The company in question is, Ecopetrol SA (NYSE:EC) currently with a stock price of 8.32 (0.00% today). The market cap for Ecopetrol SA is 17755.96, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Major Integrated Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Ecopetrol SA is 7.89. Currently Ecopetrol SA is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 6.37. Average volume for Ecopetrol SA is 904.67 and so far today it is 555800.
Performance in the last year for Ecopetrol SA has been -11.40%. For EPS growth, Ecopetrol SA has seen a growth of -169.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 265.83%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -19.90% over the last five years and could be 6.60% for the next five years. Ecopetrol SA has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -16.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -47.70%. The 20-day simple moving average is -6.32%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.48%.
Since the IPO date for Ecopetrol SA on the 9/18/2008, Ecopetrol SA has seen performance year to date to be 18.69%. With Ecopetrol SA trading at 8.32, the dividend yield is 12.50%, and the EPS is -0.75.
So could Ecopetrol SA, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.08 and the P/B is at 1.13. The P/cash is 5.32, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.
Ecopetrol SA ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.09, and total debt/equity at 1.2.
In terms of margins, Ecopetrol SA has a gross margin of 27.50%, an operating margin of -0.80% and a profit margin of -9.30%.Payout ratio for Ecopetrol SA is *TBA. Return on assets come to -3.80% with return on investment coming to 0.90%.
Insider ownership for Ecopetrol SA, is at 1.00% and institutional ownership comes to 2.30%. Outstanding shares are at 2134.13. While shares float is 223.54. The float short is currently 3.86%, and short ratio is 9.53.