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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 28485.56. Since its IPO date on the 3/22/1993, Intuit Inc., INTU performance year to date is 17.09%. Today Intuit Inc., INTU has gained 0.19%, with a current price of 112.23.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 90.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 28.60%. Return of assets are at 22.80%, with return on investment at 15.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Intuit Inc., INTU is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.4. While Total debt/equity is 0.8. With a profit margin of 23.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 84.20%, and operating margin of 30.10%. Intuit Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.8.

For the last year Intuit Inc., INTU has seen a EPS growth of -50.70%. A performance for the year of 7.51%. The 52-week high is -4.05%, and the 52-week low is 42.63%. The average volume for Intuit Inc., INTU is 417308.

With a target price of 110.47, can Intuit Inc., INTU reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Intuit Inc., INTU. Intuit Inc. has a P/E of 32.33 and a forward P/E of 25.81. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.62. Intuit Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 6.39 and 23.05 respectively. For P/cash, Intuit Inc. has a value of 17.66, while it is 43.36 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 112.23, Intuit Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.07%. We see a return on equity of 78.40%.

Looking more long-term Intuit Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 20.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 17.93% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -50.70% for this year and for the last five years a -3.60% 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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