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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE:SNP)?

The company in question is, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (NYSE:SNP) currently with a stock price of 72.88 (0.41% today). The market cap for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. is 86494.31, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. The target price for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. is 82.05. Currently China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. is trading with a P/E of 15.84, and a forward P/E of 11.66. Average volume for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. is 138.42 and so far today it is 12533.

Performance in the last year for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. has been -3.41%. For EPS growth, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. has seen a growth of -32.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 22.90%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -15.70% over the last five years and could be 2.00% for the next five years. China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -13.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 205.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is 5.15%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 13.89%.

Since the IPO date for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. on the 10/18/2000, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. has seen performance year to date to be 22.65%. With China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. trading at 72.88, the dividend yield is 3.21%, and the EPS is 4.58.

So could China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 15.84. The PEG is 7.92, P/S is 0.3 and the P/B is at 0.86. The P/cash is 9.04, with P/free cash flow at 6.12.

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.8, and the quick ratio is 0.4. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.2, and total debt/equity at 0.36.

In terms of margins, China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. has a gross margin of 27.30%, an operating margin of 3.30% and a profit margin of 1.90%.Payout ratio for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. is 78.40%. Return on assets come to 2.60% with return on investment coming to 4.80%.

Insider ownership for China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., is at 76.20% and institutional ownership comes to 2.90%. Outstanding shares are at 1191.71. While shares float is 292.98. The float short is currently 0.06%, and short ratio is 1.32.

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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