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Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 20033.9. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Continental Resources, Inc. is 52.4 (with a change from open of 0.02%), this in conjunction with a target price of 53.44. Volume today has so far reached 1354541, with an average volume of about 2931.81. The GAP for this stock, is -0.34%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 221.81. The current EPS for Continental Resources, Inc., is -1.46, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -136.30%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 128.76%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Continental Resources, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 130.00% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be *TBA. Quarter over quarter is *TBA for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -43.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -31.50%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 26.10%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.50% and institutional ownership is 24.30%. Shares outstanding is 381.09, while shares float is at a value of 86.38. Float short for Continental Resources, Inc. is 23.53% and the short ratio is 6.93.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.64, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.64. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.8. The most recent gross margin is 92.00% and their operating margin is -25.20%. The profit margin is -25.00%.

Continental Resources, Inc. has seen returns on assets of -3.70%, and on investment, -0.40%. Return on equity is -11.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 9.26, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.46 and Price/cash is 1206.86, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 7.83% and 42.35% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -4.85% and the 52 week low is 275.90%.

Continental Resources, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, with a current price of 52.4. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Independent Oil & Gas, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Continental Resources, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Independent Oil & Gas industry means that Continental Resources, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -2.47%, with performance for the month coming to 12.31%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 16.00%, and for the half year the performance is 56.69%. Volatility for this week is 2.36% and for the month this is 3.54%.

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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