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Is Magna International Inc.(NYSE: MGA), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Magna International Inc. (NYSE: MGA) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990. Magna International Inc. is in the Auto Parts Wholesale industry and Services sector. Average volume for Magna International Inc., is 1528.43, and so far today it has a volume of 1442100. Performance year to date since the 3/26/1990 is 3.13%.

To help you determine whether Magna International Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 8.29 and forward P/E is 6.98. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Magna International Inc. has a value for PEG of 0.75. P/S ratio is 0.45 and the P/B ratio is 1.69. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 26.16 and 29.14 respectively.

At the current price Magna International Inc. is trading at, 41.05 (-1.23% today), Magna International Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.44%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 17.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.95, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 12.75% after growing 6.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 8.90%, and 16.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 380.43, and the number of shares float is 366.05. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.60%, and institutional ownership is at 72.20%. The float short is 0.67%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.6. Management has seen a return on assets of 10.20%, and also a return on investment of 16.80%.

The ability for Magna International Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 0.9. Long term debt/equity is 0.26 and total debt/equity is 0.35. In terms of margins, Magna International Inc. has a gross margin of 14.40%, with its operating margin at 7.90%, and Magna International Inc. has a profit margin of 6.10%.

The 52 week high is -22.00%, with 37.55% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.82% and the 200 day simple moving average is 5.51%.

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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