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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Edison International, EIX

Edison International, EIX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electric Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in USA, Edison International, EIX  has a market cap of 24525.14. Since its IPO date on the 1/2/1980, Edison International, EIX performance year to date is 28.25%. Today Edison International, EIX has gained 0.47%, with a current price of 75.3.

Ownership of the company is 0.21% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 68.10%. Return of assets are at 1.70%, with return on investment at 6.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Edison International, EIX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.94. While Total debt/equity is 1.07. With a profit margin of 7.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of 62.40%, and operating margin of 15.70%. Edison International ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.5, while the quick ratio is 0.5.

For the last year Edison International, EIX has seen a EPS growth of -31.00%. A performance for the year of 26.31%. The 52-week high is -4.34%, and the 52-week low is 36.59%. The average volume for Edison International, EIX is 492695.

With a target price of 79.71, can Edison International, EIX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Edison International, EIX. Edison International has a P/E of 28.78 and a forward P/E of 18.12. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 11.27. Edison International also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.17 and 2.11 respectively. For P/cash, Edison International has a value of 220.95, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 75.3, Edison International has a dividend yield of 2.56%. We see a return on equity of 7.70%.

Looking more long-term Edison International, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 2.55%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.16% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -31.00% for this year and for the last five years a -2.00% 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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