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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Coty Inc., COTY

Coty Inc., COTY is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Personal Products in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Coty Inc., COTY  has a market cap of 14590.56. Since its IPO date on the 6/13/2013, Coty Inc., COTY performance year to date is -22.97%. Today Coty Inc., COTY has gained -0.87%, with a current price of 19.38.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 35.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 315.70%. Return of assets are at 0.40%, with return on investment at 2.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Coty Inc., COTY is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 16.77. While Total debt/equity is 17.4. With a profit margin of 0.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 59.50%, and operating margin of 5.00%. Coty Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Coty Inc., COTY has seen a EPS growth of -56.10%. A performance for the year of -28.93%. The 52-week high is -38.06%, and the 52-week low is 7.85%. The average volume for Coty Inc., COTY is 813104.

With a target price of 22.8, can Coty Inc., COTY reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Coty Inc., COTY. Coty Inc. has a P/E of 244.37 and a forward P/E of 17.58. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Coty Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.38 and 26.07 respectively. For P/cash, Coty Inc. has a value of 38.6, while it is 175.79 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 19.38, Coty Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.41%. We see a return on equity of 8.50%.

Looking more long-term Coty Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -0.20%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 19.83% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -56.10% for this year and for the last five years a 9.10% growth has been seen.

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