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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX)?

The company in question is, Newfield Exploration Co. (NYSE:NFX) currently with a stock price of 42.63 (-1.19% today). The market cap for Newfield Exploration Co. is 8571.92, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The target price for Newfield Exploration Co. is 52.59. Currently Newfield Exploration Co. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 34.29. Average volume for Newfield Exploration Co. is 2633.14 and so far today it is 661706.

Performance in the last year for Newfield Exploration Co. has been 12.02%. For EPS growth, Newfield Exploration Co. has seen a growth of -548.90%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 67.29%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -49.30% over the last five years and could be 35.29% for the next five years. Newfield Exploration Co. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -18.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 44.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -3.09%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 14.54%.

Since the IPO date for Newfield Exploration Co. on the 11/12/1993, Newfield Exploration Co. has seen performance year to date to be 32.49%. With Newfield Exploration Co. trading at 42.63, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -18.49.

So could Newfield Exploration Co., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 6.11 and the P/B is at 9.8. The P/cash is 51.95, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

Newfield Exploration Co. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 2.79, and total debt/equity at 2.79.

In terms of margins, Newfield Exploration Co. has a gross margin of 78.80%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for Newfield Exploration Co. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -65.80% with return on investment coming to -90.40%.

Insider ownership for Newfield Exploration Co., is at 0.70% and institutional ownership comes to 99.00%. Outstanding shares are at 198.7. While shares float is 197.77. The float short is currently 3.83%, and short ratio is 2.88.

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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