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Is China Petroleum & Chemical Corp.(NYSE: SNP), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE: SNP) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/18/2000. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. is in the Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., is 107.78, and so far today it has a volume of 151300. Performance year to date since the 10/18/2000 is 32.52%.

To help you determine whether China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 16.81 and forward P/E is 15.22. PEG perhaps more useful shows that China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. has a value for PEG of 8.4. P/S ratio is 0.31 and the P/B ratio is 0.91. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.61 and 6.5 respectively.

At the current price China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. is trading at, 77.16 (1.39% today), China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. has a dividend yield of 2.72%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 78.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.59, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.07% after growing -32.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 205.60%, and -13.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1193.55, and the number of shares float is 292.98. The senior management bring insider ownership to 76.20%, and institutional ownership is at 3.80%. The float short is 0.05%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.28. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.60%, and also a return on investment of 4.80%.

The ability for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.4. Long term debt/equity is 0.2 and total debt/equity is 0.36. In terms of margins, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. has a gross margin of 27.30%, with its operating margin at 3.30%, and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. has a profit margin of 1.90%.

The 52 week high is 1.09%, with 64.64% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 8.67% and the 200 day simple moving average is 19.47%.

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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