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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Medivation, Inc., MDVN

Medivation, Inc., MDVN is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Biotechnology in the sector of Healthcare. Based in USA, Medivation, Inc., MDVN  has a market cap of 10376.68. Since its IPO date on the 1/13/1997, Medivation, Inc., MDVN performance year to date is 30.70%. Today Medivation, Inc., MDVN has gained 0.30%, with a current price of 63.37.

Ownership of the company is 1.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 90.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 21.50%, with return on investment at 27.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Medivation, Inc., MDVN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 25.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 40.20%. Medivation, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 4.2, while the quick ratio is 4.2.

For the last year Medivation, Inc., MDVN has seen a EPS growth of -11.10%. A performance for the year of 23.03%. The 52-week high is -1.58%, and the 52-week low is 139.95%. The average volume for Medivation, Inc., MDVN is 1234024.

With a target price of 64.82, can Medivation, Inc., MDVN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Medivation, Inc., MDVN. Medivation, Inc. has a P/E of 44.18 and a forward P/E of 29.16. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.26. Medivation, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 10.41 and 11.53 respectively. For P/cash, Medivation, Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is 34.52 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 63.37, Medivation, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 34.00%.

Looking more long-term Medivation, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 35.15%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 72.39% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -11.10% for this year and for the last five years a 50.90% 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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