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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Luxottica Group SpA, LUX

Luxottica Group SpA, LUX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Apparel Stores in the sector of Services. Based in Italy, Luxottica Group SpA, LUX  has a market cap of 23511.59. Since its IPO date on the 1/24/1990, Luxottica Group SpA, LUX performance year to date is -24.28%. Today Luxottica Group SpA, LUX has gained 0.31%, with a current price of 48.22.

Ownership of the company is 76.00% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 1.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 12.40%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Luxottica Group SpA, LUX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.31. While Total debt/equity is 0.36. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of 66.50%, and operating margin of *TBA. Luxottica Group SpA ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Luxottica Group SpA, LUX has seen a EPS growth of 24.40%. A performance for the year of -26.77%. The 52-week high is -32.31%, and the 52-week low is 3.32%. The average volume for Luxottica Group SpA, LUX is 42700.

With a target price of 41, can Luxottica Group SpA, LUX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Luxottica Group SpA, LUX. Luxottica Group SpA has a P/E of 26.64 and a forward P/E of 24.92. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.89. Luxottica Group SpA also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.35 and 3.9 respectively. For P/cash, Luxottica Group SpA has a value of 25.95, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 48.22, Luxottica Group SpA has a dividend yield of 2.05%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Luxottica Group SpA, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.85%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 1.84% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 24.40% for this year and for the last five years a 15.00% 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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