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Is Canadian Natural Resources Limited(NYSE: CNQ), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE: CNQ) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 7/31/2000. Canadian Natural Resources Limited is in the Independent Oil & Gas industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Canadian Natural Resources Limited, is 2314.04, and so far today it has a volume of 1915200. Performance year to date since the 7/31/2000 is 44.61%.

To help you determine whether Canadian Natural Resources Limited is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 25.8. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Canadian Natural Resources Limited has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 4.17 and the P/B ratio is 1.7. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 76.68 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Canadian Natural Resources Limited is trading at, 31.17 (0.39% today), Canadian Natural Resources Limited has a dividend yield of 2.25%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -0.3, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 252.50% after growing -116.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 16.60%, and -25.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1102.57, and the number of shares float is 1069.62. The senior management bring insider ownership to 3.30%, and institutional ownership is at 66.60%. The float short is 1.43%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.63. Management has seen a return on assets of -0.70%, and also a return on investment of -1.40%.

The ability for Canadian Natural Resources Limited, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.7, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.57 and total debt/equity is 0.66. In terms of margins, Canadian Natural Resources Limited has a gross margin of 39.70%, with its operating margin at -10.30%, and Canadian Natural Resources Limited has a profit margin of -4.00%.

The 52 week high is -5.37%, with 116.23% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.11% and the 200 day simple moving average is 18.87%.

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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