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Diamondback Energy Inc is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Diamondback Energy shares (FANG) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Diamondback Energy employs 870 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $9.1 billion.

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Diamondback Energy stock price (NASDAQ: FANG)

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Diamondback Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-12-05.
Latest market close$132.88
52-week range$89.04 - $166.66
50-day moving average $146.56
200-day moving average $135.71
Wall St. target price$183.70
PE ratio 5.9058
Dividend yield $8.96 (6.16%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $24.63

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Is it a good time to buy Diamondback Energy stock?

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Diamondback Energy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $132.88 from 2022-12-08

1 week (2022-12-02) -8.65%
1 month (2022-11-09) -15.66%
3 months (2022-09-09) -1.58%
6 months (2022-06-05) N/A
1 year (2021-12-09) 20.44%
2 years (2020-12-09) 180.75%
3 years (2019-12-09) 58.61%
5 years (2017-12-08) 19.96%

Is Diamondback Energy stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Diamondback Energy's P/E ratio

Diamondback Energy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Diamondback Energy shares trade at around 6x 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.

Diamondback Energy's PEG ratio

Diamondback Energy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.2766. 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 Diamondback Energy's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Diamondback Energy's EBITDA

Diamondback Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $7.3 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Diamondback Energy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Diamondback Energy financials

Revenue TTM $9.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 65.82%
Gross profit TTM $5.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 16.15%
Return on equity TTM 33.99%
Profit margin 48.01%
Book value $78.82
Market capitalisation $26.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Diamondback Energy share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 40.04% of net profits

Recently Diamondback Energy has paid out, on average, around 40.04% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.16% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Diamondback Energy shareholders could enjoy a 6.16% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Diamondback Energy's case, that would currently equate to about $8.96 per share.

While Diamondback Energy's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Diamondback Energy may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Diamondback Energy's most recent dividend payout was on 25 November 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 16 November 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Diamondback Energy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Diamondback Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $89.0428 up to $166.664. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FANG.US volatility(beta: 2.02)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Diamondback Energy's is 2.0165. This would suggest that Diamondback Energy's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Diamondback Energy overview

Diamondback Energy, Inc. , an independent oil and natural gas company, focuses on the acquisition, development, exploration, and exploitation of unconventional and onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas. It focuses on the development of the Spraberry and Wolfcamp formations of the Midland basin; and the Wolfcamp and Bone Spring formations of the Delaware basin, which are part of the Permian Basin in West Texas and New Mexico. As of December 31, 2021, the company's total acreage position was approximately 524,700 gross acres in the Permian Basin; and estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were 1,788,991 thousand barrels of crude oil equivalent. It also held working interests in 5,289 gross producing wells, as well as royalty interests in 6,455 additional wells. In addition, the company owns mineral interests approximately 930,871 gross acres and 27,027 net royalty acres in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale; and owns, operates, develops, and acquires midstream infrastructure assets, including 866 miles of crude oil gathering pipelines, natural gas gathering pipelines, and an integrated water system in the Midland and Delaware Basins of the Permian Basin. Diamondback Energy, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Diamondback Energy is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.472% of Diamondback Energy shares are held by insiders and 98.08% by institutions.
How many people work for Diamondback Energy?
Latest data suggests 870 work at Diamondback Energy.
When does the fiscal year end for Diamondback Energy?
Diamondback Energy's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Diamondback Energy based?
Diamondback Energy's address is: 500 West Texas Avenue, Midland, TX, United States, 79701
What is Diamondback Energy's ISIN number?
Diamondback Energy's international securities identification number is: US25278X1090
What is Diamondback Energy's CUSIP number?
Diamondback Energy's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 25278X109

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