Stock Updates

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 10565.83. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. is 7.36 (with a change from open of -1.01%), this in conjunction with a target price of 9.27. Volume today has so far reached 4282790, with an average volume of about 13050.2. The GAP for this stock, is 1.92%.

The P/E ratio is 43.39, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 17.48. The current EPS for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., is 0.17, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 102.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 36.11%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., EPS is looking like it will grow 75.21% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be . Quarter over quarter is 105.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 15.50%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 15.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 4.90%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 60.00% and institutional ownership is 32.70%. Shares outstanding is 1449.36, while shares float is at a value of 891.35. Float short for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. is 3.61% and the short ratio is 2.47.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.84, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.99. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 0.8. The most recent gross margin is 34.10% and their operating margin is 10.90%. The profit margin is 2.50%.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. has seen returns on assets of 1.10%, and on investment, 5.20%. Return on equity is 4.20%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.85, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.31 and Price/cash is 8.73, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 11.96.

The simple moving averages are -5.37% and 16.54% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -19.09% and the 52 week low is 110.14%.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 7.36. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Cement, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Industrial Goods. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. is based in Mexico.

Performance in the Cement industry means that CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. has seen performance for the past week of -6.54%, with performance for the month coming to -16.59%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 14.98%, and for the half year the performance is -5.35%. Volatility for this week is 3.24% and for the month this is 3.21%.

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.

About the author

Tony Dabbs

Leave a Comment