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Is Continental Resources, Inc.(NYSE: CLR), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Continental Resources, Inc. (NYSE: CLR) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/15/2007. Continental Resources, Inc. is in the Independent Oil & Gas industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Continental Resources, Inc., is 2996.2, and so far today it has a volume of 2519300. Performance year to date since the 5/15/2007 is 136.38%.

To help you determine whether Continental Resources, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 233.13. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Continental Resources, Inc. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 9.23 and the P/B ratio is 4.61. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 1202.8 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Continental Resources, Inc. is trading at, 54.32 (0.78% today), Continental Resources, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -1.46, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 128.80% after growing -136.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is *TBA, and -43.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 367.57, and the number of shares float is 86.38. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.50%, and institutional ownership is at 24.10%. The float short is 23.53%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.78. Management has seen a return on assets of -3.70%, and also a return on investment of -0.40%.

The ability for Continental Resources, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 1.64 and total debt/equity is 1.64. In terms of margins, Continental Resources, Inc. has a gross margin of 92.00%, with its operating margin at -25.20%, and Continental Resources, Inc. has a profit margin of -25.00%.

The 52 week high is -0.04%, with 289.67% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 14.39% and the 200 day simple moving average is 50.74%.

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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