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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Time Warner Inc., TWX

Time Warner Inc., TWX is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Entertainment – Diversified in the sector of Services. Based in USA, Time Warner Inc., TWX  has a market cap of 71645.69. Since its IPO date on the 3/19/1992, Time Warner Inc., TWX performance year to date is 46.71%. Today Time Warner Inc., TWX has gained -0.38%, with a current price of 92.56.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 81.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 26.10%. Return of assets are at 7.50%, with return on investment at 11.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Time Warner Inc., TWX is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.01. While Total debt/equity is 1.01. With a profit margin of 17.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 43.70%, and operating margin of 27.50%. Time Warner Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.8, while the quick ratio is 1.5.

For the last year Time Warner Inc., TWX has seen a EPS growth of 4.10%. A performance for the year of 35.57%. The 52-week high is -1.57%, and the 52-week low is 70.21%. The average volume for Time Warner Inc., TWX is 404226.

With a target price of 102.34, can Time Warner Inc., TWX reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Time Warner Inc., TWX. Time Warner Inc. has a P/E of 16.54 and a forward P/E of 15.68. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.34. Time Warner Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.51 and 2.97 respectively. For P/cash, Time Warner Inc. has a value of 31.04, while it is 26.87 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 92.56, Time Warner Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.73%. We see a return on equity of 20.20%.

Looking more long-term Time Warner Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 12.32%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 2.44% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 4.10% for this year and for the last five years a 15.30% 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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