WCP:CA:TSX-Whitecap Resources Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Oil & Gas E&P | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 8.52

Change

+0.31 (+3.78)%

Market Cap

CAD 5.21B

Volume

3.20M

Avg Analyst Target

CAD 10.13 (+18.89%)

Avg User Target

CAD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Whitecap Resources Inc (WCP) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Whitecap Resources Inc stock forecasts from 9 analysts, the average analyst target price for Whitecap Resources Inc is CAD 10.13 over the next 12 months. Whitecap Resources Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Whitecap Resources Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 10 positive signals and 7 negative signals. At the last closing, Whitecap Resources Inc’s stock price was CAD 8.52. Whitecap Resources Inc’s stock price has changed by -0.31% over the past week, +1.22% over the past month and +79.75% over the last year.

About

Whitecap Resources Inc., oil and gas company, acquires and develops petroleum and natural gas properties in Canada. Its principal properties are located in West Central Alberta, Northwest Alberta and British Columbia, Southeast Saskatchewan, West Central Saskatchewan, and Southwe ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Oil & Gas E&P

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
CNQ:CA Canadian Natural Resources Lim..

+1.69 (+2.71%)

CAD75.25B 12.91 5.60
CNU:CA CNOOC Limited

N/A

CAD58.77B 5.65 0.75
TOU:CA Tourmaline Oil Corp

+0.35 (+0.81%)

CAD14.91B 8.23 4.96
OVV:CA Ovintiv Inc

+1.62 (+3.41%)

CAD12.81B 3.13 22.11
ARX:CA ARC Resources Ltd

+0.30 (+2.34%)

CAD8.83B 29.65 5.39
CPG:CA Crescent Point Energy Corp

+0.42 (+5.41%)

CAD4.48B 1.96 0.87
MEG:CA MEG Energy Corp

+0.67 (+4.89%)

CAD4.20B 34.48 8.18
ERF:CA Enerplus Corporation

+0.57 (+4.13%)

CAD3.66B 3.80 38.02
PSK:CA PrairieSky Royalty Ltd

+0.49 (+3.46%)

CAD3.43B 34.21 15.18
POU:CA Paramount Resources Ltd

+0.36 (+1.51%)

CAD3.41B 7.52 7.46

ETFs Containing WCP:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
HEE:CA Horizons Enhanced Income .. 0.00 % 0.85 %

+0.30 (+3.00%)

CAD0.03B
XEG:CA iShares S&P/TSX Capped En.. 0.00 % 0.61 %

+0.41 (+3.51%)

CAD1.50B
TPRF:CA TD Active Preferred Share.. 0.00 % 0.51 %

+0.02 (+0.18%)

CAD0.17B

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 13.75% 44% F 96% A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 13.75% 44% F 96% A
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 79.75% 26% F 95% A
Dividend Return 4.35% 73% C 75% C
Total Return 84.09% 28% F 95% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -21.83% 61% D- 22% F
Dividend Return 11.78% 77% C+ 47% F
Total Return -10.06% 66% D 23% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 15.27% 39% F 75% C
Dividend Return 5.00% 95% A 92% A-
Total Return 20.27% 46% F 81% B-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 99.95% 52% F 8% F
Risk Adjusted Return 20.28% 35% F 25% F
Market Capitalization 5.21B 93% A 83% B
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 2.38 76% C 91% A-
Price/Book Ratio 1.32 44% F 59% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 11.58 44% F 28% F
EV/EBITDA 2.02 80% B- 93% A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 86.65% 98% A+ 99% A+
Return on Invested Capital 19.08% 98% A+ 93% A
Return on Assets 32.07% 98% A+ 99% A+
Debt to Equity Ratio 110.46% 17% F 28% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.67 36% F 31% F
Short Percent 0.99% 49% F 61% D-
Beta 3.41 24% F 2% 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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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:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

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 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 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 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.

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

Low Dividend Growth

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