What Do You Need to Know About Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ) Before Investing?

Canadian Natural Resources logged a -1.9% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $63.46 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -0.0%. CNQ's trading volume is 410,930 compared to the stock's average volume of 3,269,600.

Canadian Natural Resources trades -15.05% away from its average analyst target price of $74.7 per share. The 10 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $70.32 to $78.46, and on average have given Canadian Natural Resources a rating of buy.

If you are considering an investment in CNQ, you'll want to know the following:

  • Canadian Natural Resources has moved 23.4% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 22.5%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 4.79, Canadian Natural Resources has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 13.2 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • CNQ has a forward P/E ratio of 9.3 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $6.79 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -21.08 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Canadian Natural Resources is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.74 compared to its sector average of 1.78

  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited acquires, explores for, develops, produces, markets, and sells crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs).

  • Based in Calgary, the company has 10,035 full time employees and a market cap of $69.0 Billion. Canadian Natural Resources currently returns an annual dividend yield of 5.5%.

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