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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 16198.13. Since its IPO date on the 2/11/2009, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN performance year to date is 12.49%. Today Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN has gained 1.39%, with a current price of 89.11.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% 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 1.82%. The 52-week high is -5.60%, and the 52-week low is 37.41%. The average volume for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, MJN is 706187.

With a target price of 95.6, 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 33.12 and a forward P/E of 23.08. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.09. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.21 and *TBA respectively. For P/cash, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has a value of 9.44, while it is 69.22 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 89.11, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has a dividend yield of 1.88%. 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 8.10%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 8.34% 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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