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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., MTD  has a market cap of 11065.41. Since its IPO date on the 11/14/1997, Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD performance year to date is 24.35%. Today Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD has gained -1.19%, with a current price of 416.67.

Ownership of the company is 0.60% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.00%. Return of assets are at 17.80%, 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 1.65. While Total debt/equity is 1.69. With a profit margin of 15.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 56.90%, and operating margin of 19.60%. 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 23.02%. The 52-week high is -4.10%, and the 52-week low is 43.02%. The average volume for Mettler-Toledo International Inc., MTD is 18594.

With a target price of 407.81, 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 31.14 and a forward P/E of 25.81. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.58. Mettler-Toledo International Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.48 and 22.22 respectively. For P/cash, Mettler-Toledo International Inc. has a value of 75.74, while it is 31.6 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 416.67, Mettler-Toledo International Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of 69.90%.

Looking more long-term Mettler-Toledo International Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.07%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.54% 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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