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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE

Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in Canada, Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE  has a market cap of 12726.43. Since its IPO date on the 11/17/2009, Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE performance year to date is 19.65%. Today Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE has gained -0.36%, with a current price of 15.05.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 73.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 45.20%. Return of assets are at 3.00%, with return on investment at 8.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.53. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 6.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 41.20%, and operating margin of 7.60%. Cenovus Energy Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.9, while the quick ratio is 2.4.

For the last year Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE has seen a EPS growth of -23.10%. A performance for the year of 18.34%. The 52-week high is -12.68%, and the 52-week low is 65.33%. The average volume for Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE is 871981.

With a target price of 16.35, can Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Cenovus Energy Inc., CVE. Cenovus Energy Inc. has a P/E of 20.74 and a forward P/E of *TBA. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 0.38. Cenovus Energy Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.42 and 1.38 respectively. For P/cash, Cenovus Energy Inc. has a value of 4.3, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 15.05, Cenovus Energy Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.99%. We see a return on equity of 6.30%.

Looking more long-term Cenovus Energy Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 54.93%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 78.70% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -23.10% for this year and for the last five years a -12.00% 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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