Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN) traded at $69.26 at last check on Tuesday, November 22, made an upward move of 3.09% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $67.19 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 2.47 with the day’s price range being $65.02 – $68.05. The company has a trailing 12-month PE ratio of 7.05. In terms of its 52-week price range, DVN has a high of $78.82 and a low of $34.84. The company’s stock has lost about -9.56% over that past 30 days.
Devon Energy Corporation has a market cap of $44.79 billion and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Feb 13, 2023 – Feb 17, 2023. With its Forward Dividend at 5.17 and a yield of 7.69%, the company’s investors could be anxious for the DVN stock to gain ahead of the earnings release. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of $2.13, with the EPS growth for the year raised at $9 for 2022 and $9.26 for next year. These figures represent 155.00% and 2.90% growth in EPS for the two years respectively.
Analysts tracking the company’s growth have also given it a consensus growth in revenue estimated at $5.13 billion, with a low of $4.83 billion and a high of $5.45 billion. The median projection represents growth squeezing down to 20.00% compared to sales growth for the corresponding quarter a year ago. According to analyst consensus estimates figures, the company’s yearly revenue forecast for 2022 is expected to hit $19.99 billion, or 63.70% up from figures reported last year.
There have been no upward and no downward revisions for the stock’s EPS in last 7 days, something that reflects the nature of company’s price movement in short term. On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the DVN stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Buy, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 100% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 100% Buy.
Based on estimates by 30 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 13 have rated the Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) stock as a Hold, while 15 rate it as a Buy. 1 analyst(s) rate it as overweight while 0 of them rated it as underweight, whereas 1 suggest the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Overweight and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the DVN stock currently stands at 0.19, and the most recent price level today is -4.14% off its SMA20 and 0.03% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 47.07 while the volatility over the past week is 3.62% and jumps to 4.36% over the past one month. The beta value is 2.47, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 3.37.
Let’s briefly compare Devon Energy Corporation (DVN) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of 3.09% and 71.64% over the past 12 months for DVN competes that of EOG Resources Inc. (EOG), which has seen its stock price rise 2.56% in the latest trading session and is 72.90% over the last one year. Another of its peers Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD) has gained 1.53% today, and was 50.80% up over the past year, while Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY) is also up 2.78% yet, while its price remains in the green at 138.98% over the same period. Devon Energy Corporation has a P/E ratio of 7.05 compared to EOG Resources Inc.’s 10.98 and Pioneer Natural Resources Company’s 8.72. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 0.72% and 0.82%, respectively, in early deals.
Coming back to Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 11.47 million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 9.33 million. Current shares outstanding are 649.00 million.
The insiders hold 0.40% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 80.70%. The data shows that short shares as of Oct 30, 2022, stood at 19.68 million at a short ratio of 2.01. This represents a 3.01% short interest in shares outstanding on Oct 30, 2022. Shares short rose in October from the previous month at 18.81 million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock 55.63% up in year-to-date price movement.