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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Celgene Corporation, CELG

Celgene Corporation, CELG is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Biotechnology in the sector of Healthcare. Based in USA, Celgene Corporation, CELG  has a market cap of 83548.61. Since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990, Celgene Corporation, CELG performance year to date is -9.88%. Today Celgene Corporation, CELG has gained -1.31%, with a current price of 106.52.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 80.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 6.90%, with return on investment at 8.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Celgene Corporation, CELG is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 2.81. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 17.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 95.60%, and operating margin of 24.50%. Celgene Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 4.6, while the quick ratio is 4.3.

For the last year Celgene Corporation, CELG has seen a EPS growth of -18.80%. A performance for the year of -19.99%. The 52-week high is -21.91%, and the 52-week low is 14.56%. The average volume for Celgene Corporation, CELG is 3621056.

With a target price of 135.82, can Celgene Corporation, CELG reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Celgene Corporation, CELG. Celgene Corporation has a P/E of 52.22 and a forward P/E of 15.37. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.37. Celgene Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 8.62 and 16.6 respectively. For P/cash, Celgene Corporation has a value of 14.64, while it is 36.35 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 106.52, Celgene Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 29.70%.

Looking more long-term Celgene Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 22.03%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 23.30% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -18.80% for this year and for the last five years a 15.70% growth has been seen.

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