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CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 12775.39. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for CGI Group Inc. is 46.45 (with a change from open of 0.22%), this in conjunction with a target price of 50.87. Volume today has so far reached 77189, with an average volume of about 143.19. The GAP for this stock, is -0.98%.

The P/E ratio is 18.91, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 12.36. The current EPS for CGI Group Inc., is 2.48, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 12.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 16.94%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for CGI Group Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 8.98% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 8.33%. Quarter over quarter is 11.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 4.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 19.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 22.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 12.40% and institutional ownership is 70.00%. Shares outstanding is 272.92, while shares float is at a value of 233.7. Float short for CGI Group Inc. is 1.73% and the short ratio is 28.28.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.28, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.31. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.7. The most recent gross margin is 14.50% and their operating margin is 13.90%. The profit margin is 9.60%.

CGI Group Inc. has seen returns on assets of 8.80%, and on investment, 13.20%. Return on equity is 16.70%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.27. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.58, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.06 and Price/cash is 59.5, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 15.94.

The simple moving averages are -3.82% and 2.81% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -8.17% and the 52 week low is 28.88%.

CGI Group Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, with a current price of 46.45. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Internet Software & Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. CGI Group Inc. is based in Canada.

Performance in the Internet Software & Services industry means that CGI Group Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -3.23%, with performance for the month coming to 1.52%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 4.77%, and for the half year the performance is 26.68%. Volatility for this week is 1.61% and for the month this is 1.67%.

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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