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How to buy SilverBow Resources stock | $5.21

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SilverBow Resources, Inc is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. SilverBow Resources shares (SBOW) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. SilverBow Resources employs 86 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$193.8 million.

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  3. Search for SilverBow Resources. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: SBOW. 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 SilverBow Resources 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$5.21, 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 SilverBow Resources, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of SilverBow Resources. 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.

SilverBow Resources share price

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SilverBow Resources shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-02.
Latest market closeUSD$5.21
52-week rangeUSD$1.61 - USD$10.88
50-day moving average USD$5.1518
200-day moving average USD$4.3435
Wall St. target priceUSD$6.67
PE ratio 0.453
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$7.871

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Is it a good time to buy SilverBow Resources stock?

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SilverBow Resources price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $5.21 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-12) N/A
1 month (2020-12-23) -6.63%
3 months (2020-10-19) N/A
6 months (2020-07-19) N/A
1 year (2020-01-19) N/A
2 years (2019-01-19) N/A
3 years (2018-01-19) N/A
5 years (2016-01-19) N/A

Is SilverBow Resources under- or over-valued?

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

SilverBow Resources's P/E ratio

SilverBow Resources's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 0x. In other words, SilverBow Resources shares trade at around 0x 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.

SilverBow Resources's PEG ratio

SilverBow Resources's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.95. 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 SilverBow Resources's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

SilverBow Resources's EBITDA

SilverBow Resources's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$171.5 million.

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

SilverBow Resources financials

Revenue TTM USD$193.8 million
Operating margin TTM 48.99%
Gross profit TTM USD$246.9 million
Return on assets TTM 7.75%
Return on equity TTM -133.26%
Profit margin -161.26%
Book value $6.752
Market capitalisation USD$66.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting SilverBow Resources shares

There are currently 696,597 SilverBow Resources shares held short by investors – that's known as SilverBow Resources's "short interest". This figure is 11.5% down from 786,856 last month.

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

SilverBow Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

SilverBow Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of SilverBow Resources shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of SilverBow Resources shares traded daily (recently around 63966.666666667). SilverBow Resources's SIR currently stands at 10.89. In other words for every 100,000 SilverBow Resources shares traded daily on the market, roughly 10890 shares are currently held short.

However SilverBow Resources's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of SilverBow Resources shares, or, against the total number of tradable SilverBow Resources shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case SilverBow Resources's short interest could be expressed as 0.06% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 SilverBow Resources shares in existence, roughly 60 shares are currently held short) or 0.1288% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable SilverBow Resources shares, roughly 129 shares are currently held short).

A SIR above 10% would generally be considered pretty high, pointing to a potentially pessimistic outlook for the share price and a discouraging interest in betting against SilverBow Resources.

Find out more about how you can short SilverBow Resources stock.

SilverBow Resources share dividends

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

Have SilverBow Resources's shares ever split?

SilverBow Resources's shares were split on 8 October 1997.

SilverBow Resources share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SilverBow Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.61 up to $10.88. 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 SilverBow Resources's is 2.5653. This would suggest that SilverBow Resources's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

SilverBow Resources overview

SilverBow Resources, Inc., an energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas from the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas. As of December 31, 2019, it had proved reserves of 1,420 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. The company was formerly known as Swift Energy Company and changed its name to SilverBow Resources, Inc. in May 2017. SilverBow Resources, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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