Atticvs Research
Long only, deep value, medium-term horizon, oil & gas

Sanchez: Great Buy For Short-Term Trade Or Long-Term Investment

Sanchez Energy (NYSE:SN) is a small, very fast-growing shale oil company with almost a 100% footprint in the Eagle Ford. With a net 95,000 acres, it's the largest pure-play Eagle Ford E&P company.

Sanchez announced Q4 2012 results on March 7, 2013 which missed analysts' expectations. Missing expectations is never a good idea if you want to help the stock price. In late 2012, Sanchez migrated from single well drilling to multiple pad drilling towards lowering drilling and completion costs. This resulted in production output delays as some already-drilled wells awaited others before them being completed and brought online. During the conference call, the company confirmed that the knock-on effect will last into 2013, particularly into Q1...

Join Seeking Alpha PRO to read this archived article and 11,574 other archived articles
IDEA GENERATORXExclusive access to 10 PRO ideas every day
INVESTING IDEAS LIBRARYXExclusive access to PRO library of more than 15,000 ideas
SECTOR EXPERT NETWORKXExclusive access to all sector experts for direct consultation
PERFORMANCE TRACKINGXTrack performance of all PRO stock ideas
PROFESSIONAL TOOLSXProfessional Idea Filters to zero-in based on industry, market cap and more
"In just the first month of using PRO, I used it to generate two ideas which were actionable for me. As a result of these two positions, I have earned more than 20 times the annual subscription costs for PRO."Michael Yagemann, Greenbridge Capital
"I am pleasantly surprised with the scope of small and mid-cap coverage PRO offers. You can't find that any where else."Patrick Rice, Mainstay Capital Management
You may cancel at any time for any reason, and receive a prompt refund for membership on months paid and not used (max. 6 months). Details