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Is Eversource Energy(NYSE: ES), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 8/29/1984. Eversource Energy is in the Diversified Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for Eversource Energy, is 1660.86, and so far today it has a volume of 784398. Performance year to date since the 8/29/1984 is 16.42%.

To help you determine whether Eversource Energy is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 21.42 and forward P/E is 18.42. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Eversource Energy has a value for PEG of 3.79. P/S ratio is 2.48 and the P/B ratio is 1.77. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Eversource Energy is trading at, 59.02 (0.91% today), Eversource Energy has a dividend yield of 3.04%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 63.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.73, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.58% after growing 6.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -1.80%, and -2.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 317.79, and the number of shares float is 314.5. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.30%, and institutional ownership is at 73.90%. The float short is 1.51%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.85. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.80%, and also a return on investment of 6.00%.

The ability for Eversource Energy, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is 0.9 and total debt/equity is 0.99. In terms of margins, Eversource Energy has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 23.60%, and Eversource Energy has a profit margin of 11.50%.

The 52 week high is -2.35%, with 34.01% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.14% and the 200 day simple moving average is 9.34%.

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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