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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: CGI Group Inc., GIB

CGI Group Inc., GIB is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Internet Software & Services in the sector of Technology. Based in Canada, CGI Group Inc., GIBĀ  has a market cap of 13163.34. Since its IPO date on the 10/7/1998, CGI Group Inc., GIB performance year to date is 21.63%. Today CGI Group Inc., GIB has gained 0.72%, with a current price of 48.69.

Ownership of the company is 12.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 70.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 8.80%, with return on investment at 13.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, CGI Group Inc., GIB is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.28. While Total debt/equity is 0.31. With a profit margin of 9.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 14.50%, and operating margin of 13.90%. CGI Group Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year CGI Group Inc., GIB has seen a EPS growth of 12.90%. A performance for the year of 34.50%. The 52-week high is -2.68%, and the 52-week low is 39.79%. The average volume for CGI Group Inc., GIB is 159000.

With a target price of 49.98, can CGI Group Inc., GIB reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of CGI Group Inc., GIB. CGI Group Inc. has a P/E of 19.22 and a forward P/E of 12.85. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.31. CGI Group Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.59 and 3.11 respectively. For P/cash, CGI Group Inc. has a value of 59.94, while it is 16.05 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 48.69, CGI Group Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 16.70%.

Looking more long-term CGI Group Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.33%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 9.06% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 12.90% for this year and for the last five years a 19.70% 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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