What Are The Risk Factors For Coterra Energy Inc. (CTRA)?

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As of Wednesday close, Coterra Energy Inc.’s (NYSE:CTRA) stock was up $0.04, moving up 0.15 percent to $27.54. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 9,640,460 shares. 3 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $1.12 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 11,153,170, while in the previous 50 days, it was 8,946,563.

Since last month, CTRA stock retreated -6.90%. Shares of the company fell to $25.83 on 11/21/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $35.25 was reached on 06/08/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $17.19. Since the beginning of this year, CTRA’s stock price has risen by 55.11% or $8.54, and marked a new high 24 times. However, the stock has declined by -21.87% since its 52-week high.


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CTRA stock investors should be aware that Coterra Energy Inc. (CTRA) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 171 days ago on Jun 07. BELL STEPHEN P, the EVP – Business Development of the company, disposed of 36,327 shares for $35.41 on Jun 07. It resulted in a $1,286,339 divestment by the insider. Lindeman Steven W sold 50,000 shares at an average price of $35.55 on May 26. The insider now owns 233,002 shares following the transaction. On May 25, Sr VP & General Counsel Barron Francis Brian sold 10,000 shares at $33.52 apiece. The transaction was valued at $335,200.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Coterra Energy Inc. (CTRA) has a P/E ratio of about 5.60. The stock’s beta is 0.22. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 2.43, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.72, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 16.33 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.68 per share was paid out, which is 353.33% more than last year’s $0.15. On Thursday November 3 2022, a $0.53 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, Coterra Energy Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.60, while its current ratio was 1.70, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.17, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.18. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 84.40% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 57.60%. Based on annual data, CTRA earned $1.56 billion in gross profit and brought in $3.45 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 8.20%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 32.80%.

In Coterra Energy Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $2.19 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. CTRA’s revenue rose 82.52% to $2.57 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $2.52 billion. While analysts expected Coterra Energy Inc. to report $1.23 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.35 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 9.80%. During the quarter, the company generated $1.91 billion in EBITDA. The liabilities of Coterra Energy Inc. were 7.65 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $3.42 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $788.47 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Coterra Energy Inc.’s (CTRA) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 41.08%, the RSI 9-day stood at 46.13% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Coterra Energy Inc. price is up by +4.24% percent or $1.12. At present, CTRA shares trade -9.02% below its 20-day simple moving average and +7.58% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -14.55% below its SMA50 and +23.00% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 27.16% and Stochastic coefficient D was 18.84%, while ATR was 1.05. Given the Stochastic reading of 39.61% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 45.36%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.15, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.54.

Analyst Ratings

Wolfe Research upgraded its rating on Coterra Energy Inc. (NYSE: CTRA) to a Peer perform in a note to investors on November 07, 2022. The analysts firm previously had an Underperform rating on the stock.Coterra Energy Inc. (CTRA) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, CTRA is a sell, and 14 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 1 analyst who say the stock is underweight. A total of 2 analysts rate Coterra Energy Inc. stock as buy, with 8 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $34.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $28.00 – $48.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Coterra Energy Inc. (CTRA) will achieve an average price target of $35.91.

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