Cobalt International Energy subtracted 7.02%

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. subtracted -7.02%,Cobalt International Energy, Inc. subtracted -7.02% in its Stock Price in the Previous Trading Session Stock Grabbing Market Attention: Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE): What’s the Story?,

Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) belongs to the Basic Materials sector with an industry focus on Independent Oil & Gas, with Mr. Timothy J. Cutt BS (Petroleum Engineering)  as Chief Exec. Officer and Director.


The company has been one of the biggest innovators in Independent Oil & Gas employing approximately 111 full time employees.


Key Statistics:


  • The stock subtracted in the prior trading session by -7.02%, closing at the stock price of $0.44.
  • Currently, the market capitalization of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) is 195.47 Million.
  • CIE has a 1-year high price of $3.5 and 1-year low price of $0.35.
  • The number of shares currently held by investors is 447.3 Million.
  • The number of shares traded in the last trading session was 8.9 Million.




The company reported an impressive total revenue of 16.8 Million in the last fiscal year.


If you look at the company’s income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, CIE earned gross profit of -85570000, in 2015 -61840000 gross profit, while in 2016 Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) produced -48940000 profit.


Currently the shares of Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) has a trading volume of 8.9 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 11.19 Million shares – with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $0.35 on Mar 22, 2017, and the company’s shares hitting a 52 week high on Apr 27, 2016 of $3.5.


Looking at the current price of the stock and the 52 week high and low, it suggests that the stock is likely to go Up in the future.


Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Cobalt International Energy, Inc. the EPS stands at -0.26 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predicted the EPS of the stock to be -0.13, suggesting the stock fell short of the analysts’ expectations.


Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio.


The TTM operating margin is 0%. The return on invested capital at -138.1%, which is good, compared to its peers.


The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0%, which means that the business has healthy reserve funds for contingencies that may arise.


Stock is currently moving with a negative distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately -59.9%, and has a poor year to date (YTD) performance of -64.18% which means the stock is constantly subtracting to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.


Future Expectations:


The target price for Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE) is $1.53/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $-0.11/share for the current quarter.


The company’s expected revenue in the current quarter to be 14.1 Million, seeing a projected current quarter growth of 0%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 3.72%.