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Is Devon Energy Corporation(NYSE: DVN), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/17/1992. Devon Energy Corporation is in the Independent Oil & Gas industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Devon Energy Corporation, is 6412.37, and so far today it has a volume of 5451000. Performance year to date since the 3/17/1992 is 37.77%.

To help you determine whether Devon Energy Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 34.32. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Devon Energy Corporation has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 2 and the P/B ratio is 4.7. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 12.89 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Devon Energy Corporation is trading at, 43.48 (-1.58% today), Devon Energy Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.55%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -28.63, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 537.90% after growing -998.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 56.80%, and -26.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 510.9, and the number of shares float is 497.11. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 77.30%. The float short is 2.53%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.96. Management has seen a return on assets of -42.30%, and also a return on investment of -73.00%.

The ability for Devon Energy Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.4, and quick ratio is 1.4. Long term debt/equity is 2.55 and total debt/equity is 2.62. In terms of margins, Devon Energy Corporation has a gross margin of 83.00%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Devon Energy Corporation has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -8.82%, with 143.97% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.19% and the 200 day simple moving average is 31.61%.

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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