Birchcliff Energy Company Profile (TSE:BIR)

About Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)

Birchcliff Energy logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd., an intermediate oil and gas company, explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas, light oil, and natural gas liquids in Western Canada. The company principally holds interests in the Peace River Arch area of Alberta, which produces natural gas and oil in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. As of December 31, 2016, it had proved plus probable reserves of 880.5 MMboe; 572.7 MMboe of proved reserves; and working interests in various gas plants, oil batteries, compressors, facilities, and infrastructure, as well as held 421,111 net acres of undeveloped land. The company was formerly known as Alberta Ltd. and changed its name to Birchcliff Energy Ltd. in September 2004. Birchcliff Energy Ltd. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Gold
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:BIR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: C$1.76 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 300,250,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$5.94
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$6.72
  • 52 Week Range: C$5.33 - C$10.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.73
  • P/E Growth: -0.47
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$504.93 million
  • Price / Sales: 3.48
  • Book Value: C$5.86 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.00
  • Dividend Yield: 1.7%
  • EBIDTA: C$308.65 million
  • Net Margins: 24.58%
  • Return on Equity: 6.72%
  • Return on Assets: 4.36%
  • Average Volume: 864,706 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 6.93
Frequently Asked Questions for Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)

What is Birchcliff Energy's stock symbol?

Birchcliff Energy trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "BIR."

How often does Birchcliff Energy pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Birchcliff Energy?

Birchcliff Energy declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, June 13th. Investors of record on Friday, June 30th will be given a dividend of 0.025 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $0.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 13th. View Birchcliff Energy's Dividend History.

When will Birchcliff Energy make its next earnings announcement?

Birchcliff Energy is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Birchcliff Energy.

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

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Birchcliff Energy's stock. Their predictions range from C$9.25 to C$14.00. On average, they anticipate Birchcliff Energy's stock price to reach C$11.69 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Birchcliff Energy.

Who are some of Birchcliff Energy's key competitors?

Who are Birchcliff Energy's key executives?

Birchcliff Energy's management team includes the folowing people:

  • A. Jeffrey Tonken, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Bruno P. Geremia, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
  • Myles R. Bosman, Chief Operating Officer, Vice President - Exploration
  • David M. Humphreys, Vice President - Operations
  • James W. Surbey, Vice President - Corporate Development and Corporate Secretary
  • Christopher A. Carlsen, Vice-President - Engineering
  • Dennis A. Dawson, Lead Independent Director
  • Rebecca Morley, Director
  • Kenneth N. Cullen, Independent Director

How do I buy Birchcliff Energy stock?

Shares of Birchcliff Energy and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Birchcliff Energy's stock price today?

One share of Birchcliff Energy stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$5.86.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Birchcliff Energy (TSE BIR)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  171 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  196 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  367
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Birchcliff Energy 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 Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.17)
Consensus Price Target: C$11.69

Analysts' Ratings History for Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/11/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperformC$9.75 -> C$10.25View Rating Details
8/2/2017National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetOutperformC$10.00 -> C$9.25View Rating Details
7/20/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetC$9.00 -> C$11.00View Rating Details
3/16/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyC$14.00View Rating Details
3/16/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingFocus StockC$13.00View Rating Details
2/9/2017CSFBLower Price TargetC$10.00 -> C$9.75View Rating Details
1/25/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$11.50 -> C$12.00View Rating Details
12/21/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$12.00 -> C$13.00View Rating Details
11/10/2016Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuyC$12.00 -> C$13.00View Rating Details
1/28/2016Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetC$4.75 -> C$4.50View Rating Details
11/19/2015Beacon SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/16/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)
Earnings by Quarter for Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Birchcliff Energy (TSE BIR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017N/AView Earnings Details
8/13/2014$0.17$0.18$116.13 million$117.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.34
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.60
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.05$0.09$0.07
Q2 20172$0.05$0.08$0.07
Q3 20172$0.05$0.09$0.07
Q4 20172$0.11$0.16$0.14
Q1 20182$0.10$0.19$0.15
Q2 20182$0.10$0.13$0.12
Q3 20182$0.11$0.16$0.14
Q4 20182$0.11$0.29$0.20
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Birchcliff Energy (TSE BIR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/14/2017Aaron Jeffery TonkenDirectorBuy3,400C$5.90C$20,060.00
5/31/2017Christopher Andrew CarlsenInsiderBuy4,100C$6.36C$26,076.00
5/19/2017Aaron Jeffery TonkenDirectorBuy2,900C$6.82C$19,778.00
5/19/2017Bruno P GeremiaInsiderBuy10,000C$6.75C$67,500.00
5/17/2017Bruno P GeremiaInsiderBuy5,000C$6.66C$33,300.00
5/16/2017Bruno P GeremiaInsiderBuy4,400C$6.90C$30,360.00
5/15/2017Bruno P GeremiaInsiderBuy600C$6.88C$4,128.00
5/12/2017Bruno P GeremiaInsiderBuy2,000C$6.79C$13,580.00
4/28/2017David HumphreysInsiderBuy925C$7.07C$6,539.75
4/5/2017Bruno P GeremiaInsiderBuy2,000C$7.95C$15,900.00
4/4/2017Aaron Jeffery TonkenDirectorSell175,000C$8.00C$1,400,000.00
4/4/2017Christopher Andrew CarlsenInsiderSell85,000C$8.00C$680,000.00
4/3/2017Aaron Jeffery TonkenDirectorBuy50C$7.73C$386.50
4/3/2017Bruno P GeremiaInsiderBuy3,400C$7.65C$26,010.00
3/30/2017Seymour SchulichInsiderBuy500,000C$7.68C$3,840,000.00
3/29/2017David HumphreysInsiderBuy2,000C$7.44C$14,880.00
3/28/2017Bruno P GeremiaInsiderSell87,500C$7.40C$647,500.00
3/23/2017Seymour SchulichInsiderBuy500,000C$7.10C$3,550,000.00
4/6/2016David HumphreysInsiderBuy120C$17.05C$2,046.00
3/4/2016Aaron Jeffery TonkenDirectorBuy4,700C$5.30C$24,910.00
2/12/2016David HumphreysInsiderBuy70C$16.25C$1,137.50
1/13/2016David HumphreysInsiderBuy1,700C$3.05C$5,185.00
1/12/2016Christopher Andrew CarlsenInsiderBuy8,300C$3.07C$25,481.00
12/30/2015David HumphreysInsiderBuy400C$17.47C$6,988.00
12/24/2015David HumphreysInsiderBuy3,000C$16.25C$48,747.00
12/23/2015David HumphreysInsiderBuy8,800C$16.00C$140,800.00
12/18/2015Aaron Jeffery TonkenDirectorBuy1,000C$3.80C$3,800.00
12/16/2015Myles BosmanInsiderBuy1,500C$16.27C$24,409.50
12/10/2015James William SurbeyInsiderBuy10,000C$3.95C$39,500.00
12/9/2015Aaron Jeffery TonkenDirectorBuy1,800C$3.97C$7,146.00
12/9/2015Christopher Andrew CarlsenInsiderBuy2,700C$4.07C$10,989.00
12/8/2015Christopher Andrew CarlsenInsiderBuy2,400C$4.08C$9,792.00
12/7/2015Kenneth Norman CullenDirectorBuy7,000C$4.17C$29,190.00
12/4/2015Dennis Alan DawsonDirectorBuy20,000C$4.82C$96,470.00
9/29/2015David HumphreysInsiderBuy1,000C$22.34C$22,340.00
8/24/2015James William SurbeyInsiderBuy1,000C$22.25C$22,250.00
8/17/2015James William SurbeyInsiderBuy1,000C$23.12C$23,120.00
10/28/2014David HumphreysInsiderBuy2,000C$8.79C$17,573.00
10/27/2014James William SurbeyInsiderBuy5,000C$8.70C$43,500.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)
Latest Headlines for Birchcliff Energy (TSE:BIR)
DateHeadline logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Director Aaron Jeffery Tonken Acquires 3,400 Shares - August 15 at 8:44 PM logoETFs with exposure to Birchcliff Energy Ltd. : August 15, 2017 - August 15 at 5:22 PM logoBRIEF-Birchcliff Energy provides series A preferred shares conversion privilege notice - August 14 at 9:59 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. Provides Series A Preferred Shares Conversion Privilege Notice - August 14 at 9:59 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (TSE:BIR) PT Raised to C$10.25 - August 12 at 10:20 PM logoBRIEF-Birchcliff Energy Q2 earnings per share C$0.06 - August 10 at 10:45 PM logoBirchcliff Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results and Updated Guidance - August 10 at 5:45 PM logoQ4 2017 EPS Estimates for Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (TSE:BIR) Cut by Cormark - August 4 at 2:38 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. Expected to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.05 Per Share (BIR) - August 3 at 7:32 AM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - August 3 at 7:00 AM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BIR-CA : August 2, 2017 - August 2 at 5:16 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. :BIR-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017 - August 2 at 5:16 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - August 2 at 4:34 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. Announces Series of Asset Sales for Expected Proceeds of Approximately $142 Million - August 1 at 5:24 PM logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Increases Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Price Target to C$11.00 - July 20 at 7:08 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BIR-CA : July 20, 2017 - July 20 at 6:10 PM logoThese Oil Companies Are Trading at Less Than Tangible Book Value - June 27 at 4:08 PM logoDenbury Resources: Trying To Get That Profit Feeling Again - June 19 at 11:23 AM logoPengrowth Energy Management Reverses Course When Goals Hit Reality - June 12 at 4:56 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Preferred Units Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - Nasdaq - June 9 at 4:31 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Announces $0.03 Quarterly Dividend - June 9 at 12:52 AM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Insider Christopher Andrew Carlsen Purchases 4,100 Shares - June 1 at 8:32 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. Announces Declaration of Common Share Quarterly Dividend and Preferred Share Dividends - May 30 at 4:00 PM logoSeymour Schulich Gobbles Up More Shares Of Birchcliff Energy - May 29 at 8:59 AM logoInsider Buying: Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Director Acquires 2,900 Shares of Stock - May 24 at 4:46 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Insider Bruno P. Geremia Acquires 10,000 Shares - May 19 at 4:24 PM logoWhy Your Portfolio Should Look Different Than The Indexes - May 18 at 11:45 AM logoInsider Buying: Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Insider Acquires 5,000 Shares of Stock - May 17 at 4:52 PM logoBruno P. Geremia Buys 4,400 Shares of Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Stock - May 16 at 4:42 PM logoConsider Nuvista Energy Ltd. for Exposure to Natural Gas | The ... - The Motley Fool Canada - May 16 at 12:37 PM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Increased by Analyst - May 15 at 8:06 AM logoQ2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Issued By Cormark - May 15 at 7:22 AM logoBRIEF-Birchcliff Energy says Larry A. Shaw steps down as chairman of board - May 12 at 9:32 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. Announces Director Election Results from 2017 Annual and Special Meeting of Shareholders and Board Changes - May 12 at 9:32 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Insider Purchases C$13,580.00 in Stock - May 12 at 8:48 PM logoQ4 2017 EPS Estimates for Birchcliff Energy Ltd. Raised by Cormark (BIR) - May 12 at 3:24 PM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Boosted by Beacon Securities - May 12 at 8:34 AM logoBRIEF-Birchcliff Energy Q1 earnings per share C$0.11 - May 11 at 4:28 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Price Target Cut to C$11.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank of Canada - May 11 at 12:32 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. Announces First Quarter 2017 Results, A Return to Profitability and Continued Operational Success - May 10 at 4:09 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday - May 7 at 7:16 AM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:BIR) : April 21, 2017 - April 21 at 4:00 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BIR-CA : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 4:01 PM logoRich finds in the Montney, prospect of new pipelines help revive exploration - April 16 at 3:49 PM logoBRIEF-Birchcliff Energy Announces increase in ownership by Seymour Schulich - April 7 at 3:52 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Insider Purchases C$15,900.00 in Stock - April 5 at 11:34 PM logoChristopher Andrew Carlsen Sells 85,000 Shares of Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Stock - April 5 at 10:52 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Director Aaron Jeffery Tonken Sells 175,000 Shares - April 5 at 10:51 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. Announces Increase in Ownership by Seymour Schulich - April 3 at 9:21 PM logoBirchcliff Energy Ltd. (BIR) Insider Buys C$3,840,000.00 in Stock - April 3 at 5:01 PM



Birchcliff Energy (BIR) Chart for Wednesday, August, 16, 2017

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