NASDAQ:UPL - Ultra Petroleum Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$1.73 -0.04 (-2.26 %)
(As of 07/16/2018 10:06 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.77
Today's Range$1.73 - $1.80
52-Week Range$1.54 - $10.98
Volume7,439 shs
Average Volume4.46 million shs
Market Capitalization$348.79 million
P/E Ratio0.87
Dividend YieldN/A
Ultra Petroleum logoUltra 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


Debt-to-Equity Ratio-1.93
Current Ratio0.57
Quick Ratio0.50


Trailing P/E Ratio0.87
Forward P/E Ratio1.97
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$891.87 million
Price / Sales0.38
Cash Flow$2.5072 per share
Price / Cash0.69
Book Value($5.88) per share
Price / Book-0.29


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.03
Net Income$177.14 million
Net Margins35.07%
Return on Equity-24.19%
Return on Assets15.96%


Outstanding Shares197,050,000
Market Cap$348.79

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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) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.28 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.27 by $0.01. The business earned $225.37 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $215.70 million. Ultra Petroleum had a net margin of 35.07% and a negative return on equity of 24.19%. 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, August, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ultra Petroleum.

What price target have analysts set for UPL?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Ultra Petroleum's stock. Their predictions range from $1.00 to $1.00. On average, they expect Ultra Petroleum's share price to reach $1.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 43.5%. View Analyst Ratings for Ultra Petroleum.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ultra Petroleum?

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

Are investors shorting Ultra Petroleum?

Ultra Petroleum saw a increase in short interest in the month of June. As of June 29th, there was short interest totalling 29,549,774 shares, an increase of 6.3% from the June 15th total of 31,551,799 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 5,206,346 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.7 days. Currently, 15.3% of the company's shares 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:
  • 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

Has Ultra Petroleum been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about UPL stock has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ultra Petroleum earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.03 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Ultra Petroleum's major shareholders?

Ultra Petroleum's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of Montreal Can (0.05%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ultra Petroleum.

Which major investors are selling Ultra Petroleum stock?

UPL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ultra Petroleum.

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 $1.77.

How big of a company is Ultra Petroleum?

Ultra Petroleum has a market capitalization of $348.79 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.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  20 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  28 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  48
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 7/16/2018 by Staff

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