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Morning Stock Stories: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, (SNP)

Friday February 24th 2017: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Major Integrated Oil & Gas in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in China, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP  has a market cap of 107.66 B. Since its IPO date on the 10/18/2000, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP performance year to date is 12.08%. Today China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP has gained -3.02%, with a current price of 77.2.

Ownership of the company is 76.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 3.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 78.40%. Return of assets are at 2.60%, with return on investment at 6.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.2. While Total debt/equity is 0.36. With a profit margin of 1.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 27.10%, and operating margin of 3.10%. China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.4.

For the last year China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP has seen a EPS growth of 43.30%. A performance for the year of 8.17%. The 52-week high is -9.05%, and the 52-week low is 13.83%. The average volume for China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP is 7575.

With a target price of 105.7, can China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP. China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation has a P/E of 11.47 and a forward P/E of 11.9. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.37. China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.35 and 0.96 respectively. For P/cash, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation has a value of 11.46, while it is 7.76 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 77.2, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.60%. We see a return on equity of 5.40%.

Looking more long-term China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 3.40%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.94% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 43.30% for this year and for the last five years a -9.20% 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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