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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: EMC Corporation, EMC

EMC Corporation, EMC is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Data Storage Devices in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, EMC Corporation, EMC  has a market cap of 56709.08. Since its IPO date on the 12/16/1988, EMC Corporation, EMC performance year to date is 13.86%. Today EMC Corporation, EMC has gained 0.00%, with a current price of 28.99.

Ownership of the company is 0.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 82.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 43.50%. Return of assets are at 4.60%, with return on investment at 7.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, EMC Corporation, EMC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.25. While Total debt/equity is 0.28. With a profit margin of 8.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 61.30%, and operating margin of 12.50%. EMC Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 1.3.

For the last year EMC Corporation, EMC has seen a EPS growth of -23.10%. A performance for the year of 22.92%. The 52-week high is -0.03%, and the 52-week low is 27.75%. The average volume for EMC Corporation, EMC is 43280000.

With a target price of 29.52, can EMC Corporation, EMC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of EMC Corporation, EMC. EMC Corporation has a P/E of 27.07 and a forward P/E of 15.36. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 9.02. EMC Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.31 and 2.56 respectively. For P/cash, EMC Corporation has a value of 4.82, while it is 16.01 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 28.99, EMC Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.59%. We see a return on equity of 9.80%.

Looking more long-term EMC Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 3.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 1.51% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -23.10% for this year and for the last five years a 2.80% growth has been seen.

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