How to buy Cimarex Energy (XEC) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Cimarex Energy shares.

Cimarex Energy Co (XEC) is a publicly traded oil and gas e&p business based in the US. It opened the day at $77.47 after a previous close of $77.61. During the day the price has varied from a low of $77.3 to a high of $78.5. The latest price was $77.76 (25 minute delay). Cimarex Energy is listed on the NYSE and employs 747 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Cimarex Energy

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: XEC in this case.
  5. Research Cimarex Energy shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Cimarex Energy shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 10x Cimarex Energy shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

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Cimarex Energy share price (NYSE:XEC)

Use our graph to track the performance of XEC stocks over time.

Cimarex Energy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $77.76

2 years (2021-02-05) 62.17%
3 years (2020-02-05) 76.13%
5 years (2018-02-02) -29.91%

Is it a good time to buy Cimarex Energy stock?

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Is Cimarex Energy under- or over-valued?

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

PEG ratio

Cimarex Energy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.43. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Cimarex 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.

EBITDA

Cimarex Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $926.8 million (£0.0 million).

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

Environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Cimarex Energy.

Total ESG risk score

Cimarex Energy's total ESG risk: 53.4

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Cimarex Energy's overall score of 53.4 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 102nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Cimarex Energy is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Environmental score

Cimarex Energy's environmental score: 28.48/100

Cimarex Energy's environmental score of 28.48 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Cimarex Energy is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

Cimarex Energy's social score: 18.23/100

Cimarex Energy's social score of 18.23 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Cimarex Energy is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

Cimarex Energy's governance score: 11.19/100

Cimarex Energy's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Cimarex Energy is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Controversy score

Cimarex Energy's controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Cimarex Energy scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Cimarex Energy has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Cimarex Energy Co was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 53.4
Total ESG percentile 101.58
Environmental score 28.48
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 18.23
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 11.19
Governance score percentile 5
Level of controversy 2

Cimarex Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-17.
Open$77.47
High$78.5
Low$77.3
Close$77.76
Previous close$77.61
Change$0.15
Change %0.1933%
Volume2,290,786
Information last updated 2021-11-28.
52-week range$0 - $0
50-day moving average$74.475
200-day moving average$68.377
Wall St. target price$85.67
Dividend yield$0.98 (1.09%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-0.342

Cimarex Energy share dividends

1.1%

Dividend yield: 1.09% of stock value

1.2%

Forward annual dividend yield: 1.24% of stock value

19.8%

Dividend payout ratio: 19.76% of net profits

Cimarex Energy has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 1.09% of its share value annually.

Cimarex Energy has paid out, on average, around 19.76% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.24% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 1.24% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Cimarex Energy's case, that would currently equate to about $0.98 per share.

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

Cimarex Energy's most recent dividend payout was on 1 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 12 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cimarex Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0 up to $0. 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 Cimarex Energy's is 2.6004. This would suggest that Cimarex Energy's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Frequently asked questions

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