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Morning Trending Tickers: Vantiv, Inc., (VNTV)

Friday February 24th 2017: Vantiv, Inc., VNTV is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Business Services in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Vantiv, Inc., VNTV  has a market cap of 12.9 B. Since its IPO date on the 3/22/2012, Vantiv, Inc., VNTV performance year to date is 7.82%. Today Vantiv, Inc., VNTV has gained 0.34%, with a current price of 64.5.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is *TBA. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 3.00%, with return on investment at 9.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Vantiv, Inc., VNTV is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 2.23. While Total debt/equity is 2.34. With a profit margin of 5.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 52.70%, and operating margin of 14.40%. Vantiv, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.7, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Vantiv, Inc., VNTV has seen a EPS growth of 78.60%. A performance for the year of 8.84%. The 52-week high is -2.63%, and the 52-week low is 22.97%. The average volume for Vantiv, Inc., VNTV is 87124.

With a target price of 69.04, can Vantiv, Inc., VNTV reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Vantiv, Inc., VNTV. Vantiv, Inc. has a P/E of 57.86 and a forward P/E of 17.5. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.94. Vantiv, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.5 and 7.53 respectively. For P/cash, Vantiv, Inc. has a value of 93.26, while it is 19.4 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 64.5, Vantiv, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 16.10%.

Looking more long-term Vantiv, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 14.67%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 12.36% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 78.60% for this year and for the last five years a 50.60% 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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