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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Cimarex Energy Co., XEC

Cimarex Energy Co., XEC is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Independent Oil & Gas in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Cimarex Energy Co., XEC  has a market cap of 13250.06. Since its IPO date on the 9/25/2002, Cimarex Energy Co., XEC performance year to date is 55.55%. Today Cimarex Energy Co., XEC has gained -0.66%, with a current price of 138.57.

Ownership of the company is 0.90% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 93.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -35.20%, with return on investment at -55.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Cimarex Energy Co., XEC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.64. While Total debt/equity is 0.64. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 58.70%, and operating margin of *TBA. Cimarex Energy Co. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.3, while the quick ratio is 2.2.

For the last year Cimarex Energy Co., XEC has seen a EPS growth of -547.00%. A performance for the year of 13.93%. The 52-week high is -1.17%, and the 52-week low is 91.05%. The average volume for Cimarex Energy Co., XEC is 668000.

With a target price of 143.56, can Cimarex Energy Co., XEC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Cimarex Energy Co., XEC. Cimarex Energy Co. has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 41.74. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Cimarex Energy Co. also has a P/S and a P/B of 10.98 and 5.5 respectively. For P/cash, Cimarex Energy Co. has a value of 20.65, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 138.57, Cimarex Energy Co. has a dividend yield of 0.23%. We see a return on equity of -66.10%.

Looking more long-term Cimarex Energy Co., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 1.50%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 444.26% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -547.00% for this year and for the last five years a -42.40% 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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