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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)?

The company in question is, Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) currently with a stock price of 101.98 (-0.68% today). The market cap for Chevron Corporation is 193027.11, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Chevron Corporation is 110.39. Currently Chevron Corporation is trading with a P/E of 148.81, and a forward P/E of 21.02. Average volume for Chevron Corporation is 6635.93 and so far today it is 2797283.

Performance in the last year for Chevron Corporation has been 20.83%. For EPS growth, Chevron Corporation has seen a growth of -75.80%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 231.70%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -23.70% over the last five years and could be 42.64% for the next five years. Chevron Corporation has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -28.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -128.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.81%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 9.92%.

Since the IPO date for Chevron Corporation on the 1/2/1970, Chevron Corporation has seen performance year to date to be 16.81%. With Chevron Corporation trading at 101.98, the dividend yield is 4.17%, and the EPS is 0.69.

So could Chevron Corporation, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 148.81. The PEG is 3.49, P/S is 1.6 and the P/B is at 1.28. The P/cash is 21.74, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Chevron Corporation ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.22, and total debt/equity at 0.28.

In terms of margins, Chevron Corporation has a gross margin of 41.10%, an operating margin of -3.30% and a profit margin of 1.10%.Payout ratio for Chevron Corporation is 617.10%. Return on assets come to 0.50% with return on investment coming to -0.10%.

Insider ownership for Chevron Corporation, is at 0.04% and institutional ownership comes to 63.30%. Outstanding shares are at 1879.89. While shares float is 1879.89. The float short is currently 1.69%, and short ratio is 4.79.

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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