Earnings Preview For PDC Energy

PDC Energy PDCE is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday, 2021-11-04. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that PDC Energy will likely report an Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $1.59

PDC Energy bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company beat on EPS by 46.90%, which was followed by a 1.51% drop in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at PDC Energy's past performance and the resulting price change:

Quarter Q2 2021 Q1 2021 Q4 2020 Q3 2020
EPS Estimate 1.13 0.89 0.88 0.62
EPS Actual 1.66 1.41 1.10 1.04
Price Change % -1.51% 0.53% 6.64% -3.26%

Stock Performance

Shares of PDC Energy were trading at $53.27 as of November 02. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 346.63%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are likely bullish going into this earnings release.

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