Long Term Growth review of Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE:NFX)


Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:

Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) reported sales (ttm) of 1.61 Billion, whereas, 17 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 471.47 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 526.41 million and lower end at 394.7 million while the year ago reported sale was 448.86 million.

17 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 511.36 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 583.68 million and 420.8 million respectively.

Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Aug 01 AMC, whereas, 26 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.53. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.89 and lower end at 0.26 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.23.

The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.65 reported by 26 number of analyst for the quarter ending Current Qtr.(Jun2017). The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.65 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 1.17 and 0.31 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.25. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 4 analysts is at 29.2%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 53.2 and 8.

Valuation Ratios of Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) versus the Industry and Sector:

Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Newfield Exploration Company (NFX). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.

Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 0 while the company’s industry has 20.71 P/E and the sector P/E is 15.9. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 63.2 and low P/E is 5.76, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s  high P/E for the past year is 97.62 and 29.77 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 6.53 for the industry and 10.15 for the Sector.

Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, NFX has Beta of 1.49 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 0.94 and 0.85 respectively.

Price to Sale ratio of NFX stands at 3.36 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 4.89. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 128.24, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 6.7 and 10.2 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 Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) stands at -3.31 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 1.24 and -11.11 respectively.

Newfield Exploration Company (NFX) Trading Statistics:

The company surged 1.39% and closed its last trading session at $26.67. The market capitalization of the company is at $5.38 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $50.00 on 12/12/16 and 52-week Low of $25.46 on 07/07/17. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 2.87% and Monthly Volatility of 3.68%. The Beta for the company stands at 1.49 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 1.04.