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Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 13059.48. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Citrix Systems, Inc. is 84.08 (with a change from open of 0.56%), this in conjunction with a target price of 89.95. Volume today has so far reached 241156, with an average volume of about 1402.56. The GAP for this stock, is 0.77%.

The P/E ratio is 33.29, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 15.12. The current EPS for Citrix Systems, Inc., is 2.49, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 35.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 9.68%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Citrix Systems, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 8.40% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 15.07%. Quarter over quarter is 20.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 5.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 6.50%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 11.80%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.60% and institutional ownership is 99.10%. Shares outstanding is 157.4, while shares float is at a value of 150.69. Float short for Citrix Systems, Inc. is 5.97% and the short ratio is 6.42.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.59, while the total debt/equity comes to 0. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.2, and the quick ratio is 1.2. The most recent gross margin is 81.30% and their operating margin is 13.00%. The profit margin is 11.60%.

Citrix Systems, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 7.10%, and on investment, 10.80%. Return on equity is 18.70%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.21. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.86, with Price/book ratio coming to 5.74 and Price/cash is 9.67, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 14.11.

The simple moving averages are -2.39% and 6.08% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -6.58% and the 52 week low is 38.04%.

Citrix Systems, Inc. has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 84.08. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Business Software & Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Citrix Systems, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Business Software & Services industry means that Citrix Systems, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -0.29%, with performance for the month coming to -4.62%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -1.00%, and for the half year the performance is 13.52%. Volatility for this week is 2.39% and for the month this is 1.63%.

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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