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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Royal Bank of Canada, RY

Royal Bank of Canada, RY is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Money Center Banks in the sector of Financial. Based in Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, RY  has a market cap of 88516.43. Since its IPO date on the 10/16/1995, Royal Bank of Canada, RY performance year to date is 12.98%. Today Royal Bank of Canada, RY has gained 0.22%, with a current price of 59.33.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 52.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 47.40%. Return of assets are at 0.90%, with return on investment at 17.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Royal Bank of Canada, RY is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.16. While Total debt/equity is 0.16. With a profit margin of 41.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 61.20%. Royal Bank of Canada ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Royal Bank of Canada, RY has seen a EPS growth of 11.90%. A performance for the year of 1.77%. The 52-week high is -6.46%, and the 52-week low is 36.73%. The average volume for Royal Bank of Canada, RY is 764867.

With a target price of 64.61, can Royal Bank of Canada, RY reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Royal Bank of Canada, RY. Royal Bank of Canada has a P/E of 11.52 and a forward P/E of 8.34. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.62. Royal Bank of Canada also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.86 and 1.87 respectively. For P/cash, Royal Bank of Canada has a value of 0.33, while it is 3.73 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 59.33, Royal Bank of Canada has a dividend yield of 4.17%. We see a return on equity of 16.50%.

Looking more long-term Royal Bank of Canada, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 7.10%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 5.62% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 11.90% for this year and for the last five years a 12.20% 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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