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What Are You Thinking About Investing In Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (AMEX: GTE) Stock?

Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (AMEX:GTE) traded at $0.94 at last check on Tuesday, 01/24/23, made a downward move of -0.73% on its previous day’s price.

Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $0.94 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 1.74 with the day’s price range being $0.94 – $0.97. The company has a trailing 12-month PE ratio of 1.55. In terms of its 52-week price range, GTE has a high of $2.15 and a low of $0.79. The company’s stock has lost about -1.98% over that past 30 days.

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Gran Tierra Energy Inc. has a market cap of $440.51 million and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Feb 20, 2023 – Feb 24, 2023. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of $0.08, with the EPS growth for the year raised at $0.55 for 2022 and $0.7 for next year. These figures represent 266.70% and 27.30% 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 $110k, with a low of $110k and a high of $110k. According to analyst consensus estimates figures, the company’s yearly revenue forecast for 2022 is expected to hit $577.73 million, or -4.10% down 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 GTE stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Sell, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 100% Sell. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 100% Sell.

Based on estimates by 7 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 3 have rated the Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (GTE) stock as a Hold, while 4 rate it as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) rate it as overweight while 0 of them rated it as underweight, whereas 0 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 the current price level is 1.57% off its SMA20 and -8.30% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 47.77 while the volatility over the past week is 4.59% and jumps to 5.07% over the past one month. The beta value is 2.47, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 0.05. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $2.16, with the estimates having a low of $1.12 and a high of $4.65. These price ends are -19.15% and -394.68% off the today’s price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -90.43% if the GTE share price touches on the median price of $1.79.

Let’s briefly compare Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (GTE) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of -0.73% and 10.32% over the past 12 months for GTE competes that of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (PBR), which has seen its stock price rise 0.59% in the latest trading session and is -3.35% over the last one year. Another of its peers GeoPark Limited (GPRK) has dropped -0.19% today, and was 16.20% up over the past year, while YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF) is also down -0.62% yet, while its price remains in the green at 213.32% over the same period. Gran Tierra Energy Inc. has a P/E ratio of 1.55 compared to Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras’s 2.25 and GeoPark Limited’s 4.57. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at -1.43% and -1.17%, respectively, in early deals.

Coming back to Gran Tierra Energy Inc. (AMEX:GTE), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 4.31 million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 2.06 million. Current shares outstanding are 367.31 million.

The insiders hold 2.42% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 36.37%. The data shows that short shares as of Oct 13, 2022, stood at 3.61 million at a short ratio of 0.52. This represents a 1.01% short interest in shares outstanding on Oct 13, 2022. Shares short rose in October from the previous month at 1.09 million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock -4.62% down in year-to-date price movement.

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