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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for MTDR. The maximum price target given was 38, implying a possible profit of 55.93 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 17, implying potential capital losses of -30.24 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -21.43 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -15.38 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -22.05 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -14.34 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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 decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of MTDR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 12.16 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. MTDR has a PEG ratio of 3.93.

MTDR has a 52-week high of 28.51 and a 52-week low of 18.56. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 31.3 percent, 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 market cap of MTDR is $2.42 billion. MTDR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.