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Is Bristol-Myers Squibb Company(NYSE: BMY), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, is 9826.88, and so far today it has a volume of 12845100. Performance year to date since the 6/1/1972 is -16.56%.

To help you determine whether Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 33.21 and forward P/E is 18.74. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has a value for PEG of 1.7. P/S ratio is 5.38 and the P/B ratio is 6.36. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 20.39 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is trading at, 56.76 (-1.10% today), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has a dividend yield of 2.68%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 87.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.71, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 15.13% after growing -22.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 990.60%, and 17.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1670.58, and the number of shares float is 1504.56. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 74.30%. The float short is 0.64%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.98. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.00%, and also a return on investment of 4.60%.

The ability for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.6, and quick ratio is 1.4. Long term debt/equity is 0.44 and total debt/equity is 0.45. In terms of margins, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has a gross margin of 75.70%, with its operating margin at 20.80%, and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has a profit margin of 16.30%.

The 52 week high is -26.40%, with 3.12% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -17.55% and the 200 day simple moving average is -15.24%.

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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