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Is Chevron Corporation(NYSE: CVX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/2/1970. Chevron Corporation is in the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Chevron Corporation, is 6617.33, and so far today it has a volume of 5578097. Performance year to date since the 1/2/1970 is 16.58%.

To help you determine whether Chevron Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 148.52 and forward P/E is 21. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Chevron Corporation has a value for PEG of 3.5. P/S ratio is 1.59 and the P/B ratio is 1.27. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 21.61 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Chevron Corporation is trading at, 99.48 (-2.93% today), Chevron Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.18%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 617.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.69, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 231.36% after growing -75.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -128.30%, and -28.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1872.01, and the number of shares float is 1872.01. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.04%, and institutional ownership is at 63.30%. The float short is 1.90%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.38. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.50%, and also a return on investment of -0.10%.

The ability for Chevron Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.1, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is 0.22 and total debt/equity is 0.28. In terms of margins, Chevron Corporation has a gross margin of 41.10%, with its operating margin at -3.30%, and Chevron Corporation has a profit margin of 1.10%.

The 52 week high is -7.53%, with 48.10% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.33% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.95%.

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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