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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Rogers Communications Inc., RCI

Rogers Communications Inc., RCI is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Wireless Communications in the sector of Technology. Based in Canada, Rogers Communications Inc., RCI  has a market cap of 20902.39. Since its IPO date on the 01/11/1996, Rogers Communications Inc., RCI performance year to date is 20.43%. Today Rogers Communications Inc., RCI has gained 0.64%, with a current price of 40.98.

Ownership of the company is 0.80% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 79.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 72.00%. Return of assets are at 4.80%, with return on investment at 9.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Rogers Communications Inc., RCI is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 2.66. While Total debt/equity is 3.07. With a profit margin of 10.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 51.50%, and operating margin of 19.40%. Rogers Communications Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.5, while the quick ratio is 0.4.

For the last year Rogers Communications Inc., RCI has seen a EPS growth of 3.00%. A performance for the year of 18.88%. The 52-week high is 0.56%, and the 52-week low is 30.47%. The average volume for Rogers Communications Inc., RCI is 128307.

With a target price of 40.42, can Rogers Communications Inc., RCI reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Rogers Communications Inc., RCI. Rogers Communications Inc. has a P/E of 19.79 and a forward P/E of 13.38. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 3.83. Rogers Communications Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2 and 4.75 respectively. For P/cash, Rogers Communications Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is 49.12 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 40.98, Rogers Communications Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.68%. We see a return on equity of 24.20%.

Looking more long-term Rogers Communications Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 5.16%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.58% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 3.00% for this year and for the last five years a 0.60% 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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