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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: DENTSPLY International Inc., XRAY

DENTSPLY International Inc., XRAY is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Medical Instruments & Supplies in the sector of Healthcare. Based in USA, DENTSPLY International Inc., XRAY  has a market cap of 15033.66. Since its IPO date on the 4/25/1991, DENTSPLY International Inc., XRAY performance year to date is 7.32%. Today DENTSPLY International Inc., XRAY has gained -2.21%, with a current price of 63.7.

Ownership of the company is 0.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 14.40%. Return of assets are at 5.00%, with return on investment at 8.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, DENTSPLY International Inc., XRAY is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.14. While Total debt/equity is 0.14. With a profit margin of 11.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 56.00%, and operating margin of 12.50%. DENTSPLY International Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.1, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year DENTSPLY International Inc., XRAY has seen a EPS growth of -21.30%. A performance for the year of 17.17%. The 52-week high is -3.12%, and the 52-week low is 29.22%. The average volume for DENTSPLY International Inc., XRAY is 1129207.

With a target price of 68.78, can DENTSPLY International Inc., XRAY reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of DENTSPLY International Inc., XRAY. DENTSPLY International Inc. has a P/E of 32.33 and a forward P/E of 21.08. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.8. DENTSPLY International Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.39 and 1.36 respectively. For P/cash, DENTSPLY International Inc. has a value of 46.53, while it is 47.67 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 63.7, DENTSPLY International Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.48%. We see a return on equity of 8.20%.

Looking more long-term DENTSPLY International Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.56%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 12.28% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -21.30% for this year and for the last five years a -0.60% growth has been seen.

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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