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Is Rogers Communications Inc.(NYSE: RCI), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE: RCI) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 01/11/1996. Rogers Communications Inc. is in the Wireless Communications industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Rogers Communications Inc., is 252.94, and so far today it has a volume of 254300. Performance year to date since the 01/11/1996 is 20.25%.

To help you determine whether Rogers Communications Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 19.88 and forward P/E is 13.37. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Rogers Communications Inc. has a value for PEG of 4.39. P/S ratio is 2.05 and the P/B ratio is 4.77. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 50.31 respectively.

At the current price Rogers Communications Inc. is trading at, 40.66 (-0.34% today), Rogers Communications Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.66%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 72.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.05, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 5.44% after growing 3.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -2.70%, and 2.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 523.39, and the number of shares float is 368.41. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.80%, and institutional ownership is at 79.00%. The float short is 4.18%, with the short ratio at a value of 60.85. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.80%, and also a return on investment of 9.50%.

The ability for Rogers Communications Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.5, and quick ratio is 0.4. Long term debt/equity is 2.66 and total debt/equity is 3.07. In terms of margins, Rogers Communications Inc. has a gross margin of 51.50%, with its operating margin at 19.40%, and Rogers Communications Inc. has a profit margin of 10.20%.

The 52 week high is -2.56%, with 29.46% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.77% and the 200 day simple moving average is 10.14%.

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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