More Encouraging Progress From Phillips 66 (PSX)

    LOWE JOHN E, Director, added 2,000 shares of Phillips 66 (PSX) to its portfolio at the rate of $82.91 per share valuing $165,816 on May 28. The insider has now 53,628 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Phillips 66 (PSX) was $98.68. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $99.56, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $100.44. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $97.93 and a 2nd Support Level at $97.18. Phillips 66 (PSX) stock has lost -$1.06, or -1.06%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$3.28, or -3.22%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $14.16, or 16.75%. This year-to-date, Phillips 66 (PSX) shares have gained $12.53, or 14.54%.

    Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Phillips 66 (PSX) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

    With 448,542 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $44,298,008K. Phillips 66 (PSX) generates $111,461 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $5,595 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -14.99%, a 3-Year Total Return of 25.52%, and a 5-year Total Return of 13.40%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 133.08%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.900 per share on 05/17/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 3.64%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 3.60.

    In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Jun-19, Phillips 66 (PSX) reported earnings of $3.02 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $2.74 per share, representing a 0.28 difference and 10.32% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Mar-19, the reported earnings of $0.40 represented a 0.05 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.35 per share, which was a 13.86% surprise.

    For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $2.40 per share. This estimate came from a total of 8 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $2.52 and the low estimate was $2.27. In the year-ago quarter, Phillips 66 (PSX) generated per-share earnings of $3.10. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -22.58%.

    Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 1 purchases (2,000 shares in total) and 4 sale (1,984 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 2 insider buys amounting to 4,000 shares and 4 insider sales amounting to 1,984 shares. In the past full year, 21 insider purchases were made (involving 359,334 shares) and 16 insider sell-offs equivalent to 145,014 shares.

    Moving onto liquidity, Phillips 66 (PSX) has a Current Ratio of 1.48, a Quick Ratio of 1.08 and a Cash Ratio of 0.34. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 45.27, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 31.16, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 20.55. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 45.00 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 30.97.