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Is DENTSPLY International Inc.(NASDAQ: XRAY), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. DENTSPLY International Inc. (NASDAQ: XRAY) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 4/25/1991. DENTSPLY International Inc. is in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for DENTSPLY International Inc., is 1564.24, and so far today it has a volume of 986500. Performance year to date since the 4/25/1991 is 5.01%.

To help you determine whether DENTSPLY International Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.63 and forward P/E is 20.58. PEG perhaps more useful shows that DENTSPLY International Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.74. P/S ratio is 5.27 and the P/B ratio is 1.33. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 45.56 and 46.67 respectively.

At the current price DENTSPLY International Inc. is trading at, 63.74 (0.55% today), DENTSPLY International Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.49%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 14.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.02, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 12.54% after growing -21.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 56.00%, and 17.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 230.94, and the number of shares float is 230.94. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.60%, and institutional ownership is at 97.90%. The float short is 3.68%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.43. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.00%, and also a return on investment of 8.50%.

The ability for DENTSPLY International Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.1, and quick ratio is 1.5. Long term debt/equity is 0.14 and total debt/equity is 0.14. In terms of margins, DENTSPLY International Inc. has a gross margin of 56.00%, with its operating margin at 12.50%, and DENTSPLY International Inc. has a profit margin of 11.20%.

The 52 week high is -3.06%, with 29.30% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.84% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.80%.

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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