Analyst Ratings for Matador Resources Co. (MTDR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Matador Resources Co. (NYSE:MTDR) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. MTDR had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

20 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 13 gave MTDR a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 5 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for MTDR. The most optimistic price target was 38, implying potential capital gains of 55.93 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 17, implying a possible loss of -30.24 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -21.43 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -15.38 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -22.05 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -14.34 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 5 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 3 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 6 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of MTDR to grow at a rate of 12.16 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of MTDR is 3.93.

In the last 52-weeks, MTDR has achieved a high of 28.51 and a low of 18.56. Currently the stock is 31.3 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 14.52 percent. MTDR has a P/E ratio of 47.77. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MTDR value stock report compares MTDR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.42 billion. MTDR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.