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Is Thomson Reuters Corporation(NYSE: TRI), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE: TRI) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/12/2002. Thomson Reuters Corporation is in the Publishing – Periodicals industry and Services sector. Average volume for Thomson Reuters Corporation, is 867.8, and so far today it has a volume of 245988. Performance year to date since the 6/12/2002 is 16.29%.

To help you determine whether Thomson Reuters Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 29.22 and forward P/E is 18.34. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Thomson Reuters Corporation has a value for PEG of 2.7. P/S ratio is 2.73 and the P/B ratio is 2.66. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 36.06 and 29.56 respectively.

At the current price Thomson Reuters Corporation is trading at, 43.49 (0.55% today), Thomson Reuters Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.14%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 85.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.48, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 14.91% after growing -32.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -21.10%, and -1.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 754.61, and the number of shares float is 297.35. The senior management bring insider ownership to 55.00%, and institutional ownership is at 38.10%. The float short is 2.20%, with the short ratio at a value of 7.53. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.10%, and also a return on investment of 7.90%.

The ability for Thomson Reuters Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.52 and total debt/equity is 0.74. In terms of margins, Thomson Reuters Corporation has a gross margin of 90.20%, with its operating margin at 13.70%, and Thomson Reuters Corporation has a profit margin of 10.10%.

The 52 week high is 0.14%, with 30.34% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.10% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.27%.

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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