Clayton Williams Energy Company Profile (NYSE:CWEI)

About Clayton Williams Energy

Clayton Williams Energy logoClayton Williams Energy, Inc. is a United States-based independent oil and gas company. The Company is engaged in the exploration for, and development and production of oil and natural gas in its primary areas in Texas and New Mexico. The Company operates through two segments: oil and gas exploration and production, and contract drilling services. The Company's areas of operations include Permian Basin and Giddings Area. The Permian Basin covers an area approximately 250 miles wide and 350 miles long, and contains commercial accumulations of oil and gas in multiple stratigraphic horizons. Its wells in Giddings Area are located in East Central Texas, with multiple laterals in different producing horizons, including the Austin Chalk, Buda and Georgetown formations. The Company holds interests in approximately 170,000 net acres in the Giddings Area. The Company owns interests in and operate oil, natural gas and water service facilities in the state of Texas.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Independent Oil & Gas
  • Sub-Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration & Production
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CWEI
  • CUSIP: 96949010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $138.73
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $135.66
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $100.21
  • 52-Week Range: $6.35 - $149.86
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -33.50
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $2.38B
  • Outstanding Shares: 17,493,000
  • Beta: 2.34
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -181.17%
  • Return on Equity: -101.01%
  • Return on Assets: -16.97%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 4.63%
  • Current Ratio: 3.04%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.75%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.83)
Consensus Price Target: $33.00 (75.74% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/17/2017Northland SecuritiesDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
11/7/2016WunderlichBoost Price TargetHold$70.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
8/9/2016Roth CapitalUpgradeSell -> Neutral$49.00View Rating Details
7/27/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.UpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
3/16/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$15.00 -> $10.00View Rating Details
3/11/2016Cowen and CompanyDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$6.00View Rating Details
10/19/2015Seaport Global SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/7/2017        
11/2/2016Q316($2.31)($2.50)$41.87 million$55.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216($2.40)($6.06)$35.62 million$42.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116($2.33)($2.53)$32.01 million$30.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2016Q415($1.40)($1.82)$53.02 million$40.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315($1.39)($0.77)$56.51 million$54.58 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215($1.15)($1.05)$62.35 million$72.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115($1.42)($1.71)$67.13 million$64.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414$0.67$0.33$106.84 million$94.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$1.00$1.43$119.20 million$119.28 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$1.45$0.77$122.43 million$129.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.79$0.94$108.56 million$124.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q413$0.86$0.53$110.80 million$112.27 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.76$0.90$96.26 million$111.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.40($0.08)$92.75 million$98.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$0.48($3.39)$93.71 million$98.36 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.38$0.14$99.51 million$101.61 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.62($0.59)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.86$2.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$1.06$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$1.23($1.27)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$1.36$6.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$1.47$3.51ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$1.60$2.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$1.36($0.44)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-9.53 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-4.06 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161($1.50)($1.50)($1.50)
Q2 20161($1.42)($1.42)($1.42)
Q3 20161($1.36)($1.36)($1.36)
Q4 20161($1.31)($1.31)($1.31)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 36.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.79%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/12/2016Davis L FordDirectorSell1,000$89.72$89,720.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2016Michael L PollardCFOSell2,100$89.69$188,349.00View SEC Filing  
10/10/2016Robert C LyonVPSell5,000$90.41$452,050.00View SEC Filing  
10/6/2016Michael L PollardInsiderSell3,900$86.77$338,403.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2016Davis L FordDirectorSell1,000$79.42$79,420.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2016Ares Management LlcDirectorBuy5,051,100$29.70$150,017,670.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Davis L FordDirectorSell9,341$54.04$504,787.64View SEC Filing  
6/3/2016Ares Management LlcDirectorBuy158,237$25.19$3,985,990.03View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016Ares Management LlcDirectorBuy5,145$25.00$128,625.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Ares Management LlcDirectorBuy515,405$17.95$9,251,519.75View SEC Filing  
4/6/2016Robert C LyonVPBuy10,000$9.83$98,300.00View SEC Filing  
4/5/2016Ares Management LlcDirectorBuy76,618$9.39$719,443.02View SEC Filing  
4/5/2016Mel G RiggsMajor ShareholderBuy4,000$9.44$37,760.00View SEC Filing  
4/4/2016Ares Management LlcDirectorBuy287,000$8.80$2,525,600.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Michael L PollardCFOBuy1,100$56.70$62,370.00View SEC Filing  
10/30/2013Davis L FordDirectorSell1,000$80.12$80,120.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2013Davis L FordDirectorBuy2,000$40.45$80,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI)
DateHeadline
fool.com logoGastar Exploration Inc Soars on Financing Plan (NYSE:CWEI)
www.fool.com - February 17 at 3:39 PM
gurufocus.com logoMonarch Alternative Capital LP Buys Arch Coal, Clayton Williams Energy, Resolute Energy, Sells Gener8 Maritime ... - GuruFocus.com (NYSE:CWEI)
www.gurufocus.com - February 17 at 8:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWunderlich Names 2017 Catalysts For Noble Energy (NYSE:CWEI)
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 1:48 PM
News IconWatching the Numbers on These Shares: Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI) - Midway Monitor (NYSE:CWEI)
midwaymonitor.com - February 14 at 10:23 PM
News IconNoble Energy to nearly double capital spending in 2017 (NYSE:CWEI)
www.ogj.com - February 14 at 5:23 PM
News IconNoble Energy Targets DJ, Permian, Eagle Ford as U.S. Onshore Spending Increases by 90% (NYSE:CWEI)
www.naturalgasintel.com - February 14 at 5:23 PM
nasdaq.com logoUPDATE 1-Noble Energy posts surprise adjusted profit (NYSE:CWEI)
www.nasdaq.com - February 13 at 10:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo5 Ways Permian Basin's Oil Boom Can Make You Rich (NYSE:CWEI)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 10:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoParsley Inks Permian Acquisition Deal, Updates Guidance (NYSE:CWEI)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 5:03 PM
News IconAs Williams Clayton Energy INC (CWEI) Valuation Rose, Holder Encompass Capital Advisors LLC Has Increased Its Holding by $3.14 Million (NYSE:CWEI)
randolphguide.com - February 6 at 4:39 PM
News IconInvestor Watch on Shares of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI) - The Tribune (NYSE:CWEI)
lakecitytribune.com - January 30 at 5:29 PM
News IconAre Analysts Predicting a Near-Term Upswing For Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI)? - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:CWEI)
wsbeacon.com - January 27 at 6:06 PM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:CWEI)
wsbeacon.com - January 26 at 5:46 PM
News IconStock Tracker: Earnings & Estimates for Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI) - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:CWEI)
aikenadvocate.com - January 26 at 5:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Schlumberger, Halliburton, ExxonMobil, Noble Energy and Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI)
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 5:44 PM
News IconAs Williams Clayton Energy INC (CWEI) Stock Price Rose, Holder Ares Management LLC Lifted Its Position by $429.34 Million (NYSE:CWEI)
randolphguide.com - January 24 at 5:15 PM
sbwire.com logoAcquisition of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (CWEI) Under Investigation for Investors (NYSE:CWEI)
www.sbwire.com - January 23 at 4:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCLAYTON WILLIAMS ENERGY INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI)
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 4:56 PM
prnewswire.com logoSHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (CWEI ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:CWEI)
www.prnewswire.com - January 22 at 2:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (CWEI) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:CWEI)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 5:48 PM
News IconClayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI) Quarterly Analysis - The Newburgh Press (NYSE:CWEI)
newburghpress.com - January 19 at 5:54 PM
businesswire.com logoClayton Williams Energy, Inc. Shareholder Alert: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe Investigates Merger with Noble ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:CWEI)
www.businesswire.com - January 19 at 5:54 PM
businesswire.com logoRobbins Arroyo LLP: Acquisition of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (CWEI) by Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) May Not Be in ... - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:CWEI)
www.businesswire.com - January 19 at 5:54 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Oil & gas M&A: back to basics (NYSE:CWEI)
www.ft.com - January 19 at 5:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRobbins Arroyo LLP: Acquisition of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (CWEI) by Noble Energy Inc. (NBL) May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests (NYSE:CWEI)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 5:54 PM
4-traders.com logoOil-Patch Deal Pays Off Big -- WSJ (NYSE:CWEI)
www.4-traders.com - January 19 at 3:01 AM
News IconWhat Analysts say about Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI) (NYSE:CWEI)
brassale.net - January 18 at 9:59 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoNBL’s CWEI Acquisition to Enhance NBLX’s Permian Basin Scale (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoNBL’s CWEI Acquisition to Enhance NBLX’s Permian Basin Scale (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBlog Coverage Noble Energy Accelerates its Plans for Delaware Position with the Acquisition of Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBlog Coverage Noble Energy Accelerates its Plans for Delaware Position with the Acquisition of Clayton Williams Energy (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWhat Makes Clayton Williams Energy (CWEI) a Strong Sell? (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWhat Makes Clayton Williams Energy (CWEI) a Strong Sell? (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoNoble Energy to Buy Clayton Williams for $2.7 Billion (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoNoble Energy to Buy Clayton Williams for $2.7 Billion (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCompany News for January 18, 2017 (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoCompany News for January 18, 2017 (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoNoble Energy’s Key Operational Objectives for 2017 and Beyond (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
capitalcube.com logoClayton Williams Energy, Inc. (Delaware) – Value Analysis (NYSE:CWEI) : January 18, 2017 (NYSE:CWEI)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:58 PM
moodys.com logoMoody's places Clayton Williams under review for upgrade following acquisition announcement (NYSE:CWEI)
www.moodys.com - January 18 at 3:31 AM
4-traders.com logoHarwood Feffer LLP : Announces Investigation of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI)
www.4-traders.com - January 18 at 3:31 AM
nasdaq.com logoBUZZ-U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE-Reynolds American, Clayton Williams, Alcobra - Nasdaq (NYSE:CWEI)
www.nasdaq.com - January 17 at 10:29 PM
News IconStock Mounting Higher in Afternoon Session: Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:CWEI)
wsbeacon.com - January 17 at 10:29 PM
nasdaq.com logoMid-Day Market Update: Clayton Williams Energy Surges On Acquisition News; Christopher & Banks Shares Slide - Nasdaq (NYSE:CWEI)
www.nasdaq.com - January 17 at 10:29 PM
News IconClayton Williams Energy, Inc. Stock Skyrockets on Merger Announcement - Fox Business (NYSE:CWEI)
www.foxbusiness.com - January 17 at 10:29 PM
News IconNoble Energy shares close higher on Friday, company to acquire Clayton Williams Energy in a deal valued at $2.7 billion (NYSE:CWEI)
www.binarytribune.com - January 17 at 5:29 PM
News IconCLAYTON WILLIAMS(CWEI)ALERT: Johnson & Weaver, LLP Launches an Investigation into the Fairness of (NYSE:CWEI)
menafn.com - January 17 at 5:29 PM
seekingalpha.com logoNoble Energy, Clayton Williams surging following M&A news (NYSE:CWEI)
seekingalpha.com - January 17 at 5:29 PM
News IconHouston energy firm strikes deal to buy Clayton Williams' Permian assets (NYSE:CWEI)
www.dallasnews.com - January 17 at 5:29 PM
marketwatch.com logoClayton Williams Energy, Inc. Shareholder Alert:Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe Investigates Merger with Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CWEI)
www.marketwatch.com - January 17 at 5:29 PM

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What is Clayton Williams Energy's stock symbol?

Clayton Williams Energy trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CWEI."

Where is Clayton Williams Energy's stock going? Where will Clayton Williams Energy's stock price be in 2017?

6 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Clayton Williams Energy's stock. Their forecasts range from $6.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Clayton Williams Energy's share price to reach $33.00 in the next twelve months.

When will Clayton Williams Energy announce their earnings?

Clayton Williams Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March, 7th 2017.

Who owns Clayton Williams Energy stock?

Clayton Williams Energy's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.44%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.41%), GRT Capital Partners L.L.C. (1.68%), Monarch Alternative Capital LP (1.20%), Fir Tree Inc. (0.74%) and FMR LLC (0.63%). Company insiders that own Clayton Williams Energy stock include Ares Management Llc, Davis L Ford, Mel G Riggs, Michael L Pollard and Robert C Lyon.

Who sold Clayton Williams Energy stock? Who is selling Clayton Williams Energy stock?

Clayton Williams Energy's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GRT Capital Partners L.L.C., Fir Tree Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP, GSA Capital Partners LLP, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Horizon Kinetics LLC and Tudor Investment Corp Et Al. Company insiders that have sold Clayton Williams Energy stock in the last year include Davis L Ford, Michael L Pollard and Robert C Lyon.

Who bought Clayton Williams Energy stock? Who is buying Clayton Williams Energy stock?

Clayton Williams Energy's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Monarch Alternative Capital LP, Systematic Financial Management LP, RR Advisors LLC, Divisar Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Marshall Wace LLP and Seven Eight Capital LP. Company insiders that have bought Clayton Williams Energy stock in the last two years include Ares Management Llc, Mel G Riggs and Robert C Lyon.

How do I buy Clayton Williams Energy stock?

Shares of Clayton Williams Energy can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Clayton Williams Energy stock cost?

One share of Clayton Williams Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately $136.02.

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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff