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Today’s Large Cap Details for Fortis Inc. (NYSE: FTS) of Electric Utilities

Fortis Inc. (NYSE: FTS), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 14.49 B. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Fortis Inc. is 34.77 (with a change from open of -0.43%), this in conjunction with a target price of 44.1. Volume today has so far reached 40127, with an average volume of about 170.57. The GAP for this stock, is 0.17%.

The P/E ratio is 21.91, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 14.9. The current EPS for Fortis Inc., is 1.59, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of *TBA. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 12.89%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Fortis Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 4.90% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be *TBA. Quarter over quarter is 71.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 28.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been *TBA. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been *TBA.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at *TBA and institutional ownership is *TBA. Shares outstanding is 415.57, while shares float is at a value of 413.09. Float short for Fortis Inc. is 0.25% and the short ratio is 6.07.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is *TBA, while the total debt/equity comes to *TBA. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. The most recent gross margin is *TBA and their operating margin is *TBA. The profit margin is *TBA.

Fortis Inc. has seen returns on assets of *TBA, and on investment, *TBA. Return on equity is *TBA. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.61, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.41 and Price/cash is *TBA, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -0.22% and 8.05% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -2.69% and the 52 week low is 19.32%.

Fortis Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, with a current price of 34.77. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Electric Utilities, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Utilities. Fortis Inc. is based in Canada.

Performance in the Electric Utilities industry means that Fortis Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -0.43%, with performance for the month coming to 3.57%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 4.72%, and for the half year the performance is 4.47%. Volatility for this week is 1.14% and for the month this is 1.30%.


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