Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. (VIST): Is it showing Red Signal

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Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:VIST) changes shares on Tuesday trading session, with a change of -1.38% or -$0.05 shares. The trading starts at $3.89 and closed at $3.63 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $3.54 and day high was $3.96 on Tuesday, August 04. After the session, the Energy sector daily volume shifted to 1.01 million while its average volume is 170.47K. In other hand, the VIST market cap reached to $313.61M. While, its current target price is $4.50.

On December 4, 2019, Oil companies swap stakes in Mexico as government holds off on auctions. According to the news reported on Reuters, With Mexico’s government insisting that energy companies increase oil and gas output before it auctions off more of the country’s vast reserves or offers more partnerships with state-run Pemex, firms ranging from foreign majors to local players are scrambling to buy and…

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -3.24% and up 10.15% for month. Its quarterly performance was 36.64% above, while its half year performance is down -45.76%. VIST yearly performance stood at negative -59.09% and fall -54.39% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. is 2.00.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. VIST EPS (TTM) for 12-month is -0.96. EPS for this year is -9.80%, while for the next year its value is 0.07.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on VIST for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 2 of 3 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 1 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $5.35 – $6.00. Average target price for VIST was reached at $5.67.

Baupost Group, Inc,.(The) LLC, Oaktree Capital Management, LP and TT International Asset Management LTD are the top three holders in Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. (VIST) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Baupost Group, Inc,.(The) LLC has 6.17 million shares which valued 12.35 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Oaktree Capital Management, LP owned 3.13 million shares which valued at 6.27 million. On Mar 30, 2020, TT International Asset Management LTD has a total of 2.47 million shares which valued at 4.94 million. In the end, TT International Asset Management LTD have 2.83% shares outstanding of Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. (VIST) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 14.40% and institutional holding shifted to 21.93%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of -0.96. According to the most recent quarter report on (Sep 2020), 1 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.06, while 0.25 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for VIST published in the report was -$0.06 – -$0.06 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.25 which is higher than -0.45 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for VIST fall -25.80% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 6.69% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 4.96%. The moving average value for Vista Oil & Gas S.A.B. de C.V. (VIST) is 4.0055 and 3.3663 for 200 and 50 days respectively.