ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas (LNG), and natural gas liquids worldwide.
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Good value with proven track record and pays a dividend.
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's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
US Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
US Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: COP matched the US Oil and Gas industry which returned -56.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: COP underperformed the US Market which returned -11.5% over the past year.
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
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2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHow Does ConocoPhillips's (NYSE:COP) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After The Share Price Drop?
Is ConocoPhillips undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: COP ($29.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($54.77)
Significantly Below Fair Value: COP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: COP is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.5x) compared to the Oil and Gas industry average (7.1x).
PE vs Market: COP is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.5x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: COP's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: COP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the US Oil and Gas industry average (0.5x).
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 earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9% per year).
Earnings vs Market: COP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: COP's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: COP's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: COP's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.3% 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 (10.3%).
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 $2.2B impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: COP's current net profit margins (21.6%) are higher than last year (16.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: COP's earnings have grown significantly by 39.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: COP's earnings growth over the past year (14.9%) is below its 5-year average (39.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: COP earnings growth over the past year (14.9%) exceeded the Oil and Gas industry -11.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: COP's Return on Equity (20.7%) is considered high.
How is ConocoPhillips's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: COP's short term assets ($16.9B) exceed its short term liabilities ($7.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: COP's short term assets ($16.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($28.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: COP's debt to equity ratio (40.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: COP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 43.2% to 40.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: COP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (78.3%).
Interest Coverage: COP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: COP has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: COP's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 1.2x debt).
What is ConocoPhillips's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: COP's dividend (5.74%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.98%).
High Dividend: COP's dividend (5.74%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.45%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: COP's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: COP's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (20.7%), COP's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: COP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (59.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ryan Lance (57yo)
Mr. Ryan M. Lance has been Chief Executive Officer at ConocoPhillips Company since May 2012. Mr. Lance serves as the Chief Executive Officer at ConocoPhillips (U.K.) Limited. He has 28 years of oil and nat ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ryan's total compensation ($USD23.41M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.74M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ryan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||7.83yrs||US$23.41m||0.010% $3.2m|
|Executive VP & CFO||3.92yrs||US$10.27m||0.0051% $1.6m|
|Executive VP & COO||1.17yrs||US$9.39m||0.0068% $2.2m|
|Senior VP of Legal||1.5yrs||US$4.41m||no data|
|Principal Accounting Officer||no data||no data||0.0016% $512.3k|
|Head of Trading & Supply Operations||10.17yrs||no data||no data|
|President of United Kingdom||7.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate Relations||1.17yrs||no data||0.0021% $676.7k|
|Senior Vice President of Government Affairs||7.17yrs||no data||0.00022% $69.6k|
|President of Asia Pacific & Middle East||4.92yrs||no data||0.0021% $648.3k|
Experienced Management: COP's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
|Chairman & CEO||7.83yrs||US$23.41m||0.010% $3.2m|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$377.78k||no data|
|Lead Director||0.83yr||US$370.46k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.83yrs||US$358.97k||0.00032% $101.2k|
|Independent Director||1.67yrs||US$65.17k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.42yrs||US$360.01k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$351.68k||no data|
|Independent Director||5.17yrs||US$350.01k||0.0018% $556.6k|
|Independent Director||7yrs||US$350.01k||no data|
|Independent Director||7.67yrs||US$348.34k||0.00031% $98.0k|
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: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
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$31.623b
- Shares outstanding: 1.08b
- Website: https://www.conocophillips.com
Number of Employees
- 925 North Eldridge Parkway
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|COP||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1968|
|COP||SWX (SIX Swiss Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jan 1968|
|YCP||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|YCP||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1968|
|COP *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1968|
|0QZA||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1968|
|COPH||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Jan 1968|
|COPH34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH REPR 0.25 COM USD0.01||BR||BRL||Aug 2012|
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 conventional and tight oil reservoirs, shale gas, heavy oil, LNG, oil sands, and other production operations. Its portfolio includes unconventional plays in North America; conventional assets in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia; various LNG developments; oil sands assets in Canada; and an inventory of conventional and unconventional exploration prospects. The company was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/03/29 00:10|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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