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How to buy Black Stone Minerals L-P (BSM) stock

Learn how to easily invest in Black Stone Minerals L-P stock.

Black Stone Minerals, L.P
NYSE: BSM - USD
OIL & GAS E&P
$10.44
+$0.01 (+0.10%)

Black Stone Minerals, L.P is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Black Stone Minerals L-P shares (BSM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Black Stone Minerals L-P stock price (NYSE: BSM)

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Black Stone Minerals L-P shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$9.90
52-week range$5.46 - $11.07
50-day moving average $10.39
200-day moving average $9.59
Wall St. target price$12.29
PE ratio 52.6768
Dividend yield $0.65 (6.21%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.20

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Black Stone Minerals L-P price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $9.9 from 2021-05-28

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Is Black Stone Minerals L-P under- or over-valued?

Valuing Black Stone Minerals L-P stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Black Stone Minerals L-P's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Black Stone Minerals L-P's P/E ratio

Black Stone Minerals L-P's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 53x. In other words, Black Stone Minerals L-P shares trade at around 53x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Black Stone Minerals L-P's PEG ratio

Black Stone Minerals L-P's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.22. 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 Black Stone Minerals L-P's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Black Stone Minerals L-P's EBITDA

Black Stone Minerals L-P's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $120.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Black Stone Minerals L-P's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Black Stone Minerals L-P financials

Revenue TTM $285.9 million
Operating margin TTM 15.66%
Gross profit TTM $230.1 million
Return on assets TTM 2.04%
Return on equity TTM 5.79%
Profit margin 21.65%
Book value $3.56
Market capitalisation $2.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Black Stone Minerals L-P shares

There are currently 2.0 million Black Stone Minerals L-P shares held short by investors – that's known as Black Stone Minerals L-P's "short interest". This figure is 8% down from 2.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Black Stone Minerals L-P shares can be evaluated.

Black Stone Minerals L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Black Stone Minerals L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Black Stone Minerals L-P shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Black Stone Minerals L-P shares traded daily (recently around 517960.10362694). Black Stone Minerals L-P's SIR currently stands at 3.86. In other words for every 100,000 Black Stone Minerals L-P shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3860 shares are currently held short.

However Black Stone Minerals L-P's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Black Stone Minerals L-P shares, or, against the total number of tradable Black Stone Minerals L-P shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Black Stone Minerals L-P's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Black Stone Minerals L-P shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0113% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Black Stone Minerals L-P shares, roughly 11 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 Black Stone Minerals L-P.

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Black Stone Minerals L-P share dividends

74%

Dividend payout ratio: 74.46% of net profits

Recently Black Stone Minerals L-P has paid out, on average, around 74.46% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.69% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Black Stone Minerals L-P shareholders could enjoy a 6.69% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Black Stone Minerals L-P's case, that would currently equate to about $0.65 per share.

Black Stone Minerals L-P's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Black Stone Minerals L-P's most recent dividend payout was on 20 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Black Stone Minerals L-P's shares ever split?

Black Stone Minerals L-P's shares were split on a 4:5 basis on 28 April 2015. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Black Stone Minerals L-P shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 25% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Black Stone Minerals L-P shares which in turn could have impacted Black Stone Minerals L-P's share price.

Black Stone Minerals L-P share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Black Stone Minerals L-P's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.4553 up to $11.07. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BSM.US volatility(beta: 1.56)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Black Stone Minerals L-P's is 1.562. This would suggest that Black Stone Minerals L-P's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Black Stone Minerals L-P overview

Black Stone Minerals, L. P. , together with its subsidiaries, owns and manages oil and natural gas mineral interests. It owns mineral interests in approximately 16. 8 million gross acres, nonparticipating royalty interests in 1. 8 million gross acres, and overriding royalty interests in 1. 7 million gross acres located in 41 states in the United States.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Black Stone Minerals L-P is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 24.499% of Black Stone Minerals L-P shares are held by insiders and 15.798% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Black Stone Minerals L-P?
Black Stone Minerals L-P's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Black Stone Minerals L-P based?
Black Stone Minerals L-P's address is: 1001 Fannin Street, Houston, TX, United States, 77002
What is Black Stone Minerals L-P's ISIN number?
Black Stone Minerals L-P's international securities identification number is: US09225M1018
What is Black Stone Minerals L-P's CUSIP number?
Black Stone Minerals L-P's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 09225M101

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