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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX)?

The company in question is, WPX Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WPX) currently with a stock price of 12.49 (-0.32% today). The market cap for WPX Energy, Inc. is 4521.45, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Independent Oil & Gas industry. The target price for WPX Energy, Inc. is 14.54. Currently WPX Energy, Inc. is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of *TBA. Average volume for WPX Energy, Inc. is 9070.41 and so far today it is 2921331.

Performance in the last year for WPX Energy, Inc. has been 45.70%. For EPS growth, WPX Energy, Inc. has seen a growth of -62.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 23.50%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -8.00% over the last five years and could be *TBA for the next five years. WPX Energy, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -10.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -778.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.37%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 44.70%.

Since the IPO date for WPX Energy, Inc. on the 12/12/2011, WPX Energy, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 118.29%. With WPX Energy, Inc. trading at 12.49, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -6.79.

So could WPX Energy, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 3.26 and the P/B is at 1.07. The P/cash is 4.39, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

WPX Energy, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 1.9. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.73, and total debt/equity at 0.78.

In terms of margins, WPX Energy, Inc. has a gross margin of 80.90%, an operating margin of *TBA and a profit margin of *TBA.Payout ratio for WPX Energy, Inc. is *TBA. Return on assets come to -22.60% with return on investment coming to -22.70%.

Insider ownership for WPX Energy, Inc., is at 0.80% and institutional ownership comes to 98.70%. Outstanding shares are at 360.85. While shares float is 341.45. The float short is currently 11.28%, and short ratio is 4.25.

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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