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NEW YORK (
) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $120.44, above its previous 52-week high of $120.26 with 1.4 million shares traded as of 11:02 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 5.5 million shares over the past 30 days.
Chevron has a market cap of $231.43 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.
Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in petroleum, chemicals, mining, power generation, and energy operations worldwide. It operates in two segments, Upstream and Downstream. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Chevron as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full
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