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Is Motorola Solutions, Inc.(NYSE: MSI), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/3/1977. Motorola Solutions, Inc. is in the Communication Equipment industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Motorola Solutions, Inc., is 1487.6, and so far today it has a volume of 1475200. Performance year to date since the 1/3/1977 is 14.38%.

To help you determine whether Motorola Solutions, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 26.9 and forward P/E is 15.37. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Motorola Solutions, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.24. P/S ratio is 2.32 and the P/B ratio is *TBA. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 8.35 and 30.79 respectively.

At the current price Motorola Solutions, Inc. is trading at, 77.37 (-0.91% today), Motorola Solutions, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.12%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 54.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.88, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.32% after growing 211.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -14.50%, and 4.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 171.9, and the number of shares float is 165.94. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 89.30%. The float short is 2.68%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.99. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.10%, and also a return on investment of 16.80%.

The ability for Motorola Solutions, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.7, and quick ratio is 1.4. Long term debt/equity is *TBA and total debt/equity is *TBA. In terms of margins, Motorola Solutions, Inc. has a gross margin of 47.20%, with its operating margin at 16.40%, and Motorola Solutions, Inc. has a profit margin of 9.00%.

The 52 week high is -2.05%, with 32.41% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 8.28% and the 200 day simple moving average is 11.13%.

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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