President Energy Plc (PPC) is a leading oil & gas e&p business based in the UK. It opened the day at 1.7p after a previous close of 1.625p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 1.552p to a high of 1.75p. The latest price was 1.65p (25 minute delay). President Energy is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 60 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, President Energy's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 1.55p, which is 60.26% down on its pre-crash value of 3.9p and 29.17% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 1.2p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of President Energy shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £329.11 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth £377.86.
|52-week range||1.2p - 4.585p|
|50-day moving average||1.5719p|
|200-day moving average||1.6007p|
|Wall St. target price||0.18p|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||0.3p|
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|1 week (2021-01-08)||-13.16%|
|1 month (2020-12-17)||1.54%|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||6.45%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||1.65|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||-59.26%|
|2 years (2019-01-17)||-82.26%|
|3 years (2018-01-17)||-86.39%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||-71.05%|
Valuing President Energy stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of President Energy's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
President 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 14x. In other words, President Energy shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
However, President Energy's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the oil & gas e&p industry or those of similar companies.
President Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £4.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a President Energy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
To put President Energy's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.
|Revenue TTM||£31.2 million|
|Gross profit TTM||£5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-35.72%|
|Return on equity TTM||-77.89%|
|Market capitalisation||£32.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
We're not expecting President Energy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
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President Energy's shares were split on a 1:6 basis on 24 October 2008. So if you had owned 6 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your President Energy shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 500% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for President Energy shares which in turn could have impacted President Energy's share price.
Over the last 12 months, President Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as 1.2p up to 4.585p. 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 (LSE average) beta is 1, while President Energy's is 2.0088. This would suggest that President Energy's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
To put President Energy's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.
President Energy Plc engages in the exploration, evaluation, and production of oil and gas properties primarily in South America. The company holds exploration assets in Argentina, the United States, and Paraguay. It also sells hydrocarbons. The company was formerly known as President Petroleum Company PLC and changed its name to President Energy Plc in September 2012. President Energy Plc was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Leeds, the United Kingdom.
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