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Talos Energy Inc. (TALO) Shares Down Despite Recent Market Volatility

Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE: TALO) has seen a decline in its stock price by -3.40 in relation to its previous close of 13.25. However, the company has experienced a 6.40% gain in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 07/05/21 that Mexico Hands Control of Large Oilfield to Pemex in Dispute With U.S.’s Talos

Is It Worth Investing in Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE: TALO) Right Now?

Talos Energy Inc. (NYSE: TALO) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 2.07x compared to its average ratio. compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 2.23. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 6 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 2 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for Talos Energy Inc. (TALO) is $20.29, which is $8.03 above the current market price. The public float for TALO is 69.64M, and currently, short sellers hold a 13.07% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of TALO on May 26, 2023 was 2.03M shares.

TALO’s Market Performance

TALO stock saw an increase of 6.40% in the past week, with a monthly gain of 1.75% and a quarterly increase of -28.09%. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.41%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 5.07% for Talos Energy Inc. (TALO). The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 2.95% for TALO’s stock, with a -28.16% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

TALO Trading at -4.86% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought TALO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -49.78% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 5.07%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.41%, as shares surge +0.79% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +6.49% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, TALO rose by +6.40%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -31.03% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $12.44. In addition, Talos Energy Inc. saw -32.20% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at TALO starting from BCC EnVen Investments (S), L.P, who sale 363,804 shares at the price of $14.50 back on Apr 20. After this action, BCC EnVen Investments (S), L.P now owns 15,145,377 shares of Talos Energy Inc., valued at $5,275,158 using the latest closing price.

BAIN CAPITAL CREDIT MEMBER, LL, the 10% Owner of Talos Energy Inc., sale 363,804 shares at $14.50 during a trade that took place back on Apr 20, which means that BAIN CAPITAL CREDIT MEMBER, LL is holding 15,145,377 shares at $5,275,158 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for TALO

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +44.56 for the present operating margin
  • +52.65 for the gross margin

The net margin for Talos Energy Inc. stands at +23.12. The total capital return value is set at 39.63, while invested capital returns managed to touch 20.86. Equity return is now at value 40.80, with 15.90 for asset returns.

Based on Talos Energy Inc. (TALO), the company’s capital structure generated 65.85 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 39.70. Total debt to assets is 25.09, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 64.28. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 38.76.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.53, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.33. The receivables turnover for the company is 7.66 and the total asset turnover is 0.57. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.61.


To put it simply, Talos Energy Inc. (TALO) has had a mixed performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. 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.