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Is Entergy Corporation(NYSE: ETR), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972. Entergy Corporation is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for Entergy Corporation, is 1281.43, and so far today it has a volume of 677782. Performance year to date since the 6/1/1972 is 21.85%.

To help you determine whether Entergy Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 15.57. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Entergy Corporation has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 1.3 and the P/B ratio is 1.55. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 13.31 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Entergy Corporation is trading at, 81.17 (-0.27% today), Entergy Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.18%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -1.37, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 1.91% after growing -118.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -61.10%, and -55.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 178.58, and the number of shares float is 178.29. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 86.90%. The float short is 1.68%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.34. Management has seen a return on assets of -0.50%, and also a return on investment of 1.50%.

The ability for Entergy Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 1.44 and total debt/equity is 1.61. In terms of margins, Entergy Corporation has a gross margin of 86.20%, with its operating margin at -3.10%, and Entergy Corporation has a profit margin of -2.20%.

The 52 week high is -1.12%, with 37.36% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.00% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.24%.

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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