Analyzing Talos Energy Inc. (TALO) By Technical Indicators


As of Friday close, Talos Energy Inc.’s (NYSE:TALO) stock was down -$0.65, moving down -5.18 percent to $11.89. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 2,875,900 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$2.11 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,071,825, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,418,434.

Since last month, TALO stock retreated -36.28%. Shares of the company fell to $11.67 on 03/16/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $25.49 was reached on 01/17/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $11.67. Since the beginning of this year, TALO’s stock price has dropped by -37.02% or -$6.99, and marked a new high 7 times. However, the stock has declined by -53.35% since its 52-week high.

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TALO stock investors should be aware that Talos Energy Inc. (TALO) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 274 days ago on Jun 17. RIVERSTONE HOLDINGS LLC, the Director of the company, disposed of 10,530 shares for $20.19 on Jun 17. It resulted in a $212,651 divestment by the insider. Riverstone Energy Partners V, sold 10,530 shares at an average price of $20.19 on Jun 17. The insider now owns 12,291,914 shares following the transaction. On Jun 16, Director Riverstone Energy Partners V, sold 172,743 shares at $20.20 apiece. The transaction was valued at $3,489,806.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Talos Energy Inc. (TALO) has a P/E ratio of about 2.62. The stock’s beta is 2.28. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.94, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.84, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 4.01 may also be considered.

Financial Health

In the three months ended December 30, Talos Energy Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.60, while its current ratio was 0.60, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending December 30 was 0.63, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.64. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 81.10% percent. In the year ended December 30, operating margins totaled 44.60%. Based on annual data, TALO earned $736.12 million in gross profit and brought in $1.65 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 38.30%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 39.00%.

In Talos Energy Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for December 30, it reported total debt of $585.34 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. TALO’s revenue fell -11.62% to $377.13 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $342.2 million. While analysts expected Talos Energy Inc. to report $0.44 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.2 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -54.50%. The liabilities of Talos Energy Inc. were 1.89 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended December 30, and its total debt was $767.51 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Talos Energy Inc.’s (TALO) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 50.51%, the RSI 9-day stood at 20.37% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Talos Energy Inc. price is down by -15.07% percent or -$2.11. At present, TALO shares trade -35.66% below its 20-day simple moving average and -42.42% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -33.83% below its SMA50 and -44.95% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 7.08% and Stochastic coefficient D was 6.73%, while ATR was 0.94. Given the Stochastic reading of 3.25% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 24.31%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.44, while the 14-day reading stands at -2.46.


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