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Is S&P Global, Inc.(NYSE: SPGI), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. S&P Global, Inc. (NYSE: SPGI) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the *TBA. S&P Global, Inc. is in the Business Services industry and Services sector. Average volume for S&P Global, Inc., is 1122.3, and so far today it has a volume of 390957. Performance year to date since the *TBA is 19.13%.

To help you determine whether S&P Global, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 27.72 and forward P/E is 20.26. PEG perhaps more useful shows that S&P Global, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.37. P/S ratio is 5.74 and the P/B ratio is 138.79. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 26.34 respectively.

At the current price S&P Global, Inc. is trading at, 117.42 (0.72% today), S&P Global, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.24%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 31.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.21, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 12.21% after growing 490.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 0.00%, and 5.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 265, and the number of shares float is 263.76. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 88.30%. The float short is 1.03%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.42. Management has seen a return on assets of 15.00%, and also a return on investment of 36.00%.

The ability for S&P Global, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 1.2. Long term debt/equity is 15.63 and total debt/equity is 17.75. In terms of margins, S&P Global, Inc. has a gross margin of 68.00%, with its operating margin at 35.80%, and S&P Global, Inc. has a profit margin of 21.30%.

The 52 week high is 0.39%, with 50.59% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 8.23% and the 200 day simple moving average is 20.85%.

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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