Zion Oil & Gas (ZN) stock is down: will it recover?

7:35 pm ET, 11 Aug 2018

Zion Oil & Gas Inc (ZN) shares are trading at 2.64, down -5%. The stock price dropped a whopping 40% since late June.  What's driving ZN stock price? What's ZN stock price forecast?

Zion Oil & Gas (ZN) has a history of 17 years of oil & gas exploration but has never generated any oil revenue. The stock is listed on Nasdaq and has a liquid options market available.  There are several concerns about the company:

  • It may be running out of cash;
  • It has a high CFO turnover, and one of its auditors was recently fined by SEC;
  • Filings show the company used a wrong oil survey methods;
  • Executives may be compensated egregiously.

The CEO Victor Carrillo took the company to a valuation of US$156 million. Carrillo’s pay is disproportional to the company’s performance when compared to other US CEOs leading companies of similar size and profitability: Zion is a US small-cap, produces earnings of $96M (although not profitable) and remunerates its CEO approximately $2.7 million annually.

What is the sentiment towards the ZN stock? Our technical analysis shows that:

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is trending positive;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is trending negative;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is negative. 

Over the last month, Zion Oil & Gas Inc (ZN) returned -31.44%.

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Zion Oil & Gas Inc (ZN) Stock Guide

Updated at: 9:21 pm ET, 18 Sep 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for ZN stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "ZN quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on ZN stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "ZN". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "ZN news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell Zion Oil & Gas Inc (ZN)? Interested in getting the full scoop on ZN, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this ZN stock guide, we'll address key questions about ZN, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are ZN earnings?
2. ZN buy or sell? What is ZN Finny Score?
3. What are the reasons to buy ZN? Why should I buy ZN stock?
4. What are the reasons to sell ZN? Why should I sell ZN stock?
5. What are ZN key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are ZN earnings?

ZN trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$0.06.

Analysis

2. ZN buy or sell? What is ZN Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:null}Our quantitative analysis shows 2 reasons to buy and 0 reasons to sell ZN. ZN doesn’t have an assigned Finny Score, because we don’t have sufficient data points to score the stock.

3. What are the reasons to buy ZN? Why should I buy ZN stock?

Here are the reasons to buy ZN stock:

  • ZN stock price ($0.19) is close to the 52-week low ($0.13). Perhaps now is a good time to buy? See ZN price chart.
  • ZN cash to debt ratio is 2.44, higher than the average industry (0.08) and sector (0.09) cash to debt ratio. See ZN cash to debt chart.

4. What are the reasons to sell ZN? Why should I sell ZN stock?

We can’t think of any good reason to sell this stock, which doesn’t mean they don’t exist.

Key Stats

5. What are ZN key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for ZN:

Metrics ZN
Price $0.24
Average Price Target / Upside N/A
Average Analyst Rating N/A
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Oil & Gas E&P
Sector Energy
Number of Employees 25
Market Cap $47.64M
Forward P/E Ratio N/A
Price/Book Ratio N/A
Revenue (TTM) N/A
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth N/A
Profit Margin 0.00%

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