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First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 12658.35. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for First Data Corporation is 13.83 (with a change from open of -0.14%), this in conjunction with a target price of 16.19. Volume today has so far reached 976276, with an average volume of about 4694.94. The GAP for this stock, is 0.58%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 9.07. The current EPS for First Data Corporation, is -6.37, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 88.60%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -14.04%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for First Data Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 14.91% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 16.73%. Quarter over quarter is 661.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 1.90%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -46.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 2.00%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.40% and institutional ownership is 94.70%. Shares outstanding is 919.27, while shares float is at a value of 334.41. Float short for First Data Corporation is 4.61% and the short ratio is 3.28.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 23.62, while the total debt/equity comes to 24.01. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is . The most recent gross margin is 41.80% and their operating margin is 0.40%. The profit margin is -10.80%.

First Data Corporation has seen returns on assets of -3.70%, and on investment, 0.00%. Return on equity is -471.90%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.09, with Price/book ratio coming to 15.47 and Price/cash is 44.89, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 18.08.

The simple moving averages are 6.55% and 6.83% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -23.12% and the 52 week low is 65.23%.

First Data Corporation has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 13.83. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Business Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. First Data Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Business Services industry means that First Data Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 0.36%, with performance for the month coming to 4.56%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 15.62%, and for the half year the performance is . Volatility for this week is 2.58% and for the month this is 2.51%.

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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