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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Chevron Corporation, CVX

Chevron Corporation, CVX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Major Integrated Oil & Gas in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Chevron Corporation, CVX  has a market cap of 188342.93. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1970, Chevron Corporation, CVX performance year to date is 14.45%. Today Chevron Corporation, CVX has gained -0.07%, with a current price of 100.54.

Ownership of the company is 0.04% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 63.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 617.10%. Return of assets are at 0.50%, with return on investment at -0.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Chevron Corporation, CVX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.22. While Total debt/equity is 0.28. With a profit margin of 1.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 41.10%, and operating margin of -3.30%. Chevron Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 0.9.

For the last year Chevron Corporation, CVX has seen a EPS growth of -75.80%. A performance for the year of 23.85%. The 52-week high is -6.54%, and the 52-week low is 49.68%. The average volume for Chevron Corporation, CVX is 2754049.

With a target price of 110.61, can Chevron Corporation, CVX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Chevron Corporation, CVX. Chevron Corporation has a P/E of 145.81 and a forward P/E of 20.61. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.43. Chevron Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.57 and 1.25 respectively. For P/cash, Chevron Corporation has a value of 21.21, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 100.54, Chevron Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.25%. We see a return on equity of 0.80%.

Looking more long-term Chevron Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 42.47%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 231.36% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -75.80% for this year and for the last five years a -23.70% 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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