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Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: TMO) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: TMO), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 59139.21. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. is 150.91 (with a change from open of 0.49%), this in conjunction with a target price of 171.88. Volume today has so far reached 332529, with an average volume of about 1419.13. The GAP for this stock, is 0.09%.

The P/E ratio is 29.98, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 16.67. The current EPS for Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., is 5.01, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 4.60%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 6.11%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 10.41% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 10.47%. Quarter over quarter is 2.20% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 6.20%. 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 10.30%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 89.30%. Shares outstanding is 394.13, while shares float is at a value of 393.72. Float short for Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. is 1.18% and the short ratio is 3.28.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.55, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.67. 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 45.60% and their operating margin is . The profit margin is .

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. has seen returns on assets of , and on investment, 7.00%. Return on equity is . Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.86. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.36, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.78 and Price/cash is , and finally Price/Free cash Flow is .

The simple moving averages are -1.99% and 4.95% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.98% and the 52 week low is 29.42%.

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.40%, with a current price of 150.91. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Medical Laboratories & Research, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Medical Laboratories & Research industry means that Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 4.54%, with performance for the month coming to -2.89%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 2.71%, and for the half year the performance is 17.51%. Volatility for this week is 1.88% and for the month this is 1.40%.

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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