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Morning Stock Stories: Vedanta Limited, (VEDL)

Friday February 24th 2017: Vedanta Limited, VEDL is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Industrial Metals & Minerals in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in India, Vedanta Limited, VEDL  has a market cap of 15.39 B. Since its IPO date on the 6/20/2007, Vedanta Limited, VEDL performance year to date is 32.45%. Today Vedanta Limited, VEDL has gained 0.61%, with a current price of 16.55.

Ownership of the company is *TBA for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 3.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -5.70%, with return on investment at -15.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Vedanta Limited, VEDL is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.96. While Total debt/equity is 1.55. With a profit margin of -19.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of -38.50%, and operating margin of -43.50%. Vedanta Limited ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.3, while the quick ratio is 1.1.

For the last year Vedanta Limited, VEDL has seen a EPS growth of 2.50%. A performance for the year of 68.03%. The 52-week high is -4.56%, and the 52-week low is 79.31%. The average volume for Vedanta Limited, VEDL is 11331.

With a target price of *TBA, can Vedanta Limited, VEDL reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Vedanta Limited, VEDL. Vedanta Limited has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of *TBA. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Vedanta Limited also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.64 and 1.84 respectively. For P/cash, Vedanta Limited has a value of 1.84, while it is 25.82 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 16.55, Vedanta Limited has a dividend yield of 7.29%. We see a return on equity of -23.80%.

Looking more long-term Vedanta Limited, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of *TBA in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 2.50% for this year and for the last five years a -38.20% growth has been seen.

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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