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Is Anadarko Petroleum Corporation(NYSE: APC), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 9/9/1986. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is in the Independent Oil & Gas industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, is 4911.39, and so far today it has a volume of 2438513. Performance year to date since the 9/9/1986 is 11.08%.

To help you determine whether Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is *TBA. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 3.45 and the P/B ratio is 2.35. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.41 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is trading at, 54.58 (1.36% today), Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.37%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -8.78, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 73.40% after growing -280.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 68.50%, and -27.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 515.16, and the number of shares float is 509.23. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 88.30%. The float short is 2.47%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.56. Management has seen a return on assets of -9.10%, and also a return on investment of -20.80%.

The ability for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 1.35 and total debt/equity is 1.6. In terms of margins, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a gross margin of 76.10%, with its operating margin at -67.90%, and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation has a profit margin of -55.40%.

The 52 week high is -29.80%, with 94.22% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.87% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.90%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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