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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: EMC Corporation, EMC

EMC Corporation, EMC is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Data Storage Devices in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, EMC Corporation, EMC  has a market cap of 55663.44. Since its IPO date on the 12/16/1988, EMC Corporation, EMC performance year to date is 12.17%. Today EMC Corporation, EMC has gained -0.23%, with a current price of 28.5.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 44.90%. Return of assets are at 4.40%, with return on investment at 7.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, EMC Corporation, EMC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.25. While Total debt/equity is 0.3. With a profit margin of 8.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 60.70%, and operating margin of 11.70%. EMC Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.3, while the quick ratio is 1.2.

For the last year EMC Corporation, EMC has seen a EPS growth of -23.10%. A performance for the year of 13.49%. The 52-week high is -0.30%, and the 52-week low is 28.02%. The average volume for EMC Corporation, EMC is 4997076.

With a target price of 29.15, can EMC Corporation, EMC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of EMC Corporation, EMC. EMC Corporation has a P/E of 27.81 and a forward P/E of 15.3. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.14. EMC Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.27 and 2.58 respectively. For P/cash, EMC Corporation has a value of 5.68, while it is 19.54 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 28.5, EMC Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.61%. We see a return on equity of 9.60%.

Looking more long-term EMC Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.85%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 3.55% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -23.10% for this year and for the last five years a 2.80% growth has been seen.

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