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Callon Petroleum Company is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Callon Petroleum Company shares (CPE) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Callon Petroleum Company employs 475 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$891.8 million.

How to buy shares in Callon Petroleum Company

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Callon Petroleum Company. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CPE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Callon Petroleum Company reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$14.01, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Callon Petroleum Company, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Callon Petroleum Company. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Callon Petroleum Company share price

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Callon Petroleum Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$14.01
52-week rangeUSD$3.9 - USD$49.8
50-day moving average USD$10.9824
200-day moving average USD$9.1535
Wall St. target priceUSD$10.91
PE ratio 0.9003
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.066

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Is it a good time to buy Callon Petroleum Company stock?

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Callon Petroleum Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.01 from 2020-12-18

1 week (2021-01-14) -15.91%
1 month (2020-12-24) 1.82%
3 months (2020-10-22) 184.18%
6 months (2020-07-22) 1,039.02%
1 year (2020-01-22) 298.01%
2 years (2019-01-22) 73.82%
3 years (2018-01-22) 9.54%
5 years (2016-01-22) 141.14%

Is Callon Petroleum Company under- or over-valued?

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

Callon Petroleum Company's P/E ratio

Callon Petroleum Company's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Callon Petroleum Company shares trade at around 1x recent earnings.

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

Callon Petroleum Company's PEG ratio

Callon Petroleum Company's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.1992. 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 Callon Petroleum Company's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Callon Petroleum Company's EBITDA

Callon Petroleum Company's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$646.2 million.

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

Callon Petroleum Company financials

Revenue TTM USD$891.8 million
Operating margin TTM 22.25%
Gross profit TTM USD$537.1 million
Return on assets TTM 2.77%
Return on equity TTM -111.75%
Profit margin -230.11%
Book value $30.292
Market capitalisation USD$547 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Callon Petroleum Company shares

There are currently 8.0 million Callon Petroleum Company shares held short by investors – that's known as Callon Petroleum Company's "short interest". This figure is 10.7% down from 9.0 million last month.

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

Callon Petroleum Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Callon Petroleum Company's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Callon Petroleum Company shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Callon Petroleum Company shares traded daily (recently around 6.1 million). Callon Petroleum Company's SIR currently stands at 1.32. In other words for every 100,000 Callon Petroleum Company shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1320 shares are currently held short.

However Callon Petroleum Company's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Callon Petroleum Company shares, or, against the total number of tradable Callon Petroleum Company shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Callon Petroleum Company's short interest could be expressed as 0.2% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Callon Petroleum Company shares in existence, roughly 200 shares are currently held short) or 0.283% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Callon Petroleum Company shares, roughly 283 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 Callon Petroleum Company.

Find out more about how you can short Callon Petroleum Company stock.

Callon Petroleum Company share dividends

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

Have Callon Petroleum Company's shares ever split?

Callon Petroleum Company's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 10 August 2020. So if you had owned 10 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 Callon Petroleum Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Callon Petroleum Company shares which in turn could have impacted Callon Petroleum Company's share price.

Callon Petroleum Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Callon Petroleum Company's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.9 up to $49.8. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Callon Petroleum Company's is 3.3491. This would suggest that Callon Petroleum Company's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Callon Petroleum Company overview

Callon Petroleum Company, an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, exploration, and development of oil and natural gas properties in Permian Basin in West Texas. As of December 31, 2019, its estimated net proved reserves totaled approximately 540 million barrel of oil equivalent, including 346.4 MMBbls oil, 757.1 Bcf of natural gas, and 67.5 MMBbls of natural gas liquids. The company was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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