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Morning Recap: Mercadolibre, Inc. (MELI)

Today’s top gainers include the company Mercadolibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) which is in the industry Catalog & Mail Order Houses, gaining -2.78% today. In the last week its performance is -3.58%, and 36.86% for the past quarter. Currently, Mercadolibre, Inc., MELI has a target price of 252.5, so today’s gain of -2.78% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -9.99%.

Mercadolibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI), has a market cap of 11.69 B, and is based in Argentina. Insider ownership is at 28.39%, and institutional ownership is 99.90%.

At the current price of 270.81, it has a dividend yield of 0.22%, and its target price is 252.5. This is with a profit margin of 16.10%, and total debt/equity of 0.67. Mercadolibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) has a P/E of 77.33, as well as a forward P/E of 42.72.

With a current EPS of 3.5, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 32.37%,Mercadolibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 12.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 32.13%.

Performance for the year is 105.13%. Since its IPO date on 08/10/2007, the total performance to date is 73.56%.

Volume today for Mercadolibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI), is 2765786, while its average volume is 497.05. Whilst the total gain today was -2.78%, it did have a day high of -9.11%.

Volatility for this week has been at 5.35%, and 3.40% for the month. The 52-week low for Mercadolibre, Inc., MELI has been 115.54%, while the 52-week-high has reached -9.11%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 17.80%, and its return on assets is 11.80%. Mercadolibre, Inc. (NASDAQ:MELI) has an operating margin of 22.30%. With a sales growth of 73.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Mercadolibre, Inc., MELI is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 0.63, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 1.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Mercadolibre, Inc.? Well its PEG is 2.41, and the P/S is 12.17, along with a P/B of 24.8. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 20.63.

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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