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ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 49577.55. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for ConocoPhillips is 39.73 (with a change from open of -0.97%), this in conjunction with a target price of 52.27. Volume today has so far reached 2264203, with an average volume of about 8138.13. The GAP for this stock, is 0.63%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 78.18. The current EPS for ConocoPhillips, is -5.68, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -177.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -12.93%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for ConocoPhillips, EPS is looking like it will grow 120.80% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be . Quarter over quarter is -496.50% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -33.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -20.30%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -13.80%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.02% and institutional ownership is 65.70%. Shares outstanding is 1243.48, while shares float is at a value of 1237.56. Float short for ConocoPhillips is 1.37% and the short ratio is 2.08.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.73, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.76. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 1.1. The most recent gross margin is 33.20% and their operating margin is -39.20%. The profit margin is -29.30%.

ConocoPhillips has seen returns on assets of -7.10%, and on investment, -6.50%. Return on equity is -17.60%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.06, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.32 and Price/cash is 11.94, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are -4.50% and -4.59% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -29.23% and the 52 week low is 29.46%.

ConocoPhillips has a dividend yield of 3.74%, with a current price of 39.73. 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. ConocoPhillips is based in USA.

Performance in the Independent Oil & Gas industry means that ConocoPhillips has seen performance for the past week of -5.63%, with performance for the month coming to -7.71%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -9.15%, and for the half year the performance is -17.81%. Volatility for this week is 2.81% and for the month this is 2.13%.

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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