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Is Time Warner Inc.(NYSE: TWX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/19/1992. Time Warner Inc. is in the Entertainment – Diversified industry and Services sector. Average volume for Time Warner Inc., is 4022.7, and so far today it has a volume of 4960300. Performance year to date since the 3/19/1992 is 22.60%.

To help you determine whether Time Warner Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 15.82 and forward P/E is 13. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Time Warner Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.12. P/S ratio is 2.22 and the P/B ratio is 2.64. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 40.83 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Time Warner Inc. is trading at, 78.38 (0.54% today), Time Warner Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.05%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.95, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.94% after growing 3.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 32.70%, and 2.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 802.3, and the number of shares float is 785.41. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 83.00%. The float short is 1.35%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.63. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 11.00%.

The ability for Time Warner Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.6, and quick ratio is 1.4. Long term debt/equity is 0.99 and total debt/equity is 0.99. In terms of margins, Time Warner Inc. has a gross margin of 43.20%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Time Warner Inc. has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -12.33%, with 42.78% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.38% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.45%.

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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