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Is Citrix Systems, Inc.(NASDAQ: CTXS), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/8/1995. Citrix Systems, Inc. is in the Business Software & Services industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Citrix Systems, Inc., is 1487.82, and so far today it has a volume of 294444. Performance year to date since the 12/8/1995 is 16.18%.

To help you determine whether Citrix Systems, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 35.27 and forward P/E is 16.05. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Citrix Systems, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.34. P/S ratio is 4.04 and the P/B ratio is 6.08. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 10.13 and 14.79 respectively.

At the current price Citrix Systems, Inc. is trading at, 87.62 (-0.31% today), Citrix Systems, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.49, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.20% after growing 35.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 20.60%, and 5.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 155.76, and the number of shares float is 150.67. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.60%, and institutional ownership is at 98.60%. The float short is 6.15%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.23. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.10%, and also a return on investment of 10.80%.

The ability for Citrix Systems, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 1.2. Long term debt/equity is 0.59 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Citrix Systems, Inc. has a gross margin of 81.30%, with its operating margin at 13.00%, and Citrix Systems, Inc. has a profit margin of 11.60%.

The 52 week high is -2.64%, with 43.85% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.43% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.68%.

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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