NASDAQ:UPL - Ultra Petroleum Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1.39 -0.28 (-16.77 %)
(As of 11/21/2018 01:31 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.67
Today's Range$1.36 - $1.63
52-Week Range$0.82 - $10.18
Volume2.98 million shs
Average Volume4.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$329.08 million
P/E Ratio0.68
Dividend YieldN/A
Ultra Petroleum Corp., an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, operation, and production of oil and natural gas properties. Its principal business activities are developing its natural gas reserves in the Green River Basin of southwest Wyoming—the Pinedale and Jonah fields; and its oil reserves in the Uinta Basin in northeast Utah. As of December 31, 2017, the company owned interests in approximately 112,000 gross acres in Wyoming. It also owns approximately 8,000 net acres in the Uinta Basin in Utah. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Crude petroleum & natural gas
Current SymbolNASDAQ:UPL
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.48
Quick Ratio0.42


Trailing P/E Ratio0.68
Forward P/E Ratio1.90
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$891.87 million
Price / Sales0.31
Cash Flow$2.1385 per share
Price / Cash0.65
Book Value($5.88) per share
Price / Book-0.24


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.03
Net Income$177.14 million
Net Margins16.40%
Return on Equity-18.50%
Return on Assets12.92%


Outstanding Shares197,050,000
Market Cap$329.08 million

Ultra Petroleum (NASDAQ:UPL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ultra Petroleum's stock symbol?

Ultra Petroleum trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "UPL."

How were Ultra Petroleum's earnings last quarter?

Ultra Petroleum Corp (NASDAQ:UPL) released its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.02. The company earned $203.78 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $199.80 million. Ultra Petroleum had a negative return on equity of 18.50% and a net margin of 16.40%. View Ultra Petroleum's Earnings History.

When is Ultra Petroleum's next earnings date?

Ultra Petroleum is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ultra Petroleum.

What price target have analysts set for UPL?

3 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Ultra Petroleum's stock. Their predictions range from $1.00 to $1.00. On average, they anticipate Ultra Petroleum's share price to reach $1.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 28.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Ultra Petroleum.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ultra Petroleum?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ultra Petroleum in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ultra Petroleum.

Has Ultra Petroleum been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about UPL stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ultra Petroleum earned a daily sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Ultra Petroleum?

Ultra Petroleum saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 28,847,057 shares, an increase of 0.2% from the October 15th total of 28,791,497 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,119,638 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 9.2 days. Currently, 14.9% of the company's shares are short sold. View Ultra Petroleum's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Ultra Petroleum's key competitors?

Who are Ultra Petroleum's key executives?

Ultra Petroleum's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. C. Bradley Johnson, Interim CEO & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. Garland R. Shaw, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Garrett B. Smith, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 46)
  • Mr. A. Kent Rogers, VP of Drilling & Completions (Age 61)
  • Mr. J. Jay Stratton Jr., Chief Operating Officer

Who are Ultra Petroleum's major shareholders?

Ultra Petroleum's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (7.77%), BlackRock Inc. (6.04%), Old Bellows Partners LP (3.77%), Nokota Management LP (2.02%), Nokota Management LP (2.02%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.93%).

Which institutional investors are selling Ultra Petroleum stock?

UPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Old Bellows Partners LP, AQR Capital Management LLC, Nokota Management LP, Nokota Management LP, Scoggin Management LP, Morgan Stanley, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and BlackRock Inc..

Which institutional investors are buying Ultra Petroleum stock?

UPL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN, Ibex Investors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Hsbc Holdings PLC, Paloma Partners Management Co and First Manhattan Co..

How do I buy shares of Ultra Petroleum?

Shares of UPL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Ultra Petroleum's stock price today?

One share of UPL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.39.

How big of a company is Ultra Petroleum?

Ultra Petroleum has a market capitalization of $329.08 million and generates $891.87 million in revenue each year. The company earns $177.14 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.03 on an earnings per share basis. Ultra Petroleum employs 166 workers across the globe.

What is Ultra Petroleum's official website?

The official website for Ultra Petroleum is

How can I contact Ultra Petroleum?

Ultra Petroleum's mailing address is 400 North Sam Houston Parkway East Suite1200, Houston TX, 77060. The company can be reached via phone at 281-876-0120 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ultra Petroleum (NASDAQ UPL)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  83 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  129 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  212
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ultra Petroleum and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UPL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UPL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/21/2018 by Staff

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