Stone Energy Corporation ($SGY) Confident Investor Rating: Poor

Company name Stone Energy Corporation
Stock ticker SGY
Live stock price [stckqut]SGY[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good


Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Poor
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Poor


Confident Investor Rating Poor
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $16.17
Target stock price (averages with growth) $15.3
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $15.12
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $21.01

The following company description is from Google Finance:

Stone Energy Corporation (Stone Energy) is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development and operation of oil and gas properties. The Company is operating in the Gulf Coast Basin. As of December 31, 2012, its estimated proved oil and natural gas reserves were approximately 773 billions of cubic feet equivalents (Bcfe). On June 18, 2012, the Company completed the acquisition of a 25% working interest in the five block deep water Pompano field in Mississippi Canyon, an approximate 14% working interest in Mississippi Canyon Block 29 and a 10% working interest in certain aliquots of Mississippi Canyon Block 72. As of February 21, 2013, its property portfolio consisted of 65 active properties and 129 primary term leases in the Gulf Coast Basin (onshore and offshore), five active properties in the Appalachia region, three active properties in the Rocky Mountain region and one active property in the Eagle Ford Shale formation.


Confident Investor comments: At this price and at this time, I do not think that a Confident Investor can confidently invest in Stone Energy Corporation.

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In order to assist you in using the techniques of this book, the values that I used when calculating the Manual pricing above were:

Stock price at the time of the calculation: $34.28

Growth: 0.01

Current EPS (TTM): $3.22

P/E: 10

Future EPS Calc: $3.38

Future Stock Price Calc: $33.84

Target stock price: $21.01

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