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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 32821.94. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, S&P Global, Inc., SPGI performance year to date is 26.22%. Today S&P Global, Inc., SPGI has gained 0.39%, with a current price of 123.15.

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 34.11%. The 52-week high is -4.09%, and the 52-week low is 58.41%. The average volume for S&P Global, Inc., SPGI is 958039.

With a target price of 134.58, 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 28.23 and a forward P/E of 21.12. 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 5.94 and 86.73 respectively. For P/cash, S&P Global, Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is 28.27 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 123.15, S&P Global, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.17%. 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 12.31%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 12.07% 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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