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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: First Data Corporation, FDC

First Data Corporation, FDC is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Business Services in the sector of Services. Based in USA, First Data Corporation, FDC  has a market cap of 12211.93. Since its IPO date on the 10/15/2015, First Data Corporation, FDC performance year to date is -16.04%. Today First Data Corporation, FDC has gained 2.13%, with a current price of 13.45.

Ownership of the company is 1.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 94.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -3.70%, with return on investment at 0.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, First Data Corporation, FDC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 23.62. While Total debt/equity is 24.01. With a profit margin of -10.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 41.80%, and operating margin of 0.40%. First Data Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year First Data Corporation, FDC has seen a EPS growth of 88.60%. A performance for the year of *TBA. The 52-week high is -25.24%, and the 52-week low is 60.69%. The average volume for First Data Corporation, FDC is 5178162.

With a target price of 16.05, can First Data Corporation, FDC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of First Data Corporation, FDC. First Data Corporation has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 8.89. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. First Data Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.05 and 15.11 respectively. For P/cash, First Data Corporation has a value of 43.3, while it is 17.45 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 13.45, First Data Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of -471.90%.

Looking more long-term First Data Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 16.73%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 14.88% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 88.60% for this year and for the last five years a -46.00% 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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