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How to buy Abraxas Petroleum Corporation stock

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Abraxas Petroleum Corporation is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares (AXAS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Abraxas Petroleum Corporation share price

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Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$1.41 - $8.00
50-day moving average $3.09
200-day moving average $2.83
Wall St. target price$3.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.01

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Is Abraxas Petroleum Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Abraxas Petroleum Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's PEG ratio

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 7.85. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's EBITDA

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $61.2 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $58.6 million
Operating margin TTM 47.46%
Gross profit TTM $89.6 million
Return on assets TTM 5.22%
Return on equity TTM -219.56%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $7.49
Market capitalisation $17.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares

There are currently 597,165 Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 7.9% up from 553,210 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 223657.30337079). Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's SIR currently stands at 2.67. In other words for every 100,000 Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2670 shares are currently held short.

However Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0919% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares, roughly 92 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Abraxas Petroleum Corporation.

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Abraxas Petroleum Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Abraxas Petroleum Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's shares ever split?

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 18 October 2020. So if you had owned 20 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Abraxas Petroleum Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's share price.

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.41 up to $8. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's is 3.6685. This would suggest that Abraxas Petroleum Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation overview

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development, and production of oil and gas properties in the United States. The company operates oil and gas assets in the Permian/Delaware Basin, the Rocky Mountain, and South Texas regions. As of December 31, 2019, its estimated net proved reserves were 56. 4 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1977 and is based in San Antonio, Texas. .

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