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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE

Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in Canada, Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE  has a market cap of 11882.86. Since its IPO date on the 11/17/2009, Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE performance year to date is 13.00%. Today Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE has gained 2.59%, with a current price of 14.63.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 73.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 45.20%. Return of assets are at 3.00%, with return on investment at 8.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.53. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 6.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 42.30%, and operating margin of 7.10%. Cenovus Energy Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.9, while the quick ratio is 2.4.

For the last year Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE has seen a EPS growth of -23.10%. A performance for the year of 0.28%. The 52-week high is -15.09%, and the 52-week low is 60.77%. The average volume for Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE is 931707.

With a target price of 16.18, can Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE. Cenovus Energy Inc. has a P/E of 12.94 and a forward P/E of *TBA. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Cenovus Energy Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.28 and 1.34 respectively. For P/cash, Cenovus Energy Inc. has a value of 4.14, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 14.63, Cenovus Energy Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.05%. We see a return on equity of 6.30%.

Looking more long-term Cenovus Energy Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -5.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 75.80% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -23.10% for this year and for the last five years a -12.00% growth has been seen.

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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