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Morning Hot Stocks: DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA)

With a market cap of 12.64 B, DaVita Inc. has a large market cap size. DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/31/1995. DaVita Inc. is in the Specialized Health Services industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for DaVita Inc., is 1446.99, and so far today it has a volume of 167123. Performance year to date since the 10/31/1995 is -0.50%.

To help you determine whether DaVita Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 10.45 and forward P/E is 16.61. PEG perhaps more useful shows that DaVita Inc. has a value for PEG of 0.89. P/S ratio is 0.85 and the P/B ratio is 2.39. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 7.08 and 8.26 respectively.

At the current price DaVita Inc. is trading at, 64.2 (0.50% today), DaVita Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6.11, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.23% after growing 244.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 389.30%, and 3.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 197.84, and the number of shares float is 193.33. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 85.60%. The float short is 2.90%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.87. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.50%, and also a return on investment of 10.50%.

The ability for DaVita Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.6, and quick ratio is 1.6. Long term debt/equity is 1.74 and total debt/equity is 1.77. In terms of margins, DaVita Inc. has a gross margin of 27.40%, with its operating margin at 16.30%, and DaVita Inc. has a profit margin of 8.30%.

The 52 week high is -18.22%, with 17.80% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.44% and the 200 day simple moving average is -1.03%.

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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