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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: TransCanada Corporation, TRP

TransCanada Corporation, TRP is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Oil & Gas Pipelines in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in Canada, TransCanada Corporation, TRP  has a market cap of 37644.54. Since its IPO date on the 12/30/1987, TransCanada Corporation, TRP performance year to date is 48.54%. Today TransCanada Corporation, TRP has gained -1.16%, with a current price of 46.96.

Ownership of the company is *TBA for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 60.20%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -2.10%, with return on investment at -0.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, TransCanada Corporation, TRP is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 3.02. While Total debt/equity is 3.18. With a profit margin of -13.00%, this is combined with a gross margin of 53.00%, and operating margin of -4.60%. TransCanada Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.5, while the quick ratio is 0.4.

For the last year TransCanada Corporation, TRP has seen a EPS growth of -171.20%. A performance for the year of 43.15%. The 52-week high is -2.49%, and the 52-week low is 70.45%. The average volume for TransCanada Corporation, TRP is 806500.

With a target price of 49.3, can TransCanada Corporation, TRP reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of TransCanada Corporation, TRP. TransCanada Corporation has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 22.34. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. TransCanada Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 4.46 and 3.16 respectively. For P/cash, TransCanada Corporation has a value of 28.64, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 46.96, TransCanada Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.64%. We see a return on equity of -9.90%.

Looking more long-term TransCanada Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 6.89%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.74% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -171.20% for this year and for the last five years a -24.40% 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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