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How to buy Dorchester Minerals L-P stock

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

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Dorchester Minerals L-P share price

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Dorchester Minerals L-P shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-29.
52-week range$9.36 - $15.56
50-day moving average $14.22
200-day moving average $12.53
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 25.3115
Dividend yield $1.272 (8.23%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.61

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Is Dorchester Minerals L-P under- or over-valued?

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

Dorchester Minerals L-P's P/E ratio

Dorchester 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 25x. In other words, Dorchester Minerals L-P shares trade at around 25x 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.

Dorchester Minerals L-P's EBITDA

Dorchester Minerals L-P's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $34.8 million.

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

Dorchester Minerals L-P financials

Revenue TTM $45.1 million
Operating margin TTM 50.69%
Gross profit TTM $41.2 million
Return on assets TTM 13.93%
Return on equity TTM 22.21%
Profit margin 46.91%
Book value $2.42
Market capitalisation $535.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Dorchester Minerals L-P shares

There are currently 91,190 Dorchester Minerals L-P shares held short by investors – that's known as Dorchester Minerals L-P's "short interest". This figure is 15% up from 79,315 last month.

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

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

Dorchester Minerals L-P's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Dorchester Minerals L-P shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Dorchester Minerals L-P shares traded daily (recently around 42217.592592593). Dorchester Minerals L-P's SIR currently stands at 2.16. In other words for every 100,000 Dorchester Minerals L-P shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2160 shares are currently held short.

However Dorchester Minerals L-P's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Dorchester Minerals L-P shares, or, against the total number of tradable Dorchester 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 Dorchester Minerals L-P's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Dorchester Minerals L-P shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0029% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Dorchester Minerals L-P shares, roughly 3 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 Dorchester Minerals L-P.

Find out more about how you can short Dorchester Minerals L-P stock.

Dorchester Minerals L-P share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 2.03% of net profits

Recently Dorchester Minerals L-P has paid out, on average, around 2.03% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.86% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Dorchester Minerals L-P shareholders could enjoy a 7.86% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Dorchester Minerals L-P's case, that would currently equate to about $1.272 per share.

While Dorchester Minerals L-P's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Dorchester Minerals L-P is investing more in its future growth.

Dorchester Minerals L-P's most recent dividend payout was on 12 May 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Dorchester Minerals L-P share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Dorchester Minerals L-P's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.3596 up to $15.555. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DMLP.US volatility(beta: 1.38)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 Dorchester Minerals L-P's is 1.3756. This would suggest that Dorchester 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).

Dorchester Minerals L-P overview

Dorchester Minerals, L. P. engages in the acquisition, ownership, and administration of producing and nonproducing natural gas and crude oil royalty, net profits, and leasehold interests in the United States. Its royalty properties consist of producing and nonproducing mineral, royalty, overriding royalty, net profits, and leasehold interests located in 587 counties and parishes in 27 states; and net profits interests represent net profits overriding royalty interests in various properties owned by the operating partnership. Dorchester Minerals Management LP serves as the general partner of Dorchester Minerals, L. P. The company was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

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