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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: General Growth Properties, Inc, GGP

General Growth Properties, Inc, GGP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is REIT – Retail in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, General Growth Properties, Inc, GGP  has a market cap of 26011.53. Since its IPO date on the 4/8/1993, General Growth Properties, Inc, GGP performance year to date is 7.09%. Today General Growth Properties, Inc, GGP has gained -0.41%, with a current price of 29.14.

Ownership of the company is 4.40% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 99.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 97.40%. Return of assets are at 2.90%, with return on investment at 4.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, General Growth Properties, Inc, GGP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.7. While Total debt/equity is 1.73. With a profit margin of 28.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 69.90%, and operating margin of 36.60%. General Growth Properties, Inc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year General Growth Properties, Inc, GGP has seen a EPS growth of 265.60%. A performance for the year of 17.74%. The 52-week high is -9.22%, and the 52-week low is 20.31%. The average volume for General Growth Properties, Inc, GGP is 4644992.

With a target price of 33.38, can General Growth Properties, Inc, GGP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of General Growth Properties, Inc, GGP. General Growth Properties, Inc has a P/E of 40.76 and a forward P/E of 39.75. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 6.3. General Growth Properties, Inc also has a P/S and a P/B of 10.79 and 3.19 respectively. For P/cash, General Growth Properties, Inc has a value of 114.94, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 29.14, General Growth Properties, Inc has a dividend yield of 2.75%. We see a return on equity of 8.50%.

Looking more long-term General Growth Properties, Inc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.47%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 2.81% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 265.60% for this year and for the last five years a 29.00% 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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