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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS

Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Business Software & Services in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS  has a market cap of 13716. Since its IPO date on the 12/8/1995, Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS performance year to date is 16.25%. Today Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS has gained -0.67%, with a current price of 87.35.

Ownership of the company is 0.50% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 7.40%, with return on investment at 10.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.04. While Total debt/equity is 0.61. With a profit margin of 12.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 81.80%, and operating margin of 15.50%. Citrix Systems, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS has seen a EPS growth of 35.50%. A performance for the year of 14.70%. The 52-week high is -2.94%, and the 52-week low is 43.41%. The average volume for Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS is 68218.

With a target price of 92.29, can Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS. Citrix Systems, Inc. has a P/E of 29.53 and a forward P/E of 15.74. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.84. Citrix Systems, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.02 and 5.82 respectively. For P/cash, Citrix Systems, Inc. has a value of 8.25, while it is 13.72 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 87.35, Citrix Systems, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 19.40%.

Looking more long-term Citrix Systems, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 10.38%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.55% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 35.50% for this year and for the last five years a 6.50% 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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