PetroChina Company Limited (NYSE: PTR), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 195.36 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for PetroChina Company Limited is 63.58 (with a change from open of -0.09%), this in conjunction with a target price of 95.7. Volume today has so far reached 153190, with an average volume of about 100.24. The GAP for this stock, is 0.08%.
The P/E ratio is 30.32, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 14.87. The current EPS for PetroChina Company Limited, is 2.1, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -77.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -13.73%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for PetroChina Company Limited, EPS is looking like it will grow 57.46% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 31.80%. Quarter over quarter is 137.50% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 39.90%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -43.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -4.20%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 86.40% and institutional ownership is 2.00%. Shares outstanding is 3072.59, while shares float is at a value of 208.07. Float short for PetroChina Company Limited is 0.09% and the short ratio is 1.9.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.25, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.41. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.7, and the quick ratio is 0.5. The most recent gross margin is 39.10% and their operating margin is 4.70%. The profit margin is 1.60%.
PetroChina Company Limited has seen returns on assets of 1.10%, and on investment, 2.60%. Return on equity is 2.30%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 0.95. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.76, with Price/book ratio coming to 0.69 and Price/cash is 13.16, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 14.82.
The simple moving averages are -3.92% and -11.18% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -22.27% and the 52 week low is 0.78%.
PetroChina Company Limited has a dividend yield of 1.73%, with a current price of 63.58. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 14.90%. This is in an industry, Major Integrated Oil & Gas, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. PetroChina Company Limited is based in China.
Performance in the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry means that PetroChina Company Limited has seen performance for the past week of -1.06%, with performance for the month coming to -6.40%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -15.99%, and for the half year the performance is -5.05%. Volatility for this week is 1.07% and for the month this is 0.92%.
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