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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Tyson Foods, Inc., TSN

Tyson Foods, Inc., TSN is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Meat Products in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Tyson Foods, Inc., TSNĀ  has a market cap of 27835.16. Since its IPO date on the 7/9/1986, Tyson Foods, Inc., TSN performance year to date is 42.41%. Today Tyson Foods, Inc., TSN has gained -0.24%, with a current price of 75.42.

Ownership of the company is 1.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 94.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 14.30%. Return of assets are at 7.20%, with return on investment at 9.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Tyson Foods, Inc., TSN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.62. While Total debt/equity is 0.63. With a profit margin of 4.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 12.00%, and operating margin of 7.30%. Tyson Foods, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.8, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Tyson Foods, Inc., TSN has seen a EPS growth of 24.50%. A performance for the year of 83.24%. The 52-week high is -0.28%, and the 52-week low is 95.07%. The average volume for Tyson Foods, Inc., TSN is 1501760.

With a target price of 82.2, can Tyson Foods, Inc., TSN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Tyson Foods, Inc., TSN. Tyson Foods, Inc. has a P/E of 18.31 and a forward P/E of 15.54. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.01. Tyson Foods, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.73 and 2.95 respectively. For P/cash, Tyson Foods, Inc. has a value of 141.3, while it is 15.14 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 75.42, Tyson Foods, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.79%. We see a return on equity of 16.80%.

Looking more long-term Tyson Foods, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 18.20%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.54% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 24.50% for this year and for the last five years a 7.50% 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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