InterOil Corporation (USA) (NYSE:IOC)’s shares surged on Monday after it disclosed a drop in profit for the Q1, hurt mostly by several weak performances at the Midstream and Downstream segments.
InterOil announced Q1 profit of $4.03M or $0.08 a share, dropped from $9.03M or $0.19 a share previous year.
The upstream segment announced a net loss of $13.8M for the quarter, lower than $17.2M previous year, whereas midstream liquefaction segment’s loss was $0.7M in contrast $2.0M.
Midstream refining segment profit plunged to $5.9M from $11.3M previous year. Downstream segment profit plunged to $6.0M from $13.2M last year.
Shares of InterOil Corporation (USA) (NYSE:IOC) traded at $77.93 by increasing +1.49% with price volatility of 3.83% for a week and 3.51% for a month plus price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 2.77 and its beta stands at 1.28 times.
Stocks after opening at $77.50 hit high price of $79.07 and on last session stock held volume of 1.02 million shares which was unexpectedly higher than its average volume of 571,181 shares.
Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.32 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 0.35 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.19. The Company had total cash at hand $49.86 million and a book value per share as $15.97 in the most recent quarter.
While investors who viewing IOC against other stocks with the reference of profit margin that are Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) having profit margin 2.30%, Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) with 9.75% profit margin, Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX) having 2.74% profit margin and Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES) having profit margin of 9.65%.
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