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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Entergy Corporation, ETR

Entergy Corporation, ETR is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electric Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in USA, Entergy Corporation, ETRĀ  has a market cap of 14345.25. Since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972, Entergy Corporation, ETR performance year to date is 20.26%. Today Entergy Corporation, ETR has gained 0.40%, with a current price of 80.65.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 86.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -0.50%, with return on investment at 1.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Entergy Corporation, ETR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.44. While Total debt/equity is 1.61. With a profit margin of -2.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 86.20%, and operating margin of -3.10%. Entergy Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Entergy Corporation, ETR has seen a EPS growth of -118.90%. A performance for the year of 22.93%. The 52-week high is -1.75%, and the 52-week low is 36.48%. The average volume for Entergy Corporation, ETR is 317970.

With a target price of 81.59, can Entergy Corporation, ETR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Entergy Corporation, ETR. Entergy Corporation has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 15.37. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Entergy Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.28 and 1.53 respectively. For P/cash, Entergy Corporation has a value of 13.14, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 80.65, Entergy Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.23%. We see a return on equity of -2.60%.

Looking more long-term Entergy Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -1.85%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 1.91% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -118.90% for this year and for the last five years a -16.50% 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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