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Morning Stock Stories: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, (SNP)

Friday February 24th 2017: China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Major Integrated Oil & Gas in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in China, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP  has a market cap of 103.84 B. Since its IPO date on the 10/18/2000, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP performance year to date is 14.21%. Today China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP has gained -0.39%, with a current price of 81.11.

Ownership of the company is 76.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 3.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 78.40%. Return of assets are at 2.60%, with return on investment at 6.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.2. While Total debt/equity is 0.36. With a profit margin of 1.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 27.10%, and operating margin of 3.10%. China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.4.

For the last year China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP has seen a EPS growth of 43.30%. A performance for the year of 20.90%. The 52-week high is -4.45%, and the 52-week low is 23.91%. The average volume for China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP is 83689.

With a target price of 108.95, can China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, SNP. China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation has a P/E of 11.7 and a forward P/E of 11.64. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.31. China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.34 and 0.98 respectively. For P/cash, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation has a value of 11.06, while it is 7.49 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 81.11, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.51%. We see a return on equity of 5.40%.

Looking more long-term China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.90%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.13% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 43.30% for this year and for the last five years a -9.20% growth has been seen.

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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