ConocoPhillips [NYSE: COP] stock went up by 2.01% or 1.13 points up from its previous closing price of $56.35. The stock reached $57.48 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, COP share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way gaining +7.11% in the period of the last 7 days.
COP had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $56.97, at one point touching $55.5844. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $56.97. The 52-week high currently stands at $80.24 distance from the present share price, noting recovery -21.16% after the recent low of $50.13.
ConocoPhillips [NYSE:COP]: Analyst Rating and Earnings
Its stock price has been found in the range of 50.13 to 80.24. This is compared to its latest closing price of $56.35.
Keep your eyes peeled for the next scheduled financial results to be made public for this company, which are scheduled to be released on Tue 29 Oct (In 46 Days).
Fundamental Analysis of ConocoPhillips [COP]
Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for ConocoPhillips [COP] sitting at +25.11 and its Gross Margin at +29.09, this company’s Net Margin is now 19.40%. These measurements indicate that ConocoPhillips [COP] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.
This company’s Return on Total Capital is 18.73, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 12.60%. Its Return on Equity is 20.01, and its Return on Assets is 8.73. These metrics all suggest that ConocoPhillips is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.
Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, ConocoPhillips [COP] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 46.86. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 31.91, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 21.39. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 7.26, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 46.51.
What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 4.49 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 0.99. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.89, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.18. ConocoPhillips [COP] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.22, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 5.67 and P/E Ratio of 9.28. These metrics all suggest that ConocoPhillips is more likely to generate a positive ROI.
Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, ConocoPhillips [COP] earns $3,367,778 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 8.67 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.51. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.66 and its Current Ratio is 1.79. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.
ConocoPhillips [COP] has 1.13B shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $63.45B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 50.13 to 80.24. At its current price, it has moved down by -28.36% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 14.67% from its 52-week low.
This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.02, which indicates that it is 2.54% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 62.83. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.
Conclusion: Is ConocoPhillips [COP] a Reliable Buy?
Shares of ConocoPhillips [COP], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.