 and -0.06 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.09.

Valuation Ratios of Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company’s industry has 9.37 P/E and the sector P/E is 31.44. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 0 and low P/E is 0, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 78.06 and 29.79 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 7.84 for the industry and 8.17 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 19 has Beta of 0 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.96 and 0.94 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of 19 stands at 8.1 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.96. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 1522.75, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 28.71 and 15.1 respectively.

5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:

Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.

5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) stands at 0 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 3.9 and 1.07 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at 0 and 0.

Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE:RICE) Trading Statistics:

The company declined -2.4% and closed its last trading session at $25.44. The market capitalization of the company is at $5.03 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $29.36 on Sep 22, 2016 and 52-week Low of $7.92 on Jan 20, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 3.37% and Monthly Volatility of 4.27%. The Beta for the company stands at 0 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.02.