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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Avangrid, Inc., AGR

Avangrid, Inc., AGR is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Gas Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in USA, Avangrid, Inc., AGR  has a market cap of 13308.03. Since its IPO date on the 12/17/2015, Avangrid, Inc., AGR performance year to date is 11.40%. Today Avangrid, Inc., AGR has gained -0.97%, with a current price of 41.89.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 13.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 38.30%. Return of assets are at 1.60%, with return on investment at 2.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Avangrid, Inc., AGR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.3. While Total debt/equity is 0.31. With a profit margin of 8.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 79.70%, and operating margin of 17.20%. Avangrid, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Avangrid, Inc., AGR has seen a EPS growth of -23.50%. A performance for the year of *TBA. The 52-week high is -10.38%, and the 52-week low is 31.83%. The average volume for Avangrid, Inc., AGR is 372500.

With a target price of 48, can Avangrid, Inc., AGR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Avangrid, Inc., AGR. Avangrid, Inc. has a P/E of 18.57 and a forward P/E of 18.06. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.06. Avangrid, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.51 and 0.86 respectively. For P/cash, Avangrid, Inc. has a value of 33.61, while it is 50.99 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 41.89, Avangrid, Inc. has a dividend yield of 4.13%. We see a return on equity of 3.20%.

Looking more long-term Avangrid, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 9.80% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -23.50% for this year and for the last five years a -9.80% 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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