BIR:CA:TSX-Birchcliff Energy Ltd (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Oil & Gas E&P | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 3.27

Change

+0.05 (+1.55)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.86B

Volume

1.14M

Average Target Price

CAD 3.65 (+11.47%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Birchcliff Energy Ltd., an intermediate oil and natural gas company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, light oil, condensate, and natural gas liquids in Western Canada. The company holds interests in the Montney/Doig resource play, as well as other assets located in the Peace River Arch area of Alberta. As of December 31, 2020, it had interests in various gas plants, oil batteries, compressors, facilities, and infrastructure; and 198,553.7 net acres of undeveloped land, as well as proved plus probable reserves of 1,040.5 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

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ETFs Containing BIR:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Oil & Gas E&P)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 84.75% 57% F 96% A
Dividend Return 0.28% 14% F 11% F
Total Return 85.03% 57% F 96% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 125.52% 45% F 88% B+
Dividend Return 1.38% 14% F 20% F
Total Return 126.90% 49% F 88% B+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -34.99% 58% F 16% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -34.99% 53% F 14% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -20.57% 33% F 4% F
Dividend Return 1.70% 30% F 47% F
Total Return -18.87% 31% F 4% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 54.25% 63% D 16% F
Risk Adjusted Return -34.79% 29% F 8% F
Market Capitalization 0.86B 69% D+ 65% D
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Oil & Gas E&P)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 7.28 62% D- 77% C+
Price/Book Ratio 0.52 81% B- 94% A
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.55 46% F 65% D
EV/EBITDA 9.67 32% F 61% D-
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -3.48% 63% D 34% F
Return on Invested Capital 2.59% 78% C+ 50% F
Return on Assets -1.04% 59% F 30% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 44.94% 49% F 54% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 6.54 22% F 15% F
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 2.80 56% F 5% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value 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 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.

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.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

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.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Low Earnings Growth

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