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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Intuit Inc., INTU

Intuit Inc., INTU is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is Application Software in the sector of Technology. Based in USA, Intuit Inc., INTU  has a market cap of 29811.3. Since its IPO date on the 3/22/1993, Intuit Inc., INTU performance year to date is 21.79%. Today Intuit Inc., INTU has gained -0.46%, with a current price of 115.63.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 86.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 32.50%. Return of assets are at 22.40%, with return on investment at 39.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Intuit Inc., INTU is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.51. While Total debt/equity is 1.18. With a profit margin of 20.60%, this is combined with a gross margin of 83.80%, and operating margin of 25.40%. Intuit Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.6, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year Intuit Inc., INTU has seen a EPS growth of 110.60%. A performance for the year of 17.29%. The 52-week high is -0.88%, and the 52-week low is 32.28%. The average volume for Intuit Inc., INTU is 99505.

With a target price of 115.44, can Intuit Inc., INTU reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Intuit Inc., INTU. Intuit Inc. has a P/E of 37.5 and a forward P/E of 23.44. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.15. Intuit Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.26 and 32 respectively. For P/cash, Intuit Inc. has a value of 49.27, while it is 34.27 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 115.63, Intuit Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.17%. We see a return on equity of 98.30%.

Looking more long-term Intuit Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 17.45%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 13.99% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 110.60% for this year and for the last five years a 7.00% 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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