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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Broadcom Limited, AVGO

Broadcom Limited, AVGO is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Semiconductor – Broad Line in the sector of Technology. Based in Singapore, Broadcom Limited, AVGO  has a market cap of 69336.59. Since its IPO date on the 8/6/2009, Broadcom Limited, AVGO performance year to date is 22.33%. Today Broadcom Limited, AVGO has gained -0.33%, with a current price of 176.42.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 93.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 279.90%. Return of assets are at -1.00%, with return on investment at 18.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Broadcom Limited, AVGO is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.74. While Total debt/equity is 0.76. With a profit margin of -2.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 43.90%, and operating margin of 2.60%. Broadcom Limited ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.5, while the quick ratio is 2.

For the last year Broadcom Limited, AVGO has seen a EPS growth of 327.70%. A performance for the year of 49.68%. The 52-week high is -1.67%, and the 52-week low is 59.70%. The average volume for Broadcom Limited, AVGO is 3170400.

With a target price of 192.81, can Broadcom Limited, AVGO reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Broadcom Limited, AVGO. Broadcom Limited has a P/E of 232.44 and a forward P/E of 13.58. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 14.56. Broadcom Limited also has a P/S and a P/B of 7.8 and 3.51 respectively. For P/cash, Broadcom Limited has a value of 33.97, while it is 59.16 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 176.42, Broadcom Limited has a dividend yield of 1.13%. We see a return on equity of -2.50%.

Looking more long-term Broadcom Limited, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 15.97%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 18.61% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 327.70% for this year and for the last five years a 24.00% 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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