Analysts rate Cardinal Energy Ltd.(CJ:TSX) with a Buy rating and an average target price of $10

by: Gillian Lawrence
Cardinal Energy stock forecast

Analysts rate Cardinal Energy Ltd. with a consensus Buy rating and a 12-month average target price of $10.08 per share.

Based on the Cardinal Energy stock forecast from 4 analysts, the average analyst target price for Cardinal Energy Ltd is CAD 10.08 over the next 12 months. Cardinal Energy Ltd’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Cardinal Energy Ltd is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 9 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Cardinal Energy Ltd’s stock price was CAD 7.75Cardinal Energy Ltd’s stock price has changed by +1.57% over the past week, -8.07% over the past month and +102.35% over the last year.

About Cardinal Energy Ltd (CJ:CA:TSX)

Cardinal Energy Ltd. engages in the acquisition, exploration, and production of crude oil and natural gas in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. It has total proved plus probable oil and gas reserves of 110,391 thousand barrels of oil equivalent. Cardinal Energy Ltd. was incorporated in 2010 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

What we like:

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What we don’t like:

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

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