Short Report on Chevron Stock

Chevron logged a -0.5% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $163.16 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 2.0%. CVX's trading volume is 7,689,938 compared to the stock's average volume of 7,305,782.

Chevron trades -13.36% away from its average analyst target price of $188.32 per share. The 25 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $165.0 to $215.0, and on average have given Chevron a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying CVX should be aware of the facts below:

  • Chevron's current price is 41.4% above its Graham number of $115.4, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Chevron has moved 4.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 20.0%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 15.77, Chevron has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 10.3 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • CVX has a forward P/E ratio of 11.1 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $14.69 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -1.55 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Chevron is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.92 compared to its sector average of 1.68

  • Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the integrated energy and chemicals operations in the United States and internationally.

  • Based in San Ramon, the company has 43,846 full time employees and a market cap of $311.24 Billion. Chevron currently returns an annual dividend yield of 3.6%.

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