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Is Broadcom Limited(NASDAQ: AVGO), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 8/6/2009. Broadcom Limited is in the Semiconductor – Broad Line industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Broadcom Limited, is 2558.1, and so far today it has a volume of 3835200. Performance year to date since the 8/6/2009 is 22.79%.

To help you determine whether Broadcom Limited is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 233.32 and forward P/E is 13.63. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Broadcom Limited has a value for PEG of 14.61. P/S ratio is 7.83 and the P/B ratio is 3.52. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 34.1 and 59.39 respectively.

At the current price Broadcom Limited is trading at, 177.09 (0.38% today), Broadcom Limited has a dividend yield of 1.13%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 279.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.76, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 18.61% after growing 327.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -360.10%, and 119.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 393.02, and the number of shares float is 393.02. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 93.30%. The float short is 0.86%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.33. Management has seen a return on assets of -1.00%, and also a return on investment of 18.10%.

The ability for Broadcom Limited, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.5, and quick ratio is 2. Long term debt/equity is 0.74 and total debt/equity is 0.76. In terms of margins, Broadcom Limited has a gross margin of 43.90%, with its operating margin at 2.60%, and Broadcom Limited has a profit margin of -2.40%.

The 52 week high is -1.30%, with 60.30% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.85% and the 200 day simple moving average is 20.21%.

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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