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Zion Oil & Gas

Nasdaq:ZN
Snowflake Description

Mediocre balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
ZN
Nasdaq
$19M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Energy
Company description

Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. operates as an oil and gas exploration company in Israel. The last earnings update was 16 days ago. More info.


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  • Zion Oil & Gas has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
ZN Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
2.1%
NasdaqCM:ZN
-2.9%
US Oil and Gas
0.9%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-62%
NasdaqCM:ZN
-13.7%
US Oil and Gas
16.8%
US Market
ZN Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Zion Oil & Gas (ZN) 2.1% -14% -39.2% -62% -86% -88.1%
US Oil and Gas -2.9% 0.9% -0.2% -13.7% -19% -35.8%
US Market 0.9% 4.5% 6.2% 16.8% 38% 44.1%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • ZN underperformed the Oil and Gas industry which returned -13.7% over the past year.
  • ZN underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 16.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility
ZN
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

ZN Value

 Is Zion Oil & Gas undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

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 undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
  • It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for Zion Oil & Gas. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being unavailable. The share price is $0.1957.
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 Zion Oil & Gas's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Zion Oil & Gas's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ZN PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-09-30) in USD $-0.50
NasdaqCM:ZN Share Price ** NasdaqCM (2019-11-20) in USD $0.2
United States of America Oil and Gas Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 99 Publicly-Listed Oil and Gas Companies 9.91x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 2,923 Publicly-Listed Companies 18.16x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Zion Oil & Gas.

NasdaqCM:ZN PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqCM:ZN Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 0.2 ÷ -0.50

-0.39x

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  • Zion Oil & Gas is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
  • Zion Oil & Gas is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Zion Oil & Gas's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ZN PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -0.39x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
Not available
United States of America Oil and Gas Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 84 Publicly-Listed Oil and Gas Companies 0.23x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,042 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.45x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Zion Oil & Gas, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Zion Oil & Gas's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ZN PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-09-30) in USD $0.10
NasdaqCM:ZN Share Price * NasdaqCM (2019-11-20) in USD $0.2
United States of America Oil and Gas Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 187 Publicly-Listed Oil and Gas Companies 0.83x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,094 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.76x
NasdaqCM:ZN PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqCM:ZN Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 0.2 ÷ 0.10

1.86x

* Primary Listing of Zion Oil & Gas.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Zion Oil & Gas is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Zion Oil & Gas's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Oil and Gas industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Oil and Gas industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Zion Oil & Gas has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ZN Future Performance

 How is Zion Oil & Gas expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

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 Zion Oil & Gas 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.

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The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth 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 it right!
Annual Growth Rate
15.9%
Expected Oil and Gas industry annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Zion Oil & Gas expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Unable to compare Zion Oil & Gas's earnings growth to the low risk savings rate as no estimate data is available.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Unable to compare Zion Oil & Gas's earnings growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
  • Unable to compare Zion Oil & Gas's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ZN Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
United States of America Oil and Gas Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 15.9%
United States of America Oil and Gas Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 3.5%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.4%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.3%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ZN Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqCM:ZN Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-09-30 -6 -37
2019-06-30 -6 -35
2019-03-31 -6 -34
2018-12-31 -6 -39
2018-09-30 -6 -7
2018-06-30 -6 -9
2018-03-31 -7 -13
2017-12-31 -8 -10
2017-09-30 -8 -12
2017-06-30 -7 -12
2017-03-31 -6 -10
2016-12-31 -6 -9

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Unable to determine if Zion Oil & Gas is high growth as no earnings estimate data is available.
  • Unable to determine if Zion Oil & Gas 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.
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ZN Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Zion Oil & Gas Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqCM:ZN Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2019-09-30 -0.50
2019-06-30 -0.51
2019-03-31 -0.54
2018-12-31 -0.63
2018-09-30 -0.12
2018-06-30 -0.16
2018-03-31 -0.24
2017-12-31 -0.20
2017-09-30 -0.24
2017-06-30 -0.26
2017-03-31 -0.24
2016-12-31 -0.21

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Zion Oil & Gas will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.

Next steps:

  1. Take a look at our analysis of ZN’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  2. Zion Oil & Gas's future outlook can be gauged by looking at industry trends and market size, and determining how well-positioned the company is compared to its competitors. Take a look at other high-growth Energy companies here
  3. Zion Oil & Gas's competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
  4. Use fundamentals to screen for another stock to analyse from our database of over 75,000 companies worldwide
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Future performance checks
We assess Zion Oil & Gas's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Zion Oil & Gas has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ZN Past Performance

  How has Zion Oil & Gas performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Zion Oil & Gas's growth in the last year to its industry (Oil and Gas).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Zion Oil & Gas does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare Zion Oil & Gas's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare Zion Oil & Gas's 1-year growth to the US Oil and Gas industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
Zion Oil & Gas's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Zion Oil & Gas Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqCM:ZN Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-09-30 -36.90 4.04
2019-06-30 -34.50 4.99
2019-03-31 -34.43 5.33
2018-12-31 -38.51 6.36
2018-09-30 -6.89 6.37
2018-06-30 -9.14 5.26
2018-03-31 -12.87 5.16
2017-12-31 -9.99 6.04
2017-09-30 -11.58 6.18
2017-06-30 -11.84 6.31
2017-03-31 -10.34 8.34
2016-12-31 -8.51 6.66
2016-09-30 -7.56 6.53
2016-06-30 -7.84 7.04
2016-03-31 -6.45 4.72
2015-12-31 -7.31 5.47
2015-09-30 -8.09 5.99
2015-06-30 -7.34 5.18
2015-03-31 -6.90 5.22
2014-12-31 -6.76 4.14
2014-09-30 -8.14 3.63
2014-06-30 -8.13 2.43
2014-03-31 -8.10 3.07
2013-12-31 -9.08 3.62
2013-09-30 -9.90 4.45
2013-06-30 -10.24 6.47
2013-03-31 -10.83 7.04
2012-12-31 -10.29 8.39

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if Zion Oil & Gas has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Zion Oil & Gas has efficiently used its assets last year compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (Return on Assets) as it is loss-making.
  • It is difficult to establish if Zion Oil & Gas improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess Zion Oil & Gas's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Oil and Gas industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. 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.
Zion Oil & Gas 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.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ZN Health

 How is Zion Oil & Gas's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Zion Oil & Gas's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Zion Oil & Gas is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Zion Oil & Gas's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Zion Oil & Gas'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 checks below.
Assets
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 covered by short term assets, assets are 2.3x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, 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.
Raw Data

All data from Zion Oil & Gas Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago.

NasdaqCM:ZN Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-09-30 9.43 2.48 3.38
2019-06-30 7.65 2.40 3.08
2019-03-31 5.50 2.31 2.02
2018-12-31 5.13 2.21 2.79
2018-09-30 35.67 2.15 5.32
2018-06-30 28.08 2.09 5.94
2018-03-31 23.42 2.02 4.77
2017-12-31 24.44 2.00 6.89
2017-09-30 16.86 1.94 5.37
2017-06-30 10.85 1.92 3.83
2017-03-31 11.75 1.88 3.86
2016-12-31 7.67 1.83 3.19
2016-09-30 7.75 1.77 3.74
2016-06-30 8.61 1.73 4.47
2016-03-31 8.11 3.47 3.90
2015-12-31 8.73 0.00 2.87
2015-09-30 8.32 0.00 4.21
2015-06-30 8.14 0.00 4.60
2015-03-31 8.72 0.00 4.81
2014-12-31 10.52 0.00 5.88
2014-09-30 10.26 0.00 6.66
2014-06-30 10.93 0.00 8.02
2014-03-31 11.21 0.00 8.71
2013-12-31 12.67 0.00 10.41
2013-09-30 14.71 0.00 12.63
2013-06-30 14.44 0.00 12.58
2013-03-31 15.25 0.00 13.74
2012-12-31 18.25 0.00 14.98
  • Zion Oil & Gas's level of debt (26.3%) compared to net worth is satisfactory (less than 40%).
  • Unable to establish if Zion Oil & Gas's debt level has increased without past 5-year debt data.
CASH RUNWAY ANALYSIS

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

  • Zion Oil & Gas has less than a year of cash runway based on current free cash flow.
  • Zion Oil & Gas has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 23.6% each year.
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Financial health checks
We assess Zion Oil & Gas's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Zion Oil & Gas has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ZN Dividends

 What is Zion Oil & Gas's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from Zion Oil & Gas dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of Zion Oil & Gas shares you are expected to receive $0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate Zion Oil & Gas's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate Zion Oil & Gas's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqCM:ZN Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Oil and Gas Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 67 Stocks 4.2%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 1955 Stocks 2.3%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Zion Oil & Gas has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if Zion Oil & Gas's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Zion Oil & Gas's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Zion Oil & Gas has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Zion Oil & Gas's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Zion Oil & Gas afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Zion Oil & Gas has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

ZN Management

 What is the CEO of Zion Oil & Gas's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

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.
CEO
John Brown
COMPENSATION $447,263
AGE 79
TENURE AS CEO 0.6 years
CEO Bio

Mr. John M. Brown founded Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. in April 2000 and has been its Executive Chairman since January 2010. Mr. Brown has been Chief Executive Officer of Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. since April 12, 2019. He served as Chief Executive Officer at Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. from January 1, 2014 to June 15, 2015. He served as an Interim Chief Executive Officer of Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. from October 18, 2012 to January 1, 2014. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Zion Oil & Gas, Inc from April 2000 to September 2004. He served as the President of Zion Oil & Gas Inc., from April 2000 to October 2001. He has led the efforts leading to Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. obtaining in May 2000 the Ma'anit License in the Joseph Project. He has extensive Management, Marketing and Sales Experience, having held Senior Management positions in two Fortune 100 Companies - GTE Valeron, a subsidiary of GTE Corporation and a Manufacturer of Cutting Tools, where he was employed from 1966 to 1986 and served as the corporate director of purchasing, and Magnetek, Inc., a Manufacturer of Digital Power Supplies, Systems and Controls, where he was employed from 1988 to 1989. He served as the Managing Director of a distributed wind turbine manufacturing company, where he drove sales from less than $1M to over $14M per year in less than two years. He spent over ten years in the oil and gas sector working for companies including Chevron and BP, followed by four years at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory where he managed the State and Local Initiatives team. He had been a Director and Principal Stockholder in M&B Concrete Construction, Inc. from 1996 to 2003 and is an officer and director of M&B Holding Inc. (a Nevada corporation) based in Dallas, Texas, the sole shareholder of M&B General Contracting Inc. He also oversees the day-to-day Administration and Financial Operations as an Officer and Director of M&B Concrete, Inc., M& B Contracting Inc., and M&B Poured Wall, Inc. Mr. Brown holds a BBA Degree from Fullerton College.

CEO Compensation
  • John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.
  • John's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Zion Oil & Gas management team in years:

1.5
Average Tenure
71
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Zion Oil & Gas management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
Management Team

John Brown

TITLE
Founder
COMPENSATION
$447K
AGE
79
TENURE
0.6 yrs

Bill Avery

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$240K
AGE
71
TENURE
0.6 yrs

Michael Croswell

TITLE
CFO, VP of Administration
COMPENSATION
$299K
AGE
48
TENURE
3.3 yrs

Martin Van Brauman

TITLE
Senior VP
COMPENSATION
$225K
AGE
71
TENURE
7.8 yrs

Robert W. Dunn

TITLE
Chief Operations Officer
TENURE
0.5 yrs

Jeffrey Moskowitz

TITLE
VP, MD of Israel Branch & Director
TENURE
2.5 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Zion Oil & Gas board of directors in years:

6.2
Average Tenure
71
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Zion Oil & Gas board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

John Brown

TITLE
Founder
COMPENSATION
$447K
AGE
79
TENURE
19.6 yrs

Bill Avery

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$240K
AGE
71
TENURE
6.2 yrs

Michael Croswell

TITLE
CFO, VP of Administration
COMPENSATION
$299K
AGE
48
TENURE
2.5 yrs

Martin Van Brauman

TITLE
Senior VP
COMPENSATION
$225K
AGE
71
TENURE
5.6 yrs

Jeffrey Moskowitz

TITLE
VP, MD of Israel Branch & Director
TENURE
0.2 yrs

Kent Siegel

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$88K
AGE
63
TENURE
6.9 yrs

Paul Oroian

TITLE
Lead Director
COMPENSATION
$96K
AGE
66

Forrest Garb

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$106K
AGE
89
TENURE
14 yrs

Gene Scammahorn

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$88K
AGE
72
TENURE
7.1 yrs

Lee Russell

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$175K
AGE
70
TENURE
2.5 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
12. Feb 19 Buy Harvey Scammahorn Individual 26. Jan 18 26. Dec 18 450 $5.25 $601
25. Jan 19 Sell Victor Carrillo Individual 23. Jan 19 24. Jan 19 -25,000 $0.53 $-12,950
10. Jan 19 Sell Victor Carrillo Individual 08. Jan 19 08. Jan 19 -50,000 $0.43 $-21,250
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Management checks
We assess Zion Oil & Gas's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Zion Oil & Gas has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

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Description

Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. operates as an oil and gas exploration company in Israel. It holds a petroleum exploration license onshore Israel, the Megiddo-Jezreel License that covers an area of approximately 99,000 acres. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

Details
Name: Zion Oil & Gas, Inc.
ZN
Exchange: NasdaqCM
Founded: 2000
$19,103,659
97,617,064
Website: http://www.zionoil.com
Address: Zion Oil & Gas, Inc.
12655 North Central Expressway,
Suite 1000,
Dallas,
Texas, 75243,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqCM ZN Common Stock Nasdaq Capital Market US USD 03. Jan 2007
DB 3QO Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 03. Jan 2007
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
23
Zion Oil & Gas employees.
Industry
Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
Energy
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/11/21 00:08
End of day share price update: 2019/11/20 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2019/11/05
Last earnings reported: 2019/09/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.