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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Entergy Corporation, ETR

Entergy Corporation, ETR is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Electric Utilities in the sector of Utilities. Based in USA, Entergy Corporation, ETR  has a market cap of 14345.21. Since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972, Entergy Corporation, ETR performance year to date is 19.47%. Today Entergy Corporation, ETR has gained 0.33%, with a current price of 79.21.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 87.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 343.90%. Return of assets are at 0.40%, with return on investment at 1.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Entergy Corporation, ETR is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.35. While Total debt/equity is 1.52. With a profit margin of 1.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 86.80%, and operating margin of -2.50%. Entergy Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1, while the quick ratio is 0.7.

For the last year Entergy Corporation, ETR has seen a EPS growth of -118.90%. A performance for the year of 19.24%. The 52-week high is -2.47%, and the 52-week low is 35.49%. The average volume for Entergy Corporation, ETR is 384523.

With a target price of 82.5, can Entergy Corporation, ETR reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Entergy Corporation, ETR. Entergy Corporation has a P/E of 81.56 and a forward P/E of 15.32. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Entergy Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.31 and 1.45 respectively. For P/cash, Entergy Corporation has a value of 14.4, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 79.21, Entergy Corporation has a dividend yield of 4.31%. We see a return on equity of 1.90%.

Looking more long-term Entergy Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -2.14%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -22.89% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -118.90% for this year and for the last five years a -16.50% 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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