Chevron Co. (NYSE:CVX) insider James William Johnson sold 4,750 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, April 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $125.60, for a total value of $596,600.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 4,750 shares in the company, valued at approximately $596,600. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link.

James William Johnson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, March 14th, James William Johnson sold 4,750 shares of Chevron stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $124.84, for a total value of $592,990.00.
  • On Tuesday, January 15th, James William Johnson sold 4,750 shares of Chevron stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $112.20, for a total value of $532,950.00.

NYSE:CVX traded up $0.38 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $120.14. 13,346,654 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 6,594,187. The company has a market capitalization of $227.55 billion, a PE ratio of 14.56, a P/E/G ratio of 3.79 and a beta of 1.03. The company has a quick ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. Chevron Co. has a 1 year low of $100.22 and a 1 year high of $131.08.

Chevron (NYSE:CVX) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, February 1st. The oil and gas company reported $1.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.87 by $0.08. The firm had revenue of $42.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $41.46 billion. Chevron had a return on equity of 9.78% and a net margin of 8.91%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 12.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.64 EPS. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that Chevron Co. will post 6.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on CVX. Raymond James set a $135.00 target price on Chevron and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 20th. HSBC lowered Chevron from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and cut their target price for the stock from $136.00 to $122.00 in a research report on Monday, January 14th. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “hold” rating and set a $130.00 target price on shares of Chevron in a research report on Monday, January 7th. Morgan Stanley began coverage on Chevron in a research report on Monday, April 1st. They set an “overweight” rating and a $146.00 target price on the stock. Finally, UBS Group raised Chevron from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $112.95 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, January 18th. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirteen have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $136.20.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Dfpg Investments Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Chevron by 1.5% in the first quarter. Dfpg Investments Inc. now owns 5,538 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $691,000 after buying an additional 82 shares in the last quarter. Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Chevron by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. Pin Oak Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 8,671 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $943,000 after acquiring an additional 84 shares during the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC raised its holdings in shares of Chevron by 3.6% in the fourth quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 2,479 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $270,000 after acquiring an additional 86 shares during the last quarter. Sun Life Financial INC raised its holdings in shares of Chevron by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Sun Life Financial INC now owns 14,056 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $1,529,000 after acquiring an additional 88 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Taylor Cottrill Erickson & Associates Inc. increased its stake in Chevron by 0.5% in the fourth quarter. Taylor Cottrill Erickson & Associates Inc. now owns 18,079 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock valued at $1,967,000 after purchasing an additional 90 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 66.07% of the company’s stock.

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Chevron Company Profile

Chevron Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in integrated energy, chemicals, and petroleum operations worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Upstream and Downstream. The Upstream segment is involved in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas; processing, liquefaction, transportation, and regasification associated with liquefied natural gas; transportation of crude oil through pipelines; and transportation, storage, and marketing of natural gas, as well as operates a gas-to-liquids plant.

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