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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Bank of Montreal, BMO

Bank of Montreal, BMO is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Money Center Banks in the sector of Financial. Based in Canada, Bank of Montreal, BMO  has a market cap of 42011.19. Since its IPO date on the 10/27/1994, Bank of Montreal, BMO performance year to date is 19.04%. Today Bank of Montreal, BMO has gained 2.75%, with a current price of 66.85.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 54.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 49.70%. Return of assets are at 0.60%, with return on investment at 18.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Bank of Montreal, BMO is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.13. While Total debt/equity is 0.13. With a profit margin of 31.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 64.10%. Bank of Montreal ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Bank of Montreal, BMO has seen a EPS growth of 2.50%. A performance for the year of 29.65%. The 52-week high is 1.86%, and the 52-week low is 45.16%. The average volume for Bank of Montreal, BMO is 1013255.

With a target price of 64.45, can Bank of Montreal, BMO reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Bank of Montreal, BMO. Bank of Montreal has a P/E of 12.49 and a forward P/E of 11.13. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.35. Bank of Montreal also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.88 and 1.5 respectively. For P/cash, Bank of Montreal has a value of 0.22, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 66.85, Bank of Montreal has a dividend yield of 4.04%. We see a return on equity of 11.80%.

Looking more long-term Bank of Montreal, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 3.73%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 4.79% 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 5.50% 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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