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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: CGI Group Inc., GIB

CGI Group Inc., GIB is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Internet Software & Services in the sector of Technology. Based in Canada, CGI Group Inc., GIB  has a market cap of 13266.17. Since its IPO date on the 10/7/1998, CGI Group Inc., GIB performance year to date is 21.68%. Today CGI Group Inc., GIB has gained -1.60%, with a current price of 47.93.

Ownership of the company is 12.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 70.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 9.20%, with return on investment at 13.70%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, CGI Group Inc., GIB is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.27. While Total debt/equity is 0.3. With a profit margin of 10.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 14.60%, and operating margin of 14.40%. CGI Group Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year CGI Group Inc., GIB has seen a EPS growth of 12.30%. A performance for the year of 11.98%. The 52-week high is -5.24%, and the 52-week low is 32.99%. The average volume for CGI Group Inc., GIB is 31353.

With a target price of 51.61, can CGI Group Inc., GIB reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of CGI Group Inc., GIB. CGI Group Inc. has a P/E of 19.19 and a forward P/E of 12.2. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.59. CGI Group Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.67 and 3.08 respectively. For P/cash, CGI Group Inc. has a value of 29.99, while it is 18.57 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 47.93, CGI Group Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 17.10%.

Looking more long-term CGI Group Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.41%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.42% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 12.30% for this year and for the last five years a 16.60% 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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