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Morning Stock Stories: Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI)

With a market cap of 92.97 B, Reynolds American Inc. has a large market cap size. Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 06/01/1999. Reynolds American Inc. is in the Cigarettes industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Reynolds American Inc., is 4914.13, and so far today it has a volume of 234277. Performance year to date since the 06/01/1999 is 15.61%.

To help you determine whether Reynolds American Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 28.17 and forward P/E is 23.69. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Reynolds American Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.83. P/S ratio is 7.42 and the P/B ratio is 4.26. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Reynolds American Inc. is trading at, 65.08 (0.45% today), Reynolds American Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.15%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 76.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.3, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 7.85% after growing 65.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -78.10%, and 1.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1434.9, and the number of shares float is 377.19. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 47.30%. The float short is 2.49%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.91. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.40%, and also a return on investment of 19.90%.

The ability for Reynolds American Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 0.58 and total debt/equity is 0.61. In terms of margins, Reynolds American Inc. has a gross margin of 61.10%, with its operating margin at 45.90%, and Reynolds American Inc. has a profit margin of 26.20%.

The 52 week high is -4.02%, with 50.02% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.27% and the 200 day simple moving average is 9.48%.

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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