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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO)?

The company in question is, Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) currently with a stock price of 16.09 (-3.42% today). The market cap for Statoil ASA is 55643.9, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Statoil ASA is 17.86. Currently Statoil ASA is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 13.32. Average volume for Statoil ASA is 2639.6 and so far today it is 2067011.

Performance in the last year for Statoil ASA has been 9.78%. For EPS growth, Statoil ASA has seen a growth of -234.20%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 117.19%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -16.40% over the last five years and could be 30.60% for the next five years. Statoil ASA has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -34.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 113.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.64%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.79%.

Since the IPO date for Statoil ASA on the 6/18/2001, Statoil ASA has seen performance year to date to be 22.94%. With Statoil ASA trading at 16.09, the dividend yield is 5.28%, and the EPS is 0.

So could Statoil ASA, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.06 and the P/B is at 1.26. The P/cash is 3.12, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Statoil ASA ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.8, and the quick ratio is 1.6. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.72, and total debt/equity at 0.78.

In terms of margins, Statoil ASA has a gross margin of 54.70%, an operating margin of 10.90% and a profit margin of 0.00%.Payout ratio for Statoil ASA is *TBA. Return on assets come to 0.00% with return on investment coming to -5.30%.

Insider ownership for Statoil ASA, is at 67.30% and institutional ownership comes to 5.20%. Outstanding shares are at 3339.97. While shares float is 1061.36. The float short is currently 0.63%, and short ratio is 2.51.

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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