Here Are Some Essential Facts About Chevron (CVX)

Shares of Large-cap energy company Chevron moved 0.6 this afternoon, and are now trading at $142.83 per share. On the other hand, the average analyst target price for the stock is $178.17.

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

Potential Chevron Investors Should Analyze the Following:

  • Chevron has moved -22.0% over the last year.

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -1.66. A number between 0 and 1 could mean that the market is undervaluing Chevron's estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.63

  • Chevron currently returns an annual dividend yield of 4.2%.

Understanding Chevron's Operating Margins

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Operating Expenses ($ k) Operating Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 222,806,000 180,833,000 19 -5.0
2022 246,252,000 196,578,000 20 53.85
2021 162,465,000 140,826,000 13 262.5
2020 94,692,000 102,145,000 -8 -300.0
2019 146,516,000 140,980,000 4 -66.67
2018 166,339,000 145,764,000 12

Over the last 6 years, Chevron's operating margins have averaged only 10.0%, with a high coefficient of variability of 2035.1%. On the other hand, we note that the firm's margins are growing at a 7.8% compounded average yearly rate.

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