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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)?

The company in question is, Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) currently with a stock price of 105.46 (0.07% today). The market cap for Chevron Corporation is 198016.22, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Chevron Corporation is 106.57. Currently Chevron Corporation is trading with a P/E of 152.74, and a forward P/E of 22.22. Average volume for Chevron Corporation is 6563.01 and so far today it is 2139586.

Performance in the last year for Chevron Corporation has been 18.22%. For EPS growth, Chevron Corporation has seen a growth of -75.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 230.82%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -23.70% over the last five years and could be 42.64% for the next five years. Chevron Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -28.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -128.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.79%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 14.02%.

Since the IPO date for Chevron Corporation on the 1/2/1970, Chevron Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 19.89%. With Chevron Corporation trading at 105.46, the dividend yield is 4.06%, and the EPS is 0.69.

So could Chevron Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 152.74. The PEG is 3.58, P/S is 1.65 and the P/B is at 1.31. The P/cash is 22.3, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Chevron Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.22, and total debt/equity at 0.28.

In terms of margins, Chevron Corporation has a gross margin of 41.10%, an operating margin of -3.30% and a profit margin of 1.10%.Payout ratio for Chevron Corporation is 617.10%. Return on assets come to 0.50% with return on investment coming to -0.10%.

Insider ownership for Chevron Corporation, is at 0.04% and institutional ownership comes to 63.30%. Outstanding shares are at 1878.89. While shares float is 1878.89. The float short is currently 1.69%, and short ratio is 4.85.

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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