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Is Intuitive Surgical, Inc.(NASDAQ: ISRG), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISRG) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/16/2000. Intuitive Surgical, Inc. is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Intuitive Surgical, Inc., is 307.67, and so far today it has a volume of 277000. Performance year to date since the 6/16/2000 is 23.35%.

To help you determine whether Intuitive Surgical, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 40.88 and forward P/E is 28.81. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Intuitive Surgical, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.98. P/S ratio is 10.42 and the P/B ratio is 5.35. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 14.1 and 32.48 respectively.

At the current price Intuitive Surgical, Inc. is trading at, 673.7 (-0.76% today), Intuitive Surgical, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 16.48, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.13% after growing 39.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 37.70%, and 11.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 37.86, and the number of shares float is 37.65. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.90%, and institutional ownership is at 96.90%. The float short is 2.99%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.66. Management has seen a return on assets of 13.10%, and also a return on investment of 13.20%.

The ability for Intuitive Surgical, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 5.3, and quick ratio is 5. Long term debt/equity is 0 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Intuitive Surgical, Inc. has a gross margin of 67.30%, with its operating margin at 32.20%, and Intuitive Surgical, Inc. has a profit margin of 25.70%.

The 52 week high is -1.00%, with 50.72% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.30% and the 200 day simple moving average is 19.14%.

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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