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Today’s Large Cap Details for TransCanada Corporation (NYSE: TRP) of Oil & Gas Pipelines

TransCanada Corporation (NYSE: TRP), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 40.85 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for TransCanada Corporation is 47.47 (with a change from open of 0.27%), this in conjunction with a target price of 52.82. Volume today has so far reached 3472842, with an average volume of about 1090.31. The GAP for this stock, is 0.57%.

The P/E ratio is 97.08, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 20.49. The current EPS for TransCanada Corporation, is 0.49, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 109.30%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 5.14%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for TransCanada Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 8.42% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 5.80%. Quarter over quarter is 106.70% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 35.50%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -40.40%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 9.80%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at *TBA and institutional ownership is 60.20%. Shares outstanding is 860.59, while shares float is at a value of 860.59. Float short for TransCanada Corporation is 0.44% and the short ratio is 3.51.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.06, while the total debt/equity comes to 2.26. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.9, and the quick ratio is 0.8. The most recent gross margin is 52.70% and their operating margin is 23.80%. The profit margin is 3.80%.

TransCanada Corporation has seen returns on assets of 0.60%, and on investment, 3.30%. Return on equity is 2.90%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 16.75. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 4.12, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.72 and Price/cash is 61.73, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 1.68% and 2.50% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -4.61% and the 52 week low is 13.35%.

TransCanada Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.54%, with a current price of 47.47. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 286.90%. This is in an industry, Oil & Gas Pipelines, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. TransCanada Corporation is based in Canada.

Performance in the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry means that TransCanada Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 1.15%, with performance for the month coming to 1.43%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 3.22%, and for the half year the performance is 9.35%. Volatility for this week is 1.52% and for the month this is 1.41%.


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