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How to buy Montage Resources Corporation stock

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Montage Resources Corporation is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Montage Resources Corporation shares (MR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Montage Resources Corporation employs 236 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$513.6 million.

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  3. Search for Montage Resources Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MR. 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 Montage Resources Corporation 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. 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 Montage Resources Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Montage Resources Corporation. 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.

Montage Resources Corporation share price

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Montage Resources Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-10.
52-week rangeUSD$1.985 - USD$6.99
50-day moving average USD$5.1071
200-day moving average USD$4.8834
Wall St. target priceUSD$7.4
PE ratio 2.0571
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.355

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Is it a good time to buy Montage Resources Corporation stock?

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Is Montage Resources Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Montage Resources Corporation's P/E ratio

Montage Resources Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, Montage Resources Corporation shares trade at around 2x 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.

Montage Resources Corporation's EBITDA

Montage Resources Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$155.5 million.

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

Montage Resources Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$513.6 million
Gross profit TTM USD$327.4 million
Return on assets TTM -2.21%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -28.07%
Book value $23.366
Market capitalisation USD$193.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Montage Resources Corporation shares

There are currently 1.5 million Montage Resources Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Montage Resources Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 11.4% down from 1.7 million last month.

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

Montage Resources Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Montage Resources Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Montage Resources Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Montage Resources Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 482934.09090909). Montage Resources Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.08. In other words for every 100,000 Montage Resources Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3080 shares are currently held short.

However Montage Resources Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Montage Resources Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Montage Resources Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Montage Resources Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.04% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Montage Resources Corporation shares in existence, roughly 40 shares are currently held short) or 0.0686% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Montage Resources Corporation shares, roughly 69 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 Montage Resources Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Montage Resources Corporation stock.

Montage Resources Corporation share dividends

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

Have Montage Resources Corporation's shares ever split?

Montage Resources Corporation's shares were split on a 1:15 basis on 1 March 2019. So if you had owned 15 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 Montage Resources Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Montage Resources Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Montage Resources Corporation's share price.

Montage Resources Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Montage Resources Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.985 up to $6.99. 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 Montage Resources Corporation's is 3.9352. This would suggest that Montage Resources Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Montage Resources Corporation overview

Montage Resources Corporation operates as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States. As of December 31, 2019, it had an acreage position comprising approximately 233,800 net acres in Ohio and Pennsylvania; and had estimated proved reserves of 2,729.8 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. The company was formerly known as Eclipse Resources Corporation and changed its name to Montage Resources Corporation in February 2019. Montage Resources Corporation was founded in 2011 and is based in Irving, Texas.

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