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Obsidian Energy Ltd. (OBE) Stock: A SWOT Analysis

The price-to-earnings ratio for Obsidian Energy Ltd. (AMEX: OBE) is above average at 0.69x, while the 36-month beta value is 2.75.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 1 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 2 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price point forecasted by analysts for Obsidian Energy Ltd. (OBE) is $8.84, which is $3.79 above the current market price. The public float for OBE is 81.76M, and currently, short sellers hold a 2.28% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of OBE on March 15, 2023 was 605.07K shares.

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OBE) stock’s latest price update

Obsidian Energy Ltd. (AMEX: OBE)’s stock price has decreased by -9.68 compared to its previous closing price of 6.61. Despite this, the company has seen a fall of -17.77% in its stock price over the last five trading days.

OBE’s Market Performance

Obsidian Energy Ltd. (OBE) has experienced a -17.77% fall in stock performance for the past week, with a -12.08% drop in the past month, and a -10.36% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 5.19%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 5.17% for OBE. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -13.73% for OBE stock, with a simple moving average of -23.77% for the last 200 days.

OBE Trading at -9.70% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought OBE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -52.32% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 5.17%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.19%, as shares sank -11.11% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -8.43% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, OBE fell by -16.25%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -32.37% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $6.88. In addition, Obsidian Energy Ltd. saw -10.09% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for OBE

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +42.61 for the present operating margin
  • +47.09 for the gross margin

The net margin for Obsidian Energy Ltd. stands at +104.98. Equity return is now at value 76.80, with 47.50 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.45.


In a nutshell, Obsidian Energy Ltd. (OBE) has experienced a bad performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.