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Is Consolidated Edison, Inc.(NYSE: ED), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/2/1970. Consolidated Edison, Inc. is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for Consolidated Edison, Inc., is 1892.96, and so far today it has a volume of 1022100. Performance year to date since the 1/2/1970 is 19.68%.

To help you determine whether Consolidated Edison, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 19.32 and forward P/E is 18.12. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Consolidated Edison, Inc. has a value for PEG of 9.77. P/S ratio is 1.93 and the P/B ratio is 1.61. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 26.73 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Consolidated Edison, Inc. is trading at, 74.88 (-0.49% today), Consolidated Edison, Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.58%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 67.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.88, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 4.18% after growing 9.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 3.70%, and 0.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 311.25, and the number of shares float is 303.92. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 56.70%. The float short is 4.46%, with the short ratio at a value of 7.16. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.50%, and also a return on investment of 6.70%.

The ability for Consolidated Edison, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.99 and total debt/equity is 1.09. In terms of margins, Consolidated Edison, Inc. has a gross margin of 74.70%, with its operating margin at 19.70%, and Consolidated Edison, Inc. has a profit margin of 9.50%.

The 52 week high is -7.76%, with 28.51% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -4.01% and the 200 day simple moving average is 4.70%.

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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