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Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE: PXD) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE: PXD), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 30271.58. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Pioneer Natural Resources Co. is 177.82 (with a change from open of -0.31%), this in conjunction with a target price of 205.71. Volume today has so far reached 313046, with an average volume of about 2130.66. The GAP for this stock, is 0.71%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 218.67. The current EPS for Pioneer Natural Resources Co., is -3.16, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -124.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 41.31%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Pioneer Natural Resources Co., EPS is looking like it will grow 389.70% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 5.50%. Quarter over quarter is -12.20% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 21.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -19.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 12.10%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.70% and institutional ownership is 95.10%. Shares outstanding is 170.91, while shares float is at a value of 168.32. Float short for Pioneer Natural Resources Co. is 3.76% and the short ratio is 2.97.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.26, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.35. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2.6, and the quick ratio is 2.5. The most recent gross margin is 36.50% and their operating margin is -61.00%. The profit margin is -15.50%.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has seen returns on assets of -3.30%, and on investment, -14.70%. Return on equity is -5.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 9.09, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.8 and Price/cash is 9.18, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are 4.64% and 20.59% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -6.87% and the 52 week low is 71.86%.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has a dividend yield of 0.05%, with a current price of 177.82. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Independent Oil & Gas, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. is based in USA.

Performance in the Independent Oil & Gas industry means that Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has seen performance for the past week of -1.93%, with performance for the month coming to -1.76%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 14.69%, and for the half year the performance is 43.11%. Volatility for this week is 3.02% and for the month this is 2.26%.

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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