EP Energy Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:EPE)

About EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)

EP Energy Corporation logoEP Energy Corporation (EP Energy) is an independent exploration and production company. The Company is engaged in the acquisition and development of unconventional onshore oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The Company operates through a base of producing assets. It is involved in the development of its drilling inventory located in three areas: the Eagle Ford Shale (South Texas), the Wolfcamp Shale (Permian Basin in West Texas) and the Altamont Field in the Uinta Basin (Northeastern Utah). As of December 31, 2016, in its operating areas, the Company had identified 5,156 drilling locations (including 639 drilling locations to which it has attributed proved undeveloped reserves). As of December 31, 2016, the Company had proved reserves of 432.4 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMBoe) and an average net daily production of 87,641 barrel of oil equivalent per day (Boe/d).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Oils/Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas Exploration and Production
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:EPE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.epenergy.com
  • Market Cap: $700.88 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 255,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $3.07
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $3.72
  • 52 Week Range: $2.70 - $7.49
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: -4.49
  • P/E Growth: 0.03
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $961 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.73
  • Book Value: $2.19 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.25
  • EBITDA: $611 million
  • Return on Equity: 1.30%
  • Return on Assets: 0.16%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 6.84%
  • Current Ratio: 0.70%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.67%
  • Average Volume: 584,703 shs.
  • Beta: 4.79
  • Short Ratio: 12.06

Frequently Asked Questions for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)

What is EP Energy Corporation's stock symbol?

EP Energy Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EPE."

How were EP Energy Corporation's earnings last quarter?

EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.02. The firm earned $296 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $275.99 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.21 earnings per share. View EP Energy Corporation's Earnings History.

When will EP Energy Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

EP Energy Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for EP Energy Corporation.

Where is EP Energy Corporation's stock going? Where will EP Energy Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

11 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for EP Energy Corporation's shares. Their predictions range from $1.00 to $6.00. On average, they expect EP Energy Corporation's share price to reach $3.67 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for EP Energy Corporation.

Who are some of EP Energy Corporation's key competitors?

Who are EP Energy Corporation's key executives?

EP Energy Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Brent J. Smolik, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Kyle A. McCuen, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer
  • Clayton A. Carrell, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Marguerite N. Woung-Chapman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Joan M. Gallagher, Senior Vice President - Human Resources and Administrative Services
  • Gregory A. Beard, Director
  • Scott R. Browning, Director
  • Alan R. Crain, Director
  • Wilson B. Handler, Director
  • John J. Hannan, Director

How do I buy EP Energy Corporation stock?

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

What is EP Energy Corporation's stock price today?

One share of EP Energy Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.74.

MarketBeat Community Rating for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE EPE)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  211 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  401 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  612
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about EP Energy Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.45)
Consensus Price Target: $3.67 (33.82% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
Price Target History for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
Analysts' Ratings History for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/10/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$3.00N/AView Rating Details
10/10/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingUnderperform$1.00N/AView Rating Details
10/5/2017Stifel NicolausSet Price TargetHold$3.00N/AView Rating Details
9/5/2017Tudor PickeringDowngradeBuy -> SellLowView Rating Details
8/24/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaSet Price TargetHold$5.00LowView Rating Details
7/21/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutral -> Sell$4.00 -> $3.00MediumView Rating Details
7/19/2017Bank of America CorporationInitiated CoverageUnderperform -> Underperform$4.00HighView Rating Details
6/29/2017ScotiabankDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform$4.00 -> $3.00LowView Rating Details
6/1/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformMediumView Rating Details
5/16/2017FBR & CoSet Price TargetHold$5.00LowView Rating Details
3/7/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$7.00 -> $6.00N/AView Rating Details
9/21/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)UpgradeSell -> Neutral$3.62 -> $5.00N/AView Rating Details
8/15/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016Northland SecuritiesUpgradeUnder Perform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
7/18/2016KLR GroupUpgradeAccumulate -> Buy$7.00 -> $6.50N/AView Rating Details
5/19/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$2.00 -> $5.00N/AView Rating Details
5/10/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradePeer Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
5/9/2016Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$3.00 -> $6.00N/AView Rating Details
3/22/2016Capital One Financial CorporationDowngradeEqual Weight -> UnderweightN/AView Rating Details
2/25/2016StephensDowngradeEqual Weight -> UnderweightN/AView Rating Details
2/22/2016NomuraLower Price TargetNeutral$5.00 -> $3.00N/AView Rating Details
2/19/2016Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> UnderweightN/AView Rating Details
2/3/2016GMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageHold$4.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
Earnings by Quarter for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
Earnings History by Quarter for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE EPE)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/24/2017N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017($0.12)($0.10)$275.99 million$296.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/1/2017Q416$0.20$0.12$8.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.21$0.10$8.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2016Q216$0.18$0.21$340.62 million$100.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1$0.01$0.19$400.99 million$224.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q415$0.21$0.22$553.08 million$473.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.19$0.26$8.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2$0.16$0.17$532.27 million$368.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q414$0.14$0.13$516.27 million$493.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/10/2015$0.22$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q4$0.23$0.22$539.26 million$1.48 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314$0.23$0.24$562.86 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q410$0.20$0.23$533.51 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q1 2014$0.14$0.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.26)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.40)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173($0.08)($0.02)($0.05)
Q2 20174($0.12)($0.04)($0.09)
Q3 20172($0.12)($0.02)($0.07)
Q4 20172($0.10)$0.00($0.05)
Q1 20181($0.11)($0.11)($0.11)
Q2 20181($0.11)($0.11)($0.11)
Q3 20181($0.09)($0.09)($0.09)
Q4 20181($0.09)($0.09)($0.09)
Q1 20191($0.10)($0.10)($0.10)
Q2 20191($0.11)($0.11)($0.11)
Q3 20191($0.11)($0.11)($0.11)
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.30%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 70.42%
Insider Trades by Quarter for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/9/2017Francis C Olmsted IIIVPSell15,824$4.54$71,840.96View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Francis C. Olmsted IIIVPSell5,742$3.56$20,441.52View SEC Filing  
12/4/2014Brent J SmolikCEOBuy25,470$9.81$249,860.70View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Brent J SmolikCEOBuy23,900$10.46$249,994.00View SEC Filing  
10/9/2014Brent J SmolikCEOBuy34,070$14.68$500,147.60View SEC Filing  
10/9/2014Dane E WhiteheadCFOBuy15,000$15.08$226,200.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2014Brent J SmolikCEOBuy30,700$16.31$500,717.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Dane E WhiteheadCFOBuy7,500$18.79$140,925.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Brent J SmolikCEOBuy27,250$18.42$501,945.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2014Dane WhiteheadCFOBuy10,000$19.44$194,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Brent SmolikCEOBuy26,500$18.96$502,440.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014Len BlavatnikMajor ShareholderBuy3,666,378$18.15$66,544,760.70View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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EP Energy Corporation (EPE) Chart for Monday, October, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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