Imperial Oil Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

IMO -  USA Stock  

USD 50.74  0.03  0.06%

The current analyst and expert consensus on Imperial Oil is Hold with 5 hold recommendations. The current projected Imperial Oil target price consensus is 41.19 with 8 analyst opinions. One of the most common ways Imperial Oil analysts use to provide buy-or-sell recommendation to the public are conference calls analysis and financial statements evaluations. Some experts can also talk to Imperial Oil vendors, executives, and/or customers. Note, the total number of analysts currently providing their opinion is not significant to determine adequate consensus on Imperial Oil. We strongly encourage you to use your own analysis of Imperial Oil to validate this buy or sell advice. Imperial Oil recommendation module provides expert sentiment on the projected Imperial Oil target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on target price standard deviation of 3.342. Please see Macroaxis Advice on Imperial Oil to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  
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The value of Gross Profit is estimated to slide to about 5.5 B. The value of Profit Margin is estimated to slide to 0.06. Imperial Oil Debt Non Current is quite stable at the moment as compared to the past year. The company's current value of Debt Non Current is estimated at 5.18 Billion. Shareholders Equity is expected to rise to about 23.9 B this year, although the value of Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income will most likely fall to (1.3 B).

Imperial Oil Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Imperial target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Imperial target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions9
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Hold
Most Imperial analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Imperial stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Imperial Oil, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Imperial Oil Target Price Projection

Imperial Oil's current and average target prices are 50.74 and 41.19, respectively. The current price of Imperial Oil is the price at which Imperial Oil is currently trading. On the other hand, Imperial Oil's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Imperial Oil Market Quote on 18th of May 2022

Low Price50.25Odds
High Price51.64Odds

50.74

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Imperial Oil Target Price

Low Estimate37.6Odds
High Estimate47.0Odds
Number of Analysts8
Standard Deviation3.342

41.188

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Imperial Oil and the information provided on this page.

Imperial Oil Analyst Ratings

Imperial Oil's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Imperial Oil stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Imperial Oil's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Imperial Oil's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Average Consensus Estimates

About Imperial Oil Target Price Projections

Imperial Oil's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Imperial Oil and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Imperial depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Imperial Oil including analysis of its current option contracts.
Imperial Oil's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-05-20 are carrying combined implied volatility of 14.5 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.92 over 24 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying slightly more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-05-20. The current put volume is at 482, with calls trading at the volume of 17. This yields a 28.35 put-to-call volume ratio. The Imperial Oil option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Imperial Oil option contracts. It shows all of Imperial Oil's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.
Imperial Oil's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Imperial Oil common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Imperial stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Imperial Oil's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Please see Macroaxis Advice on Imperial Oil to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Imperial Current Options Market Mood

Imperial Oil's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Imperial Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Imperial Oil's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Imperial Oil's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Imperial Oil's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Imperial Oil Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Imperial Oil is a key component of Imperial Oil valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Imperial Oil.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Imperial Oil's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Imperial Oil in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
48.2750.5252.77
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
46.8349.0851.33
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
49.3251.5853.83
Details
Earnings
Estimates (2)
LowProjected EPSHigh
2.893.003.10
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Imperial Oil. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Imperial Oil's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Imperial Oil's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Imperial Oil.

Additional Imperial Oil Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Imperial Oil is a key component of Imperial Oil valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Imperial Oil.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Imperial Oil's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Imperial Oil in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
48.2750.5252.77
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
46.8349.0851.33
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
49.3251.5853.83
Details
Earnings
Estimates (2)
LowProjected EPSHigh
2.893.003.10
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Imperial Oil. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Imperial Oil's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Imperial Oil's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Imperial Oil.

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Please see Macroaxis Advice on Imperial Oil to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon. Note that the Imperial Oil information on this page should be used as a complementary analysis to other Imperial Oil's statistical models used to find the right mix of equity instruments to add to your existing portfolios or create a brand new portfolio. You can also try Portfolio Holdings module to check your current holdings and cash postion to detemine if your portfolio needs rebalancing.

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The data published in Imperial Oil's official financial statements usually reflect Imperial Oil's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Imperial Oil. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Imperial accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Imperial Oil's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Energy space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Imperial Oil's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Imperial Oil's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Imperial Oil's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Imperial Oil. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Imperial Oil's management to manipulate its earnings.