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

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$0.9011 -0.07 (-7.21 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$0.9011
Today's Range$0.88 - $1.02
52-Week Range$0.82 - $10.18
Volume3.54 million shs
Average Volume1.98 million shs
Market Capitalization$177.57 million
P/E Ratio0.44
Dividend YieldN/A
Ultra Petroleum Corp. engages in the development, production, operation, exploration, and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties. It focuses on developing a tight gas sand trend located in the Green River Basin of southwest Wyoming; and assessing, exploring, and developing its position in the Marcellus Shale and other horizons located in the north-central Pennsylvania area of the Appalachian Basin of Pennsylvania. The company was founded on November 14, 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, TX.

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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 Ratio0.44
Forward P/E Ratio1.22
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$891.87 million
Price / Sales0.20
Cash Flow$2.5746 per share
Price / Cash Flow0.35
Book Value($5.88) per share
Price / Book-0.15


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$177.57 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.15 by $0.02. The business earned $203.78 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $199.80 million. Ultra Petroleum had a net margin of 16.40% and a negative return on equity of 18.50%. 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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Ultra Petroleum's stock. Their forecasts range from $1.00 to $1.00. On average, they anticipate Ultra Petroleum's stock price to reach $1.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.0% from the stock's current price. 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 coverage about UPL stock has trended very positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ultra Petroleum earned a media sentiment score of 3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Ultra Petroleum?

Ultra Petroleum saw a decline in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 24,571,942 shares, a decline of 14.8% from the October 31st total of 28,847,057 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,705,346 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.6 days. Approximately 12.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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:
  • C. Bradley Johnson, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • J. Jay Stratton, Chief Operating Officer
  • David W. Honeyfield, Chief Financial Officer
  • Andrew C. Kidd, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
  • Maree K. Delgado, Chief Accounting Officer & Vice President

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%), Vanguard Group Inc (4.84%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.84%), Old Bellows Partners LP (3.77%) and Nokota Management LP (2.02%).

Which institutional investors are selling Ultra Petroleum stock?

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

Which institutional investors are buying Ultra Petroleum stock?

UPL stock was purchased 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 $0.9011.

How big of a company is Ultra Petroleum?

Ultra Petroleum has a market capitalization of $177.57 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:  97 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  148 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  245
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 12/16/2018 by Staff

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