Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX): Price and Financial Metrics

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX): $4.41

-0.13 (-2.86%)

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  • Value is the dimension where HLX ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 77.56% of US stocks.
  • HLX's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 31 weeks.
  • HLX ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 11th percentile.

HLX Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc is higher than just 15.37% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • Of note is the ratio of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 97.62% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc is higher than it is for about 88.32% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be VNET, NYC, CTO, UE, and GLDD.
  • Visit HLX's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.helixesg.com.

HLX Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Energy stock, HLX's price/earnings ratio is 33.13% higher, now standing at 21.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, HLX's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, HLX's price/sales ratio has gone down 2.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HLX.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HLX 2017-07-19 1.8 0.6 -12.9 -18.8
HLX 2016-02-16 0.4 0.2 9.2 10.8
HLX 2008-05-21 2.0 1.9 10.7 8.9
HLX 2006-12-06 2.7 2.4 13.9 11.7
HLX 2004-06-23 2.8 3.0 29.5 20.7
HLX 2002-11-06 3.5 2.6 40.8 27.9

HLX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HLX, see our HLX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $6.11 Average Broker Recommendation 1.67 (Moderate Buy)

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HLX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.41 52-week high $6.76
Prev. close $4.54 52-week low $2.20
Day low $4.35 Volume 1,072,900
Day high $4.56 Avg. volume 2,147,475
50-day MA $5.47 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $4.59 Market Cap 664.69M

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) Company Bio

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. The company was formerly known as Cal Dive International, Inc. and changed its name to Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. in March 2006. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Houston, Texas.

HLX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$4.41$127.93 2423%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc ranked in the 94th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 2435.83%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for HLX, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 2.17 -- which is good for besting 72.07% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Energy sector with positive cash flow).
  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 4.77 years, is 0.81% -- higher than 87.3% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • 62% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than just 24.71% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

CRK, USAC, DHT, MPLX, and PAA can be thought of as valuation peers to HLX, in the sense that they are in the Energy sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest HLX News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HLX as an investment opportunity.

Helix Appoints T. Mitch Little as New Director

HOUSTON, July 23, 2021--Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. ("Helix") (NYSE: HLX) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed T. Mitch Little as a new director.

Yahoo | July 23, 2021

Helix Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information

HOUSTON, July 19, 2021--Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE: HLX) will issue a press release reporting its second quarter 2021 results on Monday, July 26, 2021, after the close of business. The press release and associated slide presentation will be available on Helix's website, www.HelixESG.com.

Yahoo | July 19, 2021

Helix Energy Solutions Is Resilient, But Not Steady Enough

grandriver/E+ via Getty Images Helix Is On A Slow Build In recent times, Helix Energy Solutions Group (HLX) has strengthened its order book after bagging contracts from West Africa through Q7000, a contract extension in Brazil, and improved utilization in trenching work. Its management, looking at the headwinds in the...

Badsha Chowdhury on Seeking Alpha | July 16, 2021

Liberty (LBRT) Finishes DigiFrac Field Testing in Delaware Basin

Liberty's (LBRT) final field testing for its digiFrac pump was completed on a three-well pad, with 24-hour operations for an undisclosed exploration and production partner in the Delaware basin.

Yahoo | July 12, 2021

Introducing Helix Energy Solutions Group (NYSE:HLX), A Stock That Climbed 85% In The Last Year

These days it's easy to simply buy an index fund, and your returns should (roughly) match the market. But if you pick...

Yahoo | June 28, 2021

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HLX Price Returns

1-mo -32.36%
3-mo -1.34%
6-mo 1.61%
1-year -5.36%
3-year -52.38%
5-year -38.92%
YTD 5.00%
2020 -56.39%
2019 78.00%
2018 -28.25%
2017 -14.51%
2016 67.68%

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