Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 199.52 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Pfizer Inc. is 33.22 (with a change from open of 0.85%), this in conjunction with a target price of 37.4. Volume today has so far reached 20799046, with an average volume of about 21608.14. The GAP for this stock, is -0.09%.
The P/E ratio is 27.85, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 12.13. The current EPS for Pfizer Inc., is 1.19, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 5.20%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 2.28%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for Pfizer Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 7.37% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 5.64%. Quarter over quarter is 5.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -1.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 3.30%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -2.80%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.04% and institutional ownership is 72.10%. Shares outstanding is 6006, while shares float is at a value of 5940.23. Float short for Pfizer Inc. is 0.77% and the short ratio is 2.12.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.62, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.75. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 1.1. The most recent gross margin is 77.30% and their operating margin is 18.00%. The profit margin is 13.90%.
Pfizer Inc. has seen returns on assets of 4.20%, and on investment, 7.80%. Return on equity is 12.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 4.93. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.79, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.41 and Price/cash is 13.7, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 29.69.
The simple moving averages are 2.56% and 0.73% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -11.15% and the 52 week low is 11.36%.
Pfizer Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.85%, with a current price of 33.22. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 100.70%. This is in an industry, Drug Manufacturers – Major, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. Pfizer Inc. is based in USA.
Performance in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry means that Pfizer Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 1.59%, with performance for the month coming to 3.10%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -3.37%, and for the half year the performance is -2.92%. Volatility for this week is 1.04% and for the month this is 1.19%.
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