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CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 12641.5. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for CGI Group Inc. is 46.73 (with a change from open of 0.75%), this in conjunction with a target price of 50.66. Volume today has so far reached 34934, with an average volume of about 147.47. The GAP for this stock, is 0.06%.

The P/E ratio is 18.64, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 12.24. The current EPS for CGI Group Inc., is 2.49, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 12.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 15.79%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for CGI Group Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 8.82% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 8.33%. Quarter over quarter is 11.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 4.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 19.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 22.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 12.40% and institutional ownership is 70.00%. Shares outstanding is 272.74, while shares float is at a value of 233.7. Float short for CGI Group Inc. is 1.79% and the short ratio is 28.41.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.28, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.31. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.7. The most recent gross margin is 14.50% and their operating margin is 13.90%. The profit margin is 9.60%.

CGI Group Inc. has seen returns on assets of 8.80%, and on investment, 13.20%. Return on equity is 16.70%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.24. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.56, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.02 and Price/cash is 58.66, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 15.7.

The simple moving averages are -1.50% and 4.79% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -7.61% and the 52 week low is 34.17%.

CGI Group Inc. has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 46.73. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Internet Software & Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. CGI Group Inc. is based in Canada.

Performance in the Internet Software & Services industry means that CGI Group Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -1.74%, with performance for the month coming to -4.86%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 2.30%, and for the half year the performance is 29.43%. Volatility for this week is 2.26% and for the month this is 1.87%.

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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