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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, PBR

Friday February 24th 2017: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, PBR is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in Brazil, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, PBRĀ  has a market cap of 59795.53. Since its IPO date on the 08/10/2000, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, PBR performance year to date is -8.41%. Today Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, PBR has gained 1.40%, with a current price of 9.39.

Ownership of the company is 39.80% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 12.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -1.80%, with return on investment at 2.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, PBR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.41. While Total debt/equity is 1.52. With a profit margin of -5.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 31.80%, and operating margin of 6.10%. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.8, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, PBR has seen a EPS growth of 57.40%. A performance for the year of 40.30%. The 52-week high is -25.24%, and the 52-week low is 72.29%. The average volume for Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, PBR is 16238410.

With a target price of 11.67, can Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, PBR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, PBR. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 9.95. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.67 and 0.76 respectively. For P/cash, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras has a value of 2.62, while it is 4.65 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 9.39, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of -5.70%.

Looking more long-term Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of 43.67% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 57.40% for this year and for the last five years a -22.30% 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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