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How to buy Viper Energy Partners stock

Learn how to easily invest in Viper Energy Partners stock.

Viper Energy Partners LP is an oil & gas midstream business based in the US. Viper Energy Partners shares (VNOM) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Viper Energy Partners stock price (NASDAQ: VNOM)

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Viper Energy Partners shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$25.06
52-week range$12.69 - $26.73
50-day moving average $22.56
200-day moving average $19.92
Wall St. target price$27.25
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $1.1 (4.19%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.14

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Is it a good time to buy Viper Energy Partners stock?

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Viper Energy Partners price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $25.06 from 2022-01-21

1 week (2022-01-14) -5.43%
1 month (2021-12-23) 18.71%
3 months (2021-10-22) 4.55%
6 months (2021-07-23) 43.28%
1 year (2021-01-22) 71.64%
2 years (2020-01-24) 11.88%
3 years (2019-01-24) 28.97
5 years (2017-01-24) 57.41%

Is Viper Energy Partners stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Viper Energy Partners's PEG ratio

Viper Energy Partners's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.4733. 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 Viper Energy Partners's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Viper Energy Partners's EBITDA

Viper Energy Partners's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $291.6 million.

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

Viper Energy Partners financials

Revenue TTM $393.7 million
Operating margin TTM 48.03%
Gross profit TTM $237.5 million
Return on assets TTM 4.65%
Return on equity TTM 4.57%
Profit margin -2.32%
Book value $9.12
Market capitalisation $2.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Viper Energy Partners share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 3.24% of net profits

Recently Viper Energy Partners has paid out, on average, around 3.24% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.19% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Viper Energy Partners shareholders could enjoy a 4.19% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Viper Energy Partners's case, that would currently equate to about $1.1 per share.

While Viper Energy Partners's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Viper Energy Partners is investing more in its future growth.

Viper Energy Partners's most recent dividend payout was on 17 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Viper Energy Partners share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Viper Energy Partners's shares have ranged in value from as little as $12.6894 up to $26.729. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Viper Energy Partners's is 2.5134. This would suggest that Viper Energy Partners's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Viper Energy Partners overview

Viper Energy Partners LP owns, acquires, and exploits oil and natural gas properties in North America. As of December 31, 2020, it had mineral interests in 24,350 net royalty acres in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale; and estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves of 99,392 thousand barrels of crude oil equivalent. Viper Energy Partners GP LLC operates as the general partner of the company. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Midland, Texas. Viper Energy Partners LP is a subsidiary of Diamondback Energy, Inc. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Viper Energy Partners is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.456% of Viper Energy Partners shares are held by insiders and 81.471% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Viper Energy Partners?
Viper Energy Partners's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Viper Energy Partners based?
Viper Energy Partners's address is: 500 West Texas, Midland, TX, United States, 79701
What is Viper Energy Partners's ISIN number?
Viper Energy Partners's international securities identification number is: US92763M1053
What is Viper Energy Partners's CUSIP number?
Viper Energy Partners's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 92763M105

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