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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Credicorp Ltd., BAP

Credicorp Ltd., BAP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Money Center Banks in the sector of Financial. Based in Peru, Credicorp Ltd., BAP  has a market cap of 15091.89. Since its IPO date on the 10/25/1995, Credicorp Ltd., BAP performance year to date is 66.19%. Today Credicorp Ltd., BAP has gained 0.68%, with a current price of 160.21.

Ownership of the company is 36.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 57.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 20.30%. Return of assets are at 2.00%, with return on investment at 12.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Credicorp Ltd., BAP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.04. While Total debt/equity is 1.04. With a profit margin of 29.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 56.20%. Credicorp Ltd. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Credicorp Ltd., BAP has seen a EPS growth of 29.60%. A performance for the year of 22.77%. The 52-week high is -1.80%, and the 52-week low is 99.12%. The average volume for Credicorp Ltd., BAP is 71583.

With a target price of 164.3, can Credicorp Ltd., BAP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Credicorp Ltd., BAP. Credicorp Ltd. has a P/E of 13.82 and a forward P/E of 11.08. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 0.93. Credicorp Ltd. also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.92 and 2.56 respectively. For P/cash, Credicorp Ltd. has a value of 1.88, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 160.21, Credicorp Ltd. has a dividend yield of 1.46%. We see a return on equity of 19.70%.

Looking more long-term Credicorp Ltd., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 14.91%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 15.13% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 29.60% for this year and for the last five years a 40.20% 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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