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Is Boston Scientific Corporation(NYSE: BSX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/19/1992. Boston Scientific Corporation is in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Boston Scientific Corporation, is 10153.62, and so far today it has a volume of 86683. Performance year to date since the 5/19/1992 is 29.45%.

To help you determine whether Boston Scientific Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 19.02. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Boston Scientific Corporation has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 4.08 and the P/B ratio is 5.21. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 74.06 and 45.24 respectively.

At the current price Boston Scientific Corporation is trading at, 23.83 (-0.17% today), Boston Scientific Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -0.26, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 14.09% after growing -98.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -303.60%, and 15.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1359.03, and the number of shares float is 1349.47. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.50%, and institutional ownership is at 95.00%. The float short is 1.40%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.86. Management has seen a return on assets of -1.90%, and also a return on investment of 0.70%.

The ability for Boston Scientific Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.83 and total debt/equity is 0.87. In terms of margins, Boston Scientific Corporation has a gross margin of 71.10%, with its operating margin at -7.70%, and Boston Scientific Corporation has a profit margin of -4.30%.

The 52 week high is -3.87%, with 68.05% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.49% and the 200 day simple moving average is 18.85%.

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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