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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Equinix, Inc., EQIX

Equinix, Inc., EQIX is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Internet Software & Services in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Equinix, Inc., EQIX  has a market cap of 25831.29. Since its IPO date on the 8/11/2000, Equinix, Inc., EQIX performance year to date is 25.79%. Today Equinix, Inc., EQIX has gained 0.56%, with a current price of 378.45.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 98.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 463.30%. Return of assets are at 0.80%, with return on investment at 5.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Equinix, Inc., EQIX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.35. While Total debt/equity is 1.49. With a profit margin of 2.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 51.50%, and operating margin of 18.10%. Equinix, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 1.4.

For the last year Equinix, Inc., EQIX has seen a EPS growth of 166.80%. A performance for the year of 45.04%. The 52-week high is -3.23%, and the 52-week low is 59.51%. The average volume for Equinix, Inc., EQIX is 149138.

With a target price of 404.35, can Equinix, Inc., EQIX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Equinix, Inc., EQIX. Equinix, Inc. has a P/E of 280.84 and a forward P/E of 67.69. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 13.26. Equinix, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 8.83 and 5.32 respectively. For P/cash, Equinix, Inc. has a value of 39.97, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 378.45, Equinix, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.86%. We see a return on equity of 2.90%.

Looking more long-term Equinix, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 21.18%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 150.23% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 166.80% for this year and for the last five years a 38.30% 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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