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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 28582.9. Since its IPO date on the *TBA, S&P Global, Inc., SPGI performance year to date is 10.22%. Today S&P Global, Inc., SPGI has gained -1.79%, with a current price of 105.93.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 88.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 31.80%. Return of assets are at 15.00%, 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 15.63. While Total debt/equity is 17.75. With a profit margin of 21.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 68.00%, and operating margin of 35.80%. 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 7.17%. The 52-week high is -6.05%, and the 52-week low is 35.85%. The average volume for S&P Global, Inc., SPGI is 334480.

With a target price of 120.2, 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 25.64 and a forward P/E of 18.72. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.21. S&P Global, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 5.31 and 128.4 respectively. For P/cash, S&P Global, Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is 24.37 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 105.93, S&P Global, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.34%. We see a return on equity of 249.50%.

Looking more long-term S&P Global, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.60%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 12.48% 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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