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GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE: GSK), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 104776.43. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for GlaxoSmithKline plc is 43.43 (with a change from open of -0.05%), this in conjunction with a target price of 48.67. Volume today has so far reached 1214879, with an average volume of about 3215.54. The GAP for this stock, is 1.33%.

The P/E ratio is 3062.86, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 15.45. The current EPS for GlaxoSmithKline plc, is 0.01, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 204.10%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 12.36%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for GlaxoSmithKline plc, EPS is looking like it will grow 6.52% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 10.00%. Quarter over quarter is -392.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 10.90%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 40.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -3.40%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 9.10%. Shares outstanding is 2443.48, while shares float is at a value of 2416.83. Float short for GlaxoSmithKline plc is 0.29% and the short ratio is 2.2.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 26.3, while the total debt/equity comes to 34.12. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.6. The most recent gross margin is 66.60% and their operating margin is 5.30%. The profit margin is 0.10%.

GlaxoSmithKline plc has seen returns on assets of 0.10%, and on investment, 41.40%. Return on equity is 0.90%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 306.29. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.14, with Price/book ratio coming to 138.32 and Price/cash is 16.94, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are -0.82% and 6.63% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -3.63% and the 52 week low is 25.05%.

GlaxoSmithKline plc has a dividend yield of 5.13%, with a current price of 43.43. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Drug Manufacturers – Major, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. GlaxoSmithKline plc is based in United Kingdom.

Performance in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry means that GlaxoSmithKline plc has seen performance for the past week of 0.89%, with performance for the month coming to -3.40%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 7.53%, and for the half year the performance is 13.78%. Volatility for this week is 1.46% and for the month this is 1.04%.

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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