First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 17.49 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for First Data Corporation is 18.45 (with a change from open of -1.02%), this in conjunction with a target price of 19.48. Volume today has so far reached 398682, with an average volume of about 3691.7. The GAP for this stock, is 0.54%.
The P/E ratio is 33.41, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 11.28. The current EPS for First Data Corporation, is 0.56, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 105.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 30.66%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for First Data Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 7.45% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 15.58%. Quarter over quarter is 161.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 0.90%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 22.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 1.60%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 2.20% and institutional ownership is 90.80%. Shares outstanding is 943.14, while shares float is at a value of 366.79. Float short for First Data Corporation is 7.84% and the short ratio is 7.79.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 13.3, while the total debt/equity comes to 13.66. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is 44.20% and their operating margin is 13.90%. The profit margin is 4.40%.
First Data Corporation has seen returns on assets of 1.40%, and on investment, 7.40%. Return on equity is 46.40%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.14. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.51, with Price/book ratio coming to 12.36 and Price/cash is 34.76, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 10.48.
The simple moving averages are 0.54% and 18.44% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.95% and the 52 week low is 63.85%.
First Data Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA, with a current price of 18.45. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Business Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. First Data Corporation is based in USA.
Performance in the Business Services industry means that First Data Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 0.76%, with performance for the month coming to 1.59%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 23.52%, and for the half year the performance is 60.52%. Volatility for this week is 1.66% and for the month this is 2.23%.
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