How to buy Concho Resources shares

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Concho Resources Inc (CXO) is a leading oil & gas e&p business based in the US. Concho Resources is listed on the NYSE and employs 1,453 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Concho Resources

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: CXO in this case.
  5. Research Concho Resources shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Concho Resources shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Concho Resources share price

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Concho Resources shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range$32.7408 - $81.687
50-day moving average $62.1263
200-day moving average $52.3914
Wall St. target price$64.88
PE ratio 12.0598
Dividend yield $0.8 (1.22%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $6.355
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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
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£0
Zero platform fee
Join and receive a free share worth up to £100
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IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Concho Resources stock?

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Is Concho Resources under- or over-valued?

Valuing Concho Resources stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Concho Resources's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Concho Resources's P/E ratio

Concho Resources's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, Concho Resources shares trade at around 12x 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.

Concho Resources's PEG ratio

Concho Resources's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.6815. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Concho Resources's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Concho Resources's EBITDA

Concho Resources's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $2.7 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Concho Resources's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Concho Resources financials

Revenue TTM $3.3 billion
Gross profit TTM $3.5 billion
Return on assets TTM -30.69%
Return on equity TTM -77.91%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $40.032
Market capitalisation $12.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Concho Resources shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "CXO.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 5.9 million Concho Resources shares held short by investors – that's known as Concho Resources's "short interest". This figure is 17.5% down from 7.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Concho Resources shares can be evaluated.

Concho Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Concho Resources's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Concho Resources shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Concho Resources shares traded daily (recently around 2.1 million). Concho Resources's SIR currently stands at 2.82. In other words for every 100,000 Concho Resources shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2820 shares are currently held short.

However Concho Resources's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Concho Resources shares, or, against the total number of tradable Concho Resources shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Concho Resources's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Concho Resources shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.0342% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Concho Resources shares, roughly 34 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 Concho Resources.

Find out more about how you can short Concho Resources stock.

Concho Resources's environmental, social and governance track record

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 Concho Resources.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Concho Resources's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 52.91

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Concho Resources's overall score of 52.91 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 100th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Concho Resources 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.).

Concho Resources's environmental score

Environmental score: 27.42/100

Concho Resources's environmental score of 27.42 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Concho Resources is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Concho Resources's social score

Social score: 17.44/100

Concho Resources's social score of 17.44 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Concho Resources is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Concho Resources's governance score

Governance score: 13.05/100

Concho Resources's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Concho Resources is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Concho Resources's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Concho Resources scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Concho Resources has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Concho Resources Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 52.91
Total ESG percentile 99.56
Environmental score 27.42
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 17.44
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 13.05
Governance score percentile 5
Level of controversy 1

Concho Resources share dividends

19%

Dividend payout ratio: 18.56% of net profits

Recently Concho Resources has paid out, on average, around 18.56% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.22% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Concho Resources shareholders could enjoy a 1.22% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Concho Resources's case, that would currently equate to about $0.8 per share.

While Concho Resources's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Concho Resources is investing more in its future growth.

Concho Resources's most recent dividend payout was on 18 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 November 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Concho Resources share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Concho Resources's shares have ranged in value from as little as $32.7408 up to $81.687. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CXO.US volatility(beta: 1.99)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Concho Resources's is 1.9869. This would suggest that Concho Resources's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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Concho Resources overview

As of January 15, 2021, Concho Resources Inc. was acquired by ConocoPhillips. Concho Resources Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company, engages in the acquisition, development, and exploration of oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The company's principal operating areas are located in the Permian Basin of West Texas and southeast New Mexico. As of December 31, 2019, its estimated proved reserves totaled 1.0 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Midland, Texas.

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