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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD

Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Medical Instruments & Supplies in the sector of Healthcare. Based in USA, Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTDĀ  has a market cap of 10599.27. Since its IPO date on the 11/14/1997, Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD performance year to date is 18.21%. Today Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD has gained 0.15%, with a current price of 400.88.

Ownership of the company is 0.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 98.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 17.50%, with return on investment at 30.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.41. While Total debt/equity is 1.45. With a profit margin of 14.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of 56.80%, and operating margin of 19.30%. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 1.1.

For the last year Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD has seen a EPS growth of 9.10%. A performance for the year of 37.13%. The 52-week high is -3.81%, and the 52-week low is 45.62%. The average volume for Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD is 198800.

With a target price of 394.61, can Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. has a P/E of 31 and a forward P/E of 24.79. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.53. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.37 and 21.7 respectively. For P/cash, Mettler-Toledo International Inc. has a value of 92.49, while it is 31.28 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 400.88, Mettler-Toledo International Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 64.90%.

Looking more long-term Mettler-Toledo International Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.27%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.89% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 9.10% for this year and for the last five years a 12.90% growth has been seen.

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