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COP : NYSE : Basic Materials
$49.08 up 0.39 | 0.8%
Today's Range: 48.63 - 49.65
Avg. Daily Volume: 6800300.0
09/22/17 - 3:59 PM ET

Financial Analysis

CONOCOPHILLIPS's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. CONOCOPHILLIPS has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.51 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 19.33% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)6781.05348.0
EBITDA ($mil)2138.01175.0
EBIT ($mil)377.0-1531.0
Net Income ($mil)-3440.0-1071.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)11800.04152.0
Total Assets ($mil)78004.096054.0
Total Debt ($mil)23468.028677.0
Equity ($mil)30286.037544.0

Profitability Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Gross Profit Margin34.4231.86
EBITDA Margin31.5221.97
Operating Margin5.56-28.63
Sales Turnover0.350.25
Return on Assets-5.03-7.35
Return on Equity-12.97-18.8
Debt Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Current Ratio2.01.26
Interest Expense335.0355.0
Interest Coverage1.13-4.31

Share Data Q2 FY17 Q2 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)1216.951238.51
Div / share0.270.25
Book value / share24.8930.31
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume6965754.08367784.0


HOLD. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. To use another comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.84 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.10 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 475.26. The price-to-sales ratio is below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CONOCOPHILLIPS proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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COP NM Peers 54.14   COP 8.97 Peers 11.41

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

COP's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

COP is trading at a discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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COP 37.57 Peers 53.05   COP NA Peers 0.57

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

COP is trading at a significant premium to its peers.


Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

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  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
COP 1.84 Peers 475.26   COP 44.12 Peers 184.28

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

COP is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, COP is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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COP 2.03 Peers 2.13   COP 14.56 Peers 21.12

Average. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

COP is trading at a valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

COP significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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