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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Credicorp Ltd., BAP

Credicorp Ltd., BAP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Money Center Banks in the sector of Financial. Based in Peru, Credicorp Ltd., BAPĀ  has a market cap of 13790.97. Since its IPO date on the 10/25/1995, Credicorp Ltd., BAP performance year to date is 53.16%. Today Credicorp Ltd., BAP has gained 0.46%, with a current price of 146.65.

Ownership of the company is 36.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 57.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 19.70%. Return of assets are at 2.10%, with return on investment at 12.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Credicorp Ltd., BAP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.99. While Total debt/equity is 0.99. With a profit margin of 30.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 55.50%. Credicorp Ltd. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Credicorp Ltd., BAP has seen a EPS growth of 29.60%. A performance for the year of 29.95%. The 52-week high is -11.79%, and the 52-week low is 75.94%. The average volume for Credicorp Ltd., BAP is 189722.

With a target price of 173.65, can Credicorp Ltd., BAP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Credicorp Ltd., BAP. Credicorp Ltd. has a P/E of 12.38 and a forward P/E of 10.5. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 0.89. Credicorp Ltd. also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.49 and 2.25 respectively. For P/cash, Credicorp Ltd. has a value of 1.29, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 146.65, Credicorp Ltd. has a dividend yield of 1.58%. We see a return on equity of 19.60%.

Looking more long-term Credicorp Ltd., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 13.88%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 14.83% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 29.60% for this year and for the last five years a 40.20% growth has been seen.

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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