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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Lloyds Banking Group plc, LYG

Lloyds Banking Group plc, LYG is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Foreign Money Center Banks in the sector of Financial. Based in United Kingdom, Lloyds Banking Group plc, LYG  has a market cap of 47785.13. Since its IPO date on the 11/28/2001, Lloyds Banking Group plc, LYG performance year to date is -35.30%. Today Lloyds Banking Group plc, LYG has gained 5.38%, with a current price of 2.74.

Ownership of the company is 81.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 1.60%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 131.30%. Return of assets are at 0.10%, with return on investment at 8.30%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Lloyds Banking Group plc, LYG is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 2.27. While Total debt/equity is 2.27. With a profit margin of 4.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 64.40%. Lloyds Banking Group plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Lloyds Banking Group plc, LYG has seen a EPS growth of -53.90%. A performance for the year of -44.82%. The 52-week high is -48.60%, and the 52-week low is 10.93%. The average volume for Lloyds Banking Group plc, LYG is 9542725.

With a target price of 2.73, can Lloyds Banking Group plc, LYG reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Lloyds Banking Group plc, LYG. Lloyds Banking Group plc has a P/E of 304.44 and a forward P/E of 9.13. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Lloyds Banking Group plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.98 and 0.75 respectively. For P/cash, Lloyds Banking Group plc has a value of 0.15, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 2.74, Lloyds Banking Group plc has a dividend yield of 6.20%. We see a return on equity of 1.60%.

Looking more long-term Lloyds Banking Group plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -0.50%. In the short-term an EPS growth of -21.05% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -53.90% for this year and for the last five years a 17.00% 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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