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Is Consolidated Edison, Inc.(NYSE: ED), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/2/1970. Consolidated Edison, Inc. is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for Consolidated Edison, Inc., is 2203.87, and so far today it has a volume of 662113. Performance year to date since the 1/2/1970 is 26.91%.

To help you determine whether Consolidated Edison, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 20.81 and forward P/E is 19.33. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Consolidated Edison, Inc. has a value for PEG of 10.55. P/S ratio is 2 and the P/B ratio is 1.78. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 340.71 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Consolidated Edison, Inc. is trading at, 80.43 (0.44% today), Consolidated Edison, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.35%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 67.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.85, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 3.91% after growing 9.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -16.50%, and -12.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 302.08, and the number of shares float is 299.9. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 54.20%. The float short is 3.74%, with the short ratio at a value of 5.1. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.50%, and also a return on investment of 6.70%.

The ability for Consolidated Edison, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.7, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.93 and total debt/equity is 1.07. In terms of margins, Consolidated Edison, Inc. has a gross margin of 73.80%, with its operating margin at 19.40%, and Consolidated Edison, Inc. has a profit margin of 9.40%.

The 52 week high is -1.77%, with 36.86% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.82% and the 200 day simple moving average is 14.06%.

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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