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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Processed & Packaged Goods in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJNĀ  has a market cap of 15007.56. Since its IPO date on the 2/11/2009, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN performance year to date is 4.17%. Today Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN has gained 0.38%, with a current price of 80.96.

Ownership of the company is 0.21% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 98.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 62.10%. Return of assets are at 12.90%, with return on investment at 30.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of *TBA. While Total debt/equity is *TBA. With a profit margin of 13.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 64.00%, and operating margin of 20.40%. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.3, while the quick ratio is 1.9.

For the last year Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN has seen a EPS growth of -7.80%. A performance for the year of 10.96%. The 52-week high is -13.78%, and the 52-week low is 25.51%. The average volume for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN is 2126488.

With a target price of 91.73, can Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has a P/E of 30.5 and a forward P/E of 21.6. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 5.16. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.9 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has a value of 8.75, while it is 64.13 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 80.96, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has a dividend yield of 2.04%. We see a return on equity of -137.80%.

Looking more long-term Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 5.91%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.64% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -7.80% for this year and for the last five years a 8.20% growth has been seen.

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