What ConocoPhillips (COP) Investors Need to Know

More and more people are talking about ConocoPhillips over the last few weeks. Is it worth buying the Oil & Gas Integrated stock at a price of $111.94? Only time will tell. The information below will give you a basic idea of what this investment may entail:

  • ConocoPhillips has moved -1.6% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 16.2%

  • COP has an average analyst rating of buy and is -19.74% away from its mean target price of $139.46 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $9.18

  • ConocoPhillips has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 12.2 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $10.66 and its forward P/E ratio is 10.5

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 2.78 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • ConocoPhillips is part of the Energy sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 8.53 and an average P/B of 1.78

  • COP has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of -34.6% and gross profit margins of 0.5%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $6.42 Billion, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids in the United States and internationally. The company's 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 global exploration prospects. ConocoPhillips was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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