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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., CX

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., CX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Cement in the sector of Industrial Goods. Based in Mexico, CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., CX  has a market cap of 10759.12. Since its IPO date on the 9/15/1999, CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., CX performance year to date is 47.13%. Today CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., CX has gained 2.73%, with a current price of 8.1.

Ownership of the company is 60.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 32.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 1.10%, with return on investment at 5.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., CX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.84. While Total debt/equity is 1.99. With a profit margin of 2.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 34.10%, and operating margin of 10.90%. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., CX has seen a EPS growth of 102.90%. A performance for the year of -3.81%. The 52-week high is -3.12%, and the 52-week low is 131.29%. The average volume for CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., CX is 11209246.

With a target price of 8.85, can CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., CX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., CX. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. has a P/E of 46.08 and a forward P/E of 23.11. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.84 and 1.39 respectively. For P/cash, CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. has a value of 8.7, while it is 11.92 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 8.1, CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 4.20%.

Looking more long-term CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of 67.16% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 102.90% for this year and for the last five years a 15.00% 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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