Houston-based ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) and Sydney-based Origin Energy reported in separate statements on Wednesday that the joint venture comprising ConocoPhillips and Origin Energy has decided the expansion of a US$20 billion gas-export plan in Queensland state .
ConocoPhillips and Origin announced the partners had decided to expand the scheme to 2 liquefied-natural-gas, or LNG, production businesses. The United State Corporation reported the earlier US$20 billion projected cost of building the 2 units remained.
Origin reported that while the cost project had not changed considerably, it has approved to begin stating it in Australia dollars rather than US dollars. That changes the projected cost to 23 billion Australian dollars or US$23.6 billion.
Shifting readers focus to broader market, let’s consider market performance of other stocks that significantly affect same sector. Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) increased +1.43% to settle at $107.37, Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC) moved down -1.54% to end at $45.36 while Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM jumped +1.10% to finish on Tuesday at $86.28.
ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) last session volume of 5.49 million shares was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 9.87 million shares. The stock after opening at $56.01 hit high price of $56.47 and then closed at $56.41 by scoring +1.22%.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.02 as current ratio and on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 0.43 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.32. The Company had total cash at hand $4.22 billion and a book value per share as $52.61 in the most recent quarter.
The stock price volatility was 1.46% for a week and 1.72% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.05 and its beta remained 1.13.
COP generated revenue of 251.33 billion in the following twelve months and earned $12.35 billion. The Company showed a negative 4.94% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 9.02%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 5.91%.
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