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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: S&P Global, Inc., SPGI

S&P Global, Inc., SPGI is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Business Services in the sector of Services. Based in USA, S&P Global, Inc., SPGI  has a market cap of 33002.4. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, S&P Global, Inc., SPGI performance year to date is 24.55%. Today S&P Global, Inc., SPGI has gained 0.11%, with a current price of 121.65.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 87.70%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 31.30%. Return of assets are at 14.30%, with return on investment at 36.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, S&P Global, Inc., SPGI is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 9.23. While Total debt/equity is 10.05. With a profit margin of 21.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 67.60%, and operating margin of 36.20%. S&P Global, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.2, while the quick ratio is 1.2.

For the last year S&P Global, Inc., SPGI has seen a EPS growth of 490.10%. A performance for the year of 29.82%. The 52-week high is -3.85%, and the 52-week low is 56.48%. The average volume for S&P Global, Inc., SPGI is 20206.

With a target price of 133.83, can S&P Global, Inc., SPGI reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of S&P Global, Inc., SPGI. S&P Global, Inc. has a P/E of 27.86 and a forward P/E of 20.87. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.29. S&P Global, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.98 and 85.58 respectively. For P/cash, S&P Global, Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is 28.43 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 121.65, S&P Global, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.18%. We see a return on equity of 324.40%.

Looking more long-term S&P Global, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.15%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 12.16% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 490.10% for this year and for the last five years a 17.70% 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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