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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 30990.95. Since its IPO date on the 7/1/1985, S&P Global, Inc., SPGI performance year to date is 22.96%. Today S&P Global, Inc., SPGI has gained 0.14%, with a current price of 119.78.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 89.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 20.50%. Return of assets are at 21.70%, 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 7.71. While Total debt/equity is 8.58. With a profit margin of 32.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 67.70%, and operating margin of 52.10%. 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 25.65%. The 52-week high is -6.43%, and the 52-week low is 54.53%. The average volume for S&P Global, Inc., SPGI is 160040.

With a target price of 135.58, 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 17.57 and a forward P/E of 20.48. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.46. S&P Global, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.5 and 67.96 respectively. For P/cash, S&P Global, Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is 25.51 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 119.78, S&P Global, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.20%. We see a return on equity of 579.30%.

Looking more long-term S&P Global, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.00%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 10.88% 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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