Vital Energy, Inc. (VTLE)
NYSE: VTLE · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
+0.40 (0.83%)
May 28, 2024, 3:59 PM EDT - Market closed

Vital Energy Statistics

Total Valuation

Vital Energy has a market cap or net worth of $1.77 billion. The enterprise value is $3.60 billion.

Market Cap 1.77B
Enterprise Value 3.60B

Important Dates

The last earnings date was Wednesday, May 8, 2024, after market close.

Earnings Date May 8, 2024
Ex-Dividend Date n/a

Share Statistics

Vital Energy has 36.66 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has increased by 114.97% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 36.66M
Shares Change (YoY) +114.97%
Shares Change (QoQ) +71.13%
Owned by Insiders (%) 22.75%
Owned by Institutions (%) 73.16%
Float 23.08M

Valuation Ratios

The trailing PE ratio is 1.96 and the forward PE ratio is 4.97.

PE Ratio 1.96
Forward PE 4.97
PS Ratio 1.05
Forward PS 0.91
PB Ratio 0.64
P/FCF Ratio n/a
PEG Ratio n/a
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

EV / Earnings 7.00
EV / Sales 2.12
EV / EBITDA 3.52
EV / EBIT 7.52
EV / FCF n/a

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 1.22, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.80.

Current Ratio 1.22
Quick Ratio 1.17
Debt / Equity 0.80
Debt / EBITDA 2.19
Debt / FCF n/a
Interest Coverage 2.91

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is 23.00% and return on invested capital (ROIC) is 18.68%.

Return on Equity (ROE) 23.00%
Return on Assets (ROA) 10.80%
Return on Capital (ROIC) 18.68%
Revenue Per Employee $5.21M
Profits Per Employee $1.58M
Employee Count 326
Asset Turnover 0.36
Inventory Turnover n/a


Income Tax -200.69M
Effective Tax Rate -64.01%

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has increased by +15.91% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 3.24, so Vital Energy's price volatility has been higher than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 3.24
52-Week Price Change +15.91%
50-Day Moving Average 52.41
200-Day Moving Average 49.97
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 43.02
Average Volume (30 Days) 773,357

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 7.94 million, so 21.66% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 7.94M
Short Previous Month 7.92M
Short % of Shares Out 21.66%
Short % of Float 34.39%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 12.03

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, Vital Energy had revenue of $1.70 billion and earned $514.21 million in profits. Earnings per share was $24.81.

Revenue 1.70B
Gross Profit 1.23B
Operating Income 574.30M
Pretax Income 314.31M
Net Income 514.21M
EBIT 479.00M
Earnings Per Share (EPS) $24.81
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $423.33 million in cash and $2.24 billion in debt, giving a net cash position of -$1.82 billion or -$49.53 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 423.33M
Total Debt 2.24B
Net Cash -1.82B
Net Cash Per Share -$49.53
Equity / Book Value 2.80B
Book Value Per Share 76.35
Working Capital 136.56M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $855.42 million and capital expenditures -$1.52 billion, giving a free cash flow of -$662.18 million.

Operating Cash Flow 855.42M
Capital Expenditures -1.52B
Free Cash Flow -662.18M
FCF Per Share -$18.62
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 72.58%, with operating and profit margins of 33.83% and 30.29%.

Gross Margin 72.58%
Operating Margin 33.83%
Pretax Margin 18.52%
Profit Margin 30.29%
EBITDA Margin 60.18%
EBIT Margin 28.22%
FCF Margin -39.01%

Dividends & Yields

Vital Energy does not appear to pay any dividends at this time.

Dividend Per Share n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Dividend Growth (YoY) n/a
Years of Dividend Growth n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Buyback Yield -114.97%
Shareholder Yield -114.97%
Earnings Yield 28.81%
FCF Yield -37.11%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for Vital Energy is $59.67, which is 23.52% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Buy".

Price Target $59.67
Price Target Difference 23.52%
Analyst Consensus Buy
Analyst Count 12
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

The last stock split was on June 2, 2020. It was a reverse split with a ratio of 1:20.

Last Split Date Jun 2, 2020
Split Type Reverse
Split Ratio 1:20


Vital Energy has an Altman Z-Score of 0.73 and a Piotroski F-Score of 5. A Z-score under 3 suggests an increased risk of bankruptcy.

Altman Z-Score 0.73
Piotroski F-Score 5