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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS

Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Business Software & Services in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS  has a market cap of 13400.02. Since its IPO date on the 12/8/1995, Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS performance year to date is 16.70%. Today Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS has gained 0.53%, with a current price of 88.75.

Ownership of the company is 0.70% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 6.80%, with return on investment at 10.80%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.64. While Total debt/equity is 0. With a profit margin of 11.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 81.40%, and operating margin of 12.30%. Citrix Systems, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 1.1.

For the last year Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS has seen a EPS growth of 35.50%. A performance for the year of 27.42%. The 52-week high is -1.39%, and the 52-week low is 45.71%. The average volume for Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS is 1306710.

With a target price of 87.55, can Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Citrix Systems, Inc., CTXS. Citrix Systems, Inc. has a P/E of 37.39 and a forward P/E of 16.31. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.53. Citrix Systems, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.01 and 6.58 respectively. For P/cash, Citrix Systems, Inc. has a value of 11.59, while it is 15.04 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 88.75, Citrix Systems, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 17.90%.

Looking more long-term Citrix Systems, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 14.75%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.80% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 35.50% for this year and for the last five years a 6.50% 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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