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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Allergan plc, AGN

Allergan plc, AGN is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Drugs – Generic in the sector of Healthcare. Based in USA, Allergan plc, AGN  has a market cap of 99106.43. Since its IPO date on the 2/17/1993, Allergan plc, AGN performance year to date is -21.66%. Today Allergan plc, AGN has gained 0.42%, with a current price of 245.83.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 87.60%. 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 -1.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Allergan plc, AGN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.52. While Total debt/equity is 0.56. With a profit margin of 27.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 78.70%, and operating margin of -16.50%. Allergan plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.9.

For the last year Allergan plc, AGN has seen a EPS growth of 23.00%. A performance for the year of -19.40%. The 52-week high is -23.82%, and the 52-week low is 25.74%. The average volume for Allergan plc, AGN is 238372.

With a target price of 299.06, can Allergan plc, AGN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Allergan plc, AGN. Allergan plc has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 14.33. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Allergan plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.45 and 1.35 respectively. For P/cash, Allergan plc has a value of 195.63, while it is 22.47 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 245.83, Allergan plc has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 5.70%.

Looking more long-term Allergan plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 13.49%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 21.93% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 23.00% for this year and for the last five years a -50.40% 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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