Chevron CorpFind Ratings Reports
CHEVRON CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company grew its sales and net income significantly quarter versus same quarter a year prior, and was able to outpace the average competitor in the industry when comparing revenue growth, but not when comparing net income growth. CHEVRON CORP has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.73 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 2.47% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||29847.0||21418.0|
|Net Income ($mil)||2682.0||-725.0|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||6994.0||8879.0|
|Total Assets ($mil)||259111.0||263842.0|
|Total Debt ($mil)||45256.0||42339.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||21.75||17.15|
|Return on Assets||1.12||0.49|
|Return on Equity||1.98||0.86|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||1894.56||1884.7|
|Div / share||1.08||1.07|
|Book value / share||77.38||79.75|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||5437289.0||6513366.0|
BUY. CHEVRON CORP's P/E ratio indicates a significant premium compared to an average of 54.47 for the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.41. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.35 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.04 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 87.40. The price-to-sales ratio is below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount.
|CVX 68.06||Peers 54.47||CVX 12.65||Peers 15.44|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
CVX is trading at a premium to its peers.
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.
CVX is trading at a discount to its peers.
|CVX 19.18||Peers 27.57||CVX NM||Peers 1.09|
Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.
CVX is trading at a valuation on par with 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.
CVX's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|CVX 1.35||Peers 87.40||CVX 121.73||Peers 95.61|
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.
CVX is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
CVX is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|CVX 1.77||Peers 2.23||CVX -1.60||Peers 7.47|
Discount. 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.
CVX is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
CVX significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth