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ConocoPhillips is an oil & gas e&p business based in the US. ConocoPhillips shares (COP) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. ConocoPhillips employs 9,700 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$25.1 billion.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, ConocoPhillips's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was USD$35.87, which is 38.62% down on its pre-crash value of USD$58.44 and 72.12% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$20.84.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of ConocoPhillips shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$414.90 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$606.20.
|Latest market close||USD$35.87|
|52-week range||USD$20.84 - USD$67.13|
|50-day moving average||USD$37.435|
|200-day moving average||USD$38.4447|
|Wall St. target price||USD$50.36|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.68 (4.66%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$2.095|
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|1 week (2020-09-14)||7.01%|
|1 month (2020-08-21)||-6.00%|
|3 months (2020-06-22)||-17.65%|
|6 months (2020-03-20)||33.64%|
|1 year (2019-09-20)||-41.02%|
|2 years (2018-09-21)||-52.98%|
|3 years (2017-09-21)||-26.33%|
|5 years (2015-09-21)||-26.42%|
Valuing ConocoPhillips stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of ConocoPhillips's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
ConocoPhillips's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, ConocoPhillips shares trade at around 18x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
ConocoPhillips's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$8.4 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a ConocoPhillips's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$25.1 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||11.12%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$16.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.6%|
|Return on equity TTM||7.38%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$38.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 9.3 million ConocoPhillips shares held short by investors – that's known as ConocoPhillips's "short interest". This figure is 10.9% down from 10.5 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting ConocoPhillips shares can be evaluated.
ConocoPhillips's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of ConocoPhillips shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of ConocoPhillips shares traded daily (recently around 6.2 million). ConocoPhillips's SIR currently stands at 1.51. In other words for every 100,000 ConocoPhillips shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1510 shares are currently held short.
However ConocoPhillips's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of ConocoPhillips shares, or, against the total number of tradable ConocoPhillips shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case ConocoPhillips's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 ConocoPhillips shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0087% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable ConocoPhillips shares, roughly 9 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against ConocoPhillips.
Find out more about how you can short ConocoPhillips stock.
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like ConocoPhillips.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 32.38
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and ConocoPhillips's overall score of 32.38 (as at 08/01/2020) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 60th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like ConocoPhillips is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Environmental score: 20.53/100
ConocoPhillips's environmental score of 20.53 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that ConocoPhillips is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 12.84/100
ConocoPhillips's social score of 12.84 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that ConocoPhillips is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 13.01/100
ConocoPhillips's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that ConocoPhillips is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. ConocoPhillips scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that ConocoPhillips has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
|Total ESG score||32.38|
|Total ESG percentile||59.86|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||2|
Dividend payout ratio: 76.25% of net profits
Recently ConocoPhillips has paid out, on average, around 76.25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), ConocoPhillips shareholders could enjoy a 4.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ConocoPhillips's case, that would currently equate to about $1.68 per share.
ConocoPhillips's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
ConocoPhillips's most recent dividend payout was on 1 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 July 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
ConocoPhillips's shares were split on a 1311791:10 basis on 1 May 2012. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1311791 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your ConocoPhillips shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 100% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for ConocoPhillips shares which in turn could have impacted ConocoPhillips's share price.
Over the last 12 months, ConocoPhillips's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.84 up to $67.13. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while ConocoPhillips's is 1.6427. This would suggest that ConocoPhillips's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids worldwide. The company primarily engages in the conventional and tight oil reservoirs, shale gas, heavy oil, LNG, oil sands, and other production operations. Its portfolio includes unconventional plays in North America; conventional assets in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia; various LNG developments; oil sands assets in Canada; and an inventory of conventional and unconventional exploration prospects. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
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