Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)

Chevron is the fifth-largest integrated energy company in the world. Headquartered in San Ramon, California, and conducting business in approximately 180 countries, this highly competitive corporation is engaged in every aspect of the oil and natural gas industry, including exploration and production; refining, marketing and transportation; chemicals manufacturing and sales; and power generation.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)’s Financial Overview

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) surged 2.03% yesterday to close its trading session at $111.56. The company has 1 year Price Target of $114.63. Chevron Corporation has 52-Week high of $112.98 and 52-Week Low of $75.33. The stock touched its 52-Week High on Nov 30, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016. The stock traded with the volume of 17.26 Million shares yesterday. The firm shows the market capitalization of $210.6 Billion.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) reported its last quarterly earnings on Sep 16 where the firm reported its Actual EPS of $0.49/share against the analyst consensus estimate of $0.37/share. The difference between the actual and expected EPS is $0.12 a share with a surprise factor of 32.4%.

The firm is trading with SMA20 of 3.75 Percent, SMA50 of 8.06 Percent and SMA200 of 13.16 percent. Chevron Corporation has P/S value of 1.95 while its P/B value stands at 1.42. Similarly, the company has Return on Assets of -0.6 percent, Return on Equity of -1 percent and Return on Investment of -0.1 Percent. The company shows Gross Margin and Operating Margin of 40.9 percent and -7 percent respectively.

Many brokerage firms are involved in issuing their ratings on Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX). On 15-Nov-16 CLSA Upgrade Chevron Corporation Stock  to Buy. Another firm also rated the stock on 1-Nov-16 where Morgan Stanley Upgrade the stock to Overweight.

The Stock currently has Analyst’ mean Recommendation of 2.1 where the scale is from 1 to 5, 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Sell.

The 24 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Chevron have a median target of 117.00, with a high estimate of 130.00 and a low estimate of 90.00. The median estimate represents a +4.88% increase from the last price of 111.56.

Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, hasn’t provided us with the upcoming earnings report date.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX)

Freeport-McMoRan is engaged in mineral exploration and development, mining and milling of copper, gold, and silver in Indonesia, and the smelting and refining of copper concentrates in Spain and Indonesia.  They are the world’s lowest-cost copper producer and one of the world’s largest producers of copper and gold. FCX’s operations are conducted through its subsidiaries, P.T. Freeport Indonesia (PT-FI), P.T. IRJA Eastern Minerals Corporation (Eastern Mining) and through Atlantic Copper, S.A. (Atlantic).

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX)’s Financial Outlook

The 19 analysts offering 12-month price forecasts for Freeport-McMoRan Inc have a median target of 11.00, with a high estimate of 16.00 and a low estimate of 3.80. The median estimate represents a -28.34% decrease from the last price of 15.35.

Freeport-McMoran, Inc. is estimated to report earnings on  01/24/2017. The upcoming earnings date is derived from an algorithm based on a company’s historical reporting dates.Our vendor, Zacks Investment Research, might revise this date in the future, once the company announces the actual earnings date. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 8 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.25.  The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $-0.02.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.88. (The Scale is from 1-5 where 1 means Strong Buy and 5 means Strong Sell).

The Stock gained 2.54% and closed its last trading session at $15.35. The company has the market capitalization of $20.9 Billion. The stock has 52-week high of $16.42 and 52-Week low of $3.52. The firm touched its 52-Week high on Nov 23, 2016 and 52-Week low on Jan 20, 2016. The company has volume of 41.68 Million shares. The company has a total of 1.36 Billion shares outstanding.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (NYSE:FCX) in the last quarter reported its actual EPS of $0.13/share where the analyst estimated EPS was $0.18/share. The difference between the actual and Estimated EPS is $-0.05. This shows a surprise factor of -27.8 percent.

The company has YTD performance of 126.74 percent. Beta for Freeport-McMoRan Inc. stands at 2.64 while its ATR (average true range) is 0.66. The company has Weekly Volatility of 4.97%% and Monthly Volatility of 4.48%%.

Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has distance from 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 13.89%, Distance from 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 32.31 percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 38.82%.

The Company currently has ROA (Return on Assets) of -19.8 percent, Return on Equity (ROE) of -168.4 Percent and Return on Investment (ROI) of -40.5% with Gross margin of 2.2 percent and Operating & Profit margin of -52.9% and -59.8% respectively.