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Is Cimarex Energy Co.(NYSE: XEC), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 9/25/2002. Cimarex Energy Co. is in the Independent Oil & Gas industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Cimarex Energy Co., is 825.07, and so far today it has a volume of 841000. Performance year to date since the 9/25/2002 is 38.97%.

To help you determine whether Cimarex Energy Co. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 37.05. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Cimarex Energy Co. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 9.74 and the P/B ratio is 4.91. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 18.33 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Cimarex Energy Co. is trading at, 123.8 (-3.27% today), Cimarex Energy Co. has a dividend yield of 0.26%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -19.89, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 456.83% after growing -547.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 55.10%, and -29.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 94.99, and the number of shares float is 93.58. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.90%, and institutional ownership is at 93.80%. The float short is 2.49%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.83. Management has seen a return on assets of -35.20%, and also a return on investment of -55.10%.

The ability for Cimarex Energy Co., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.3, and quick ratio is 2.2. Long term debt/equity is 0.64 and total debt/equity is 0.64. In terms of margins, Cimarex Energy Co. has a gross margin of 58.70%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Cimarex Energy Co. has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -9.60%, with 70.69% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -2.10% and the 200 day simple moving average is 15.72%.

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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