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How has Reynolds American Inc.:(NYSE:RAI) performed recently?

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 71305.38. It is in the Cigarettes industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 12.77, a forward P/E of 18.31 and EPS of 3.7. At a stock price of 47.27 (0.13%) it has a dividend yield of 3.89%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 17.60%, more recently this last year it has grown by 90.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.15% and more long-term 11.93% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -67.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 4.50% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 33.00%.

For performance, Reynolds American Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -5.14%. For the last month performance for Reynolds American Inc. is -5.82%. While the last quarter is -5.69% and half year, -5.09%. Finally for the year, performance is 14.98%.

The 52-week high for Reynolds American Inc., is at -12.44%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 17.95%. The 20-day simple moving average is -5.79% and -2.89% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.67%, and for the month it is 1.46%. Reynolds American Inc., has a target price of 55.11.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.62, and for total debt/equity Reynolds American Inc. has 0.64. The gross margin is 57.90%, while operating margin is 76.70%, the profit margin is 43.00%. The current ratio is 1 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 47.70%. Reynolds American Inc. has a payout ratio of 42.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1508.47. The shares float is 824.16, with the float short at 1.42%, with short ratio coming to 2.68.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Reynolds American Inc., get 9.90%, with its returns on investment at 10.70%. Return on equity is 26.70%. So will the investors see the target price of 55.11, reached soon?

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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