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Is CSX Corp.(NASDAQ: CSX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. CSX Corp. (NASDAQ: CSX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/3/1980. CSX Corp. is in the Railroads industry and Services sector. Average volume for CSX Corp., is 6611.76, and so far today it has a volume of 73957. Performance year to date since the 11/3/1980 is 9.34%.

To help you determine whether CSX Corp. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 15.28 and forward P/E is 14.54. PEG perhaps more useful shows that CSX Corp. has a value for PEG of 2.81. P/S ratio is 2.4 and the P/B ratio is 2.29. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 31.98 and 76.53 respectively.

At the current price CSX Corp. is trading at, 27.96 (-0.04% today), CSX Corp. has a dividend yield of 2.57%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 39.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.83, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.20% after growing 4.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -16.40%, and -11.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 946.66, and the number of shares float is 942.41. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 73.00%. The float short is 1.12%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.6. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.10%, and also a return on investment of 10.90%.

The ability for CSX Corp., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.85 and total debt/equity is 0.91. In terms of margins, CSX Corp. has a gross margin of 73.10%, with its operating margin at 29.60%, and CSX Corp. has a profit margin of 16.10%.

The 52 week high is -6.51%, with 32.98% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.38% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.29%.

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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