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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., DVA

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., DVA is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Specialized Health Services in the sector of Healthcare. Based in USA, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., DVA  has a market cap of 15552.27. Since its IPO date on the 10/31/1995, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., DVA performance year to date is 9.14%. Today DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., DVA has gained 0.04%, with a current price of 76.11.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 85.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 2.60%, with return on investment at 6.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., DVA is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.91. While Total debt/equity is 1.94. With a profit margin of 3.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 28.60%, and operating margin of 11.40%. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.7, while the quick ratio is 1.6.

For the last year DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., DVA has seen a EPS growth of -62.50%. A performance for the year of -5.14%. The 52-week high is -7.06%, and the 52-week low is 24.04%. The average volume for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., DVA is 242036.

With a target price of 78.67, can DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., DVA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., DVA. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has a P/E of 34.29 and a forward P/E of 17.28. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.62. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.1 and 3.3 respectively. For P/cash, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has a value of 10.82, while it is 19.05 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 76.11, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 9.70%.

Looking more long-term DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 13.10%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.52% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -62.50% for this year and for the last five years a -8.60% growth has been seen.

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