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Is DENTSPLY International Inc.(NASDAQ: XRAY), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. DENTSPLY International Inc. (NASDAQ: XRAY) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 4/25/1991. DENTSPLY International Inc. is in the Medical Instruments & Supplies industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for DENTSPLY International Inc., is 1402.46, and so far today it has a volume of 1748100. Performance year to date since the 4/25/1991 is -2.20%.

To help you determine whether DENTSPLY International Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 27.62 and forward P/E is 19.27. PEG perhaps more useful shows that DENTSPLY International Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.49. P/S ratio is 4.44 and the P/B ratio is 1.67. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 44.39 and 40.81 respectively.

At the current price DENTSPLY International Inc. is trading at, 59.36 (-1.08% today), DENTSPLY International Inc. has a dividend yield of 0.52%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 13.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.15, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.63% after growing -21.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 43.20%, and 46.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 233.01, and the number of shares float is 231.37. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.50%, and institutional ownership is at 97.50%. The float short is 2.56%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.22. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.70%, and also a return on investment of 8.50%.

The ability for DENTSPLY International Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.4, and quick ratio is 1.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.14 and total debt/equity is 0.14. In terms of margins, DENTSPLY International Inc. has a gross margin of 54.30%, with its operating margin at 12.40%, and DENTSPLY International Inc. has a profit margin of 12.00%.

The 52 week high is -9.72%, with 20.42% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.43% and the 200 day simple moving average is -2.10%.

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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