Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is
available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale
at half price, they could be considered
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for
Houston American Energy. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being
unavailable. The share price is
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for
it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing
when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.
The amount the stock market is willing to pay for
Houston American Energy's
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Houston American Energy's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Houston American Energy has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have past financial data. You can see them here.
Show me the analysis anyway
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past
performance, by looking at estimated
and how much profit it is expected to make.
Future estimates come from
professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get
Expected Oil and Gas industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Houston American Energy
expected to grow at an
Unable to compare Houston American Energy's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
Unable to compare Houston American Energy's earnings growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to compare Houston American Energy's revenue growth to the Germany market average as no estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Houston American Energy is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
Unable to determine if Houston American Energy is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can
be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at
predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates
looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Houston American Energy's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
Oil and Gas
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent
earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Houston American Energy
has a total score of
0/6, see the detailed checks below.
Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up
Houston American Energy's finances.
The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Houston American Energy's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
Houston American Energy's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of
Houston American Energy's finances. If any of them are yellow this
indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
High level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.4x debt.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest
on its debts this may have impacts in the future.
The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to
see the red area (debt) decreasing.
If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and
whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at
unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have
been around for and insider trading.
TENURE AS CEO
Mr. James A. Schoonover, also known as Jim, serves as Chief Executive Officer & President at Houston American Energy Corp. since June 2019. Mr. Schoonover had been Interim President and Interim Chief Executive Officer of Houston American Energy Corp. since June 7 2018 until June 2019. Mr. Schoonover has been Chief Operating Officer at Encompass Compliance Corporation since June 20, 2016. Mr. Schoonover joined ENCC after a 16 year career with MEDTOX Scientific, which was sold to Laboratory Corporation of America in 2012. He is a Director of Houston American Energy Corp. since April 13, 2018. From February 2014 to July 2015, Mr. Schoonover served as National Sales Director for Cordant Health Services, a consolidator of independent toxicology laboratories. He has been involved in the drug and alcohol testing industry since 1987, having held both operating and marketing positions with companies involved in laboratory testing and specimen collection services. He served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer of Medtox Scientific Inc. since July 17, 2000 and served as its Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Schoonover joined MEDTOX Laboratories in August 1997 and has more than 25 years of experience in sales, public relations and sales management for a variety of service companies. Prior to joining MEDTOX Scientific, Inc. From 2012 to 2017, Mr. Schoonover served as Chairman of the Board of H2O For Life. Mr. Schoonover was a Division Vice President for the medical services subsidiary of Olsten Corporation. He has an B.A. degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN.
Insufficient data for Jim to compare compensation growth.
Jim's remuneration is lower than average for companies of similar size in Germany.
CEO, President & Director
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
Houston American Energy
board of directors in years:
The average tenure for the Houston American Energy board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.
Board of Directors
CEO, President & Director
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
Houston American Energy Corp., an independent energy company, acquires, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and condensate. Its oil and gas properties are located primarily in the Texas Permian Basin, the onshore Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, and in the South American country of Colombia. As of December 31, 2019, the company owned interests in 4 gross wells. Houston American Energy Corp. was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Houston, Texas.
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