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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, MJN  has a market cap of 13394.05. Since its IPO date on the 2/11/2009, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN performance year to date is -6.70%. Today Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN has gained -0.54%, with a current price of 72.12.

Ownership of the company is 0.21% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 98.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 61.20%. Return of assets are at 12.40%, 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 63.90%, and operating margin of 20.70%. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 2.2, 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 -8.12%. The 52-week high is -23.19%, and the 52-week low is 11.80%. The average volume for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN is 272007.

With a target price of 80.67, 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 26.95 and a forward P/E of 20.65. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.89. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.52 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has a value of 7.27, while it is 39.59 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 72.12, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has a dividend yield of 2.28%. We see a return on equity of -87.20%.

Looking more long-term Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 5.51%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 1.89% 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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