In this final part of our series, we’ll discuss Stone Energy’s (SGY), Sandridge Energy’s (SD), Murphy Oil’s (MUR), QEP Resources’ (QEP), and Southwestern Energy’s (SWN) stock performance. As we saw in the previous part, these companies had the lowest last-12-month EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) ratios as of fiscal 4Q17.
Outliers and underperformers
Stone Energy (SGY) outperformed its peers by a significant margin, rising ~88% YoY (year-over-year). Meanwhile, Murphy Oil (MUR), Sandridge Energy (SD), and QEP Resources (QEP) have fallen 5.0%, 17.2%, and 28.6%, respectively. Southwestern Energy (SWN) underperformed peers, falling ~40%.