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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Perrigo Company plc, PRGO

Perrigo Company plc, PRGO is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Drug Related Products in the sector of Healthcare. Based in Ireland, Perrigo Company plc, PRGO  has a market cap of 13017.94. Since its IPO date on the 12/17/1991, Perrigo Company plc, PRGO performance year to date is -36.85%. Today Perrigo Company plc, PRGO has gained -0.03%, with a current price of 90.99.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 75.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -0.70%, with return on investment at 0.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Perrigo Company plc, PRGO is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.57. While Total debt/equity is 0.65. With a profit margin of -2.40%, this is combined with a gross margin of 39.00%, and operating margin of 0.50%. Perrigo Company plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 1.

For the last year Perrigo Company plc, PRGO has seen a EPS growth of -95.80%. A performance for the year of -49.04%. The 52-week high is -50.89%, and the 52-week low is 10.47%. The average volume for Perrigo Company plc, PRGO is 1297000.

With a target price of 108.8, can Perrigo Company plc, PRGO reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Perrigo Company plc, PRGO. Perrigo Company plc has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 11.7. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Perrigo Company plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.31 and 1.32 respectively. For P/cash, Perrigo Company plc has a value of *TBA, while it is 25.53 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 90.99, Perrigo Company plc has a dividend yield of 0.64%. We see a return on equity of -1.30%.

Looking more long-term Perrigo Company plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.98%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.10% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -95.80% for this year and for the last five years a -59.80% growth has been seen.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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