ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids worldwide. More Details
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Mediocre balance sheet unattractive dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has ConocoPhillips's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: COP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: COP's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: COP underperformed the US Oil and Gas industry which returned 35.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COP underperformed the US Market which returned 38.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is ConocoPhillips's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StThe Chief Accounting Officer of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), Kontessa Haynes-Welsh, Just Sold 99% Of Their Holding
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Fair Value Of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Shareholders Should Examine ConocoPhillips' (NYSE:COP) CEO Compensation Package More Closely
Is ConocoPhillips undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: COP ($57.53) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($57.26)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COP is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (3256.2x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (17.6x).
PE vs Market: COP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (3256.2x) compared to the US market (18.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: COP is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (382.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COP's PB Ratio (1.8x) is in line with the US Oil and Gas industry average.
How is ConocoPhillips forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 17 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: COP's forecast earnings growth (8.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: COP's earnings (8.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (15.7% per year).
High Growth Earnings: COP's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: COP's revenue (0.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COP's revenue (0.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: COP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.9%).
How has ConocoPhillips performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: COP has a large one-off gain of $1.6B impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: COP's current net profit margins (0.09%) are lower than last year (11.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COP has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 43.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: COP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: COP had negative earnings growth (-99.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Oil and Gas industry average (-42.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: COP's Return on Equity (0.09%) is considered low.
How is ConocoPhillips's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COP's short term assets ($14.6B) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: COP's short term assets ($14.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($33.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COP's debt to equity ratio (43.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: COP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 74.8% to 43.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: COP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.5%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if COP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is ConocoPhillips's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: COP's dividend (2.99%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.31%).
High Dividend: COP's dividend (2.99%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.49%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: COP's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: COP's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (9621.9%), COP's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: COP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (48.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ryan Lance (58 yo)
Mr. Ryan M. Lance has been Chief Executive Officer at ConocoPhillips Company and ConocoPhillips since May 2012. He has been the Chairman of ConocoPhillips Company and ConocoPhillips since May 2012. He has ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ryan's total compensation ($USD28.05M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ryan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: COP's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: COP's board of directors are considered experienced (5.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: COP insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 25.8%.
ConocoPhillips's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ConocoPhillips
- Ticker: COP
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1917
- Industry: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: US$77.632b
- Shares outstanding: 1.35b
- Website: https://www.conocophillips.com
Number of Employees
- 925 North Eldridge Parkway
- United States
ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids worldwide. The company primarily engages in the conventi...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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