China Petroleum & Chemical (SNP) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 1.63

Media coverage about China Petroleum & Chemical (NYSE:SNP) has been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. China Petroleum & Chemical earned a coverage optimism score of 1.63 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave news headlines about the oil and gas company an news buzz score of 5 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

SNP stock opened at $84.38 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $100.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.15, a P/E/G ratio of 0.56 and a beta of 1.49. China Petroleum & Chemical has a one year low of $69.60 and a one year high of $105.61. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.64.

China Petroleum & Chemical (NYSE:SNP) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October 30th. The oil and gas company reported $2.11 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $2.29 by ($0.18). China Petroleum & Chemical had a return on equity of 8.18% and a net margin of 2.88%. The business had revenue of $113.57 billion for the quarter. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that China Petroleum & Chemical will post 9.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of China Petroleum & Chemical from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 21st. ValuEngine cut shares of China Petroleum & Chemical from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 3rd. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. China Petroleum & Chemical has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $94.00.

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China Petroleum & Chemical Company Profile

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, an energy and chemical company, engages in the oil and gas, and chemical operations and businesses in the People's Republic of China. It operates through five segments: Exploration and Production, Refining, Marketing and Distribution, Chemicals, and Corporate and Others.

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