Stock Updates

Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Imperial Oil Ltd. (NYSE:IMO)?

The company in question is, Imperial Oil Ltd. (NYSE:IMO) currently with a stock price of 30.54 (-0.65% today). The market cap for Imperial Oil Ltd. is 26008.81, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Imperial Oil Ltd. is 36.81. Currently Imperial Oil Ltd. is trading with a P/E of 57.03, and a forward P/E of 19.64. Average volume for Imperial Oil Ltd. is 193.49 and so far today it is 74387.

Performance in the last year for Imperial Oil Ltd. has been -10.02%. For EPS growth, Imperial Oil Ltd. has seen a growth of -70.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 179.46%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -12.50% over the last five years and could be 11.31% for the next five years. Imperial Oil Ltd. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -16.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -124.10%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.13%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -3.24%.

Since the IPO date for Imperial Oil Ltd. on the 7/16/1986, Imperial Oil Ltd. has seen performance year to date to be -4.82%. With Imperial Oil Ltd. trading at 30.54, the dividend yield is 1.50%, and the EPS is 0.54.

So could Imperial Oil Ltd., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 57.03. The PEG is 5.04, P/S is 1.31 and the P/B is at 1.46. The P/cash is 219.48, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Imperial Oil Ltd. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.7, and the quick ratio is 0.5. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.3, and total debt/equity at 0.38.

In terms of margins, Imperial Oil Ltd. has a gross margin of 15.40%, an operating margin of 4.80% and a profit margin of 2.30%.Payout ratio for Imperial Oil Ltd. is 77.70%. Return on assets come to 1.40% with return on investment coming to 3.40%.

Insider ownership for Imperial Oil Ltd., is at 69.60% and institutional ownership comes to 18.10%. Outstanding shares are at 846.09. While shares float is 256.72. The float short is currently 1.46%, and short ratio is 19.4.

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.

About the author

Tony Dabbs

Leave a Comment