Cimarex Energy Co (XEC): Price and Financial Metrics

Cimarex Energy Co (XEC): $87.20

-2.80 (-3.11%)

POWR Rating

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  • XEC scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 99.63% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for XEC is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 49 weeks.
  • XEC's current lowest rank is in the Stability metric (where it is better than 16.13% of US stocks).

XEC Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 327.13, Cimarex Energy Co is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 91.06% of US stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Cimarex Energy Co's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 9.18% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, XEC has reported earnings growth of -103.19%, putting it ahead of merely 18.86% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Cimarex Energy Co, a group of peers worth examining would be IRDM, GMRE, AKR, WRE, and HCC.
  • Visit XEC's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

XEC Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Energy stock, XEC's EV/EBIT ratio is 607.44% higher, now standing at 128.4.
  • XEC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 259.9 over the prior 231 months.
  • XEC's price/earnings ratio has moved down 259.9 over the prior 231 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for XEC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
XEC 2021-09-03 3.3 4.2 -277.0 128.4
XEC 2021-09-02 3.2 4.1 -268.6 125.2
XEC 2021-09-01 3.0 3.8 -253.8 119.7
XEC 2021-08-31 3.0 3.8 -248.6 117.7
XEC 2021-08-30 3.0 3.8 -248.7 117.8
XEC 2021-08-27 2.9 3.7 -246.8 117.0

XEC Growth Metrics

  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 113.75%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -90.14%.
  • The 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 51.81%.
Over the past 15 months, XEC's revenue has gone down $30,614,000.

The table below shows XEC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 2,228.228 1,217.254 -26.559
2021-03-31 1,765.231 998.288 -1,065.094
2020-12-31 1,558.595 904.167 -1,967.458
2020-09-30 1,781.116 1,072.499 -2,292.94
2020-06-30 1,961.762 1,133.38 -1,959.673
2020-03-31 2,258.842 1,402.666 -925.217

XEC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • XEC has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 98.45% of graded US stocks.
  • XEC's asset turnover comes in at 0.459 -- ranking 52nd of 138 Petroleum and Natural Gas stocks.
  • LPI, EGY, and SBOW are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with XEC.

The table below shows XEC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.459 0.475 0.012
2021-03-31 0.370 0.318 -0.207
2020-12-31 0.307 0.167 -0.338
2020-09-30 0.312 0.172 -0.375
2020-06-30 0.304 0.189 -0.291
2020-03-31 0.316 0.264 -0.109

XEC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of XEC, see our XEC 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 $84.33 Average Broker Recommendation 1.65 (Moderate Buy)

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XEC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $87.20 52-week high $92.51
Prev. close $90.00 52-week low $22.39
Day low $87.14 Volume 7,106,700
Day high $91.33 Avg. volume 1,284,825
50-day MA $69.30 Dividend yield 1.24%
200-day MA $62.08 Market Cap 8.97B

Cimarex Energy Co (XEC) Company Bio

Cimarex Energy operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

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Below are the latest news stories about Cimarex Energy Co that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate XEC as an investment opportunity.

7 of the Best Stocks to Buy as Natural Gas Prices Hit a 7-Year High

Natural gas prices are at 7-year highs, and could reach 13-year highs this winter.

Chris Markoch on InvestorPlace | October 1, 2021

SunPower Shares Pop As It Sets To Join S&P MidCap 400

SunPower Corp (NASDAQ: SPWR ) will replace Cimarex Energy Co (NYSE: XEC ) in the S&P MidCap 400 effective before the opening of trading on October 5. SunPower is a vertically integrated Full story available on

Benzinga | October 1, 2021

Cabot, Cimarex Shareholders Approve Merger of Equals Deal

The all-stock merger of equals involving Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) and Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC) has been approved by the shareholders of both companies. The deal, which was announced in May 2021, is expected to close on October 1, 2021. As per the terms of the deal, shareholders of Cimarex will receive 4.0146 shares of Cabot common stock for each share held. Also, after the completion of the deal, the combined business plans to change its name and ticker symbol. (See Cabot stock charts on TipRanks) The merger will create a diversified energy leader with the combination of two industry-leading operators having top-tier oil and natural gas assets.

Radhika Saraogi on TipRanks | September 30, 2021

SunPower Set to Join S&P MidCap 400

SunPower Corp. (NASD: SPWR) will replace Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) in the S&P MidCap 400 effective prior to the opening of trading on Tuesday, October 5. S&P 500 constituent Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. (NYSE: COG) is acquiring Cimarex Energy in a deal expected to close on October 1.

Yahoo | September 30, 2021

Cimarex (XEC)-Cabot Oil & Gas Merger Gets Shareholder Approval

At a special meeting, more than 90% of Cimarex (XEC) shareholders voted for its merger with Cabot Oil & Gas (COG).

Yahoo | September 30, 2021

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XEC Price Returns

1-mo 7.14%
3-mo 35.71%
6-mo 30.68%
1-year 217.00%
3-year 12.77%
5-year -30.37%
YTD 135.36%
2020 -26.45%
2019 -13.61%
2018 -49.15%
2017 -9.97%
2016 52.65%

XEC Dividends

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