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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS

Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Business Software & Services in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS  has a market cap of 12913.61. Since its IPO date on the 12/8/1995, Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS performance year to date is 10.43%. Today Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS has gained 3.53%, with a current price of 83.54.

Ownership of the company is 0.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 6.80%, with return on investment at 10.80%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.64. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 11.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 81.40%, and operating margin of 12.30%. Citrix Systems, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 1.1.

For the last year Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS has seen a EPS growth of 35.50%. A performance for the year of 21.27%. The 52-week high is -7.18%, and the 52-week low is 37.15%. The average volume for Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS is 1730062.

With a target price of 88.09, can Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS. Citrix Systems, Inc. has a P/E of 35.38 and a forward P/E of 15.39. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.45. Citrix Systems, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.87 and 6.23 respectively. For P/cash, Citrix Systems, Inc. has a value of 11.17, while it is 14.5 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 83.54, Citrix Systems, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 17.90%.

Looking more long-term Citrix Systems, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 14.46%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.98% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 35.50% for this year and for the last five years a 6.50% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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