Devon Energy Corp. DVN reported second-quarter 2021 adjusted earnings of 60 cents, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 53 cents per share by 13.2%. In the year-ago quarter, the company incurred a loss of 18 cents per share.
GAAP earnings for the second quarter were 38 cents compared with 32 cents per share in the year-ago period.
Total revenues of $2,417 million surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 1.5%. The top line also improved 17.9% from the year-ago figure.
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Total net production for second-quarter 2021 touched 567,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (Boe/d), up 74.5% year over year. Oil production averaged 291,000 barrels per day (Bbl/d), which increased 90.2% on a year-over-year basis, primarily due to strong contribution from Delaware and Williston Basin assets. Natural gas liquids production was also up 86.9% year over year.
Realized oil prices for the quarter were $50.34 per barrel, up 37.9% from $36.5 in the year-ago period. Realized prices for natural gas liquids were up 151.5% to $23.64 per barrel from $9.4 in the prior-year quarter.
Realized gas prices were up 40.1% to $2.2 per thousand cubic feet from $1.57 in the prior-year quarter.
Total oil equivalent realized prices — including cash settlements — were $34.64 per Boe, up 56% year over year.
Total production expenses for the second quarter were $513 million, increasing 95% year over year. With capital programs focused on developing higher-margin production opportunities, oil and natural gas liquid volumes accounted for 74% of Devon Energy’s product mix for the quarter.
Financing costs for the reported quarter were $80 million, up from $69 million in the year-ago period.
As of Jun 30, 2021, the company had cash and cash equivalents including restricted cash of $1,539 million, up from $2,237 million on Dec 31, 2020. It exited the second quarter with $4.5 billion of liquidity and no debt maturities till 2023.
As of Jun 30, 2021, long-term debt amounted to $6,502 million, up from $4,298 million on Dec 31, 2020.
Devon Energy’s net cash from operating activities for second-quarter 2021 was $1,093 million compared with $150 million in the year-ago period.
It expects total production for the third quarter in the range of 566,000-594,000 Boe/d.
Devon Energy’s oil production guidance for 2021 is projected in the range of 280,000-290,000 BBl/d. For 2021, total production is expected in the range of 539,000-569,000 Boe/d.
Capital expenditure for 2021 is expected within $1,720-$1,980 million, including upstream expenditure in the range of $1,600-$1,800 million. Third-quarter expenditure is projected in the range of $420-$490 million.
Currently, Devon Energy sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).
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