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How to buy VAALCO Energy stock | $3.36

Learn how to easily invest in VAALCO Energy stock.

VAALCO Energy Inc is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. VAALCO Energy shares (EGY) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. VAALCO Energy employs 102 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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VAALCO Energy stock price (NYSE: EGY)

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VAALCO Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-23.
Latest market close$3.36
52-week range$0.81 - $3.70
50-day moving average $2.90
200-day moving average $2.77
Wall St. target price$4.94
PE ratio 9.7337
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.34

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Is it a good time to buy VAALCO Energy stock?

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VAALCO Energy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $3.36 from 2021-10-25

1 week (2021-10-16) N/A
1 month (2021-09-27) 23.53%
3 months (2021-07-27) 28.74%
6 months (2021-04-27) 39.42%
1 year (2020-10-26) 251.10%
2 years (2019-10-25) 65.52%
3 years (2018-10-26) 63.90%
5 years (2016-10-26) 326.29%

Is VAALCO Energy under- or over-valued?

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

VAALCO Energy's P/E ratio

VAALCO 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 10x. In other words, VAALCO Energy shares trade at around 10x 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.

VAALCO Energy's PEG ratio

VAALCO Energy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.62. 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 VAALCO 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.


VAALCO Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $30.1 million.

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

VAALCO Energy financials

Revenue TTM $117.6 million
Operating margin TTM 14.09%
Gross profit TTM $27.4 million
Return on assets TTM 6.29%
Return on equity TTM 29.6%
Profit margin 16.82%
Book value $1.32
Market capitalisation $192.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting VAALCO Energy shares

There are currently 163,324 VAALCO Energy shares held short by investors – that's known as VAALCO Energy's "short interest". This figure is 21.2% down from 207,263 last month.

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

VAALCO Energy's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

VAALCO Energy's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of VAALCO Energy shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of VAALCO Energy shares traded daily (recently around 175617.20430108). VAALCO Energy's SIR currently stands at 0.93. In other words for every 100,000 VAALCO Energy shares traded daily on the market, roughly 930 shares are currently held short.

However VAALCO Energy's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of VAALCO Energy shares, or, against the total number of tradable VAALCO Energy shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case VAALCO Energy's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 VAALCO Energy shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0031% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable VAALCO Energy 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 VAALCO Energy.

Find out more about how you can short VAALCO Energy stock.

VAALCO Energy share dividends

We're not expecting VAALCO Energy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have VAALCO Energy's shares ever split?

VAALCO Energy's shares were split on 11 February 2003.

VAALCO Energy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, VAALCO Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.805 up to $3.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EGY.US volatility(beta: 2.36)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while VAALCO Energy's is 2.3624. This would suggest that VAALCO Energy's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

VAALCO Energy overview

VAALCO Energy, Inc. , an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas. The company holds Etame production sharing contract related to the Etame Marin block located offshore in the Republic of Gabon in West Africa. It also owns interests in an undeveloped block offshore Equatorial Guinea, West Africa. VAALCO Energy, Inc. was incorporated in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of VAALCO Energy is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.781% of VAALCO Energy shares are held by insiders and 41.351% by institutions.
How many people work for VAALCO Energy?
Latest data suggests 102 work at VAALCO Energy.
When does the fiscal year end for VAALCO Energy?
VAALCO Energy's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is VAALCO Energy based?
VAALCO Energy's address is: 9800 Richmond Avenue, Houston, TX, United States, 77042
What is VAALCO Energy's ISIN number?
VAALCO Energy's international securities identification number is: US91851C2017
What is VAALCO Energy's CUSIP number?
VAALCO Energy's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 91851C201

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