How to buy Birchcliff Energy stock in Canada
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Birchcliff Energy Ltd. is an oil & gas e&p business based in Canada. Birchcliff Energy shares (BIR.TO) are listed on the Toronto stock Exchange (TSX) and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. Its last market close was C$7.69 – a decrease of 1.54% over the previous day. Birchcliff Energy employs 219 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of C$2.2 billion.
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Is it a good time to buy Birchcliff Energy stock?
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Birchcliff Energy shares at a glance
|Latest market close||C$7.81|
|52-week range||C$6.98 - C$10.89|
|50-day moving average||C$8.05|
|200-day moving average||C$8.29|
|Wall St. target price||C$9.88|
|Dividend yield||C$0.44 (9.83%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||C$1.15|
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Is Birchcliff Energy stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Birchcliff Energy stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Birchcliff Energy's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Birchcliff Energy's P/E ratio
Birchcliff 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 7x. In other words, Birchcliff Energy shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.
Birchcliff Energy's EBITDA
Birchcliff Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is C$660 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Birchcliff Energy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Birchcliff Energy financials
|Revenue TTM||C$1.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||37.44%|
|Gross profit TTM||C$1.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||8.73%|
|Return on equity TTM||13.96%|
|Market capitalisation||C$2.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Birchcliff Energy share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 52.54% of net profits
Recently Birchcliff Energy has paid out, on average, around 52.54% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.83% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Birchcliff Energy shareholders could enjoy a 9.83% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Birchcliff Energy's case, that would currently equate to about C$0.44 per share.
Birchcliff Energy's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
Birchcliff Energy's most recent dividend payout was on 28 September 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 September 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Birchcliff Energy's shares ever split?
Birchcliff Energy's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 16 December 1992. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Birchcliff Energy shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Birchcliff Energy shares which in turn could have impacted Birchcliff Energy's share price.
Birchcliff Energy overview
Birchcliff Energy Ltd. , an intermediate oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, light oil, condensate, and other natural gas liquids in Western Canada. The company holds interests in the Montney/Doig resource play located approximately 95 km northwest of Grande Prairie, Alberta. Its asset portfolio also includes various other properties, including the Elmworth and Progress areas of Alberta. Birchcliff Energy Ltd. is headquartered in Calgary, Canada. .
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