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Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 21317.98. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Baker Hughes Incorporated is 49.82 (with a change from open of 2.49%), this in conjunction with a target price of 52.42. Volume today has so far reached 5473800, with an average volume of about 3323.72. The GAP for this stock, is 1.14%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of *TBA. The current EPS for Baker Hughes Incorporated, is -7.02, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -214.70%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 9.17%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Baker Hughes Incorporated, EPS is looking like it will grow 95.00% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 45.90%. Quarter over quarter is -384.60% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -39.30%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -33.10%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 1.80%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 92.00%. Shares outstanding is 427.9, while shares float is at a value of 426.87. Float short for Baker Hughes Incorporated is 1.82% and the short ratio is 2.33.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.21, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.22. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 4, and the quick ratio is 3.2. The most recent gross margin is -0.50% and their operating margin is -22.40%. The profit margin is -25.10%.

Baker Hughes Incorporated has seen returns on assets of -13.30%, and on investment, -8.60%. Return on equity is -19.60%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.74, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.57 and Price/cash is 5.45, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 5.93.

The simple moving averages are 2.37% and 10.08% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -13.21% and the 52 week low is 34.06%.

Baker Hughes Incorporated has a dividend yield of 1.36%, with a current price of 49.82. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Oil & Gas Equipment & Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. Baker Hughes Incorporated is based in USA.

Performance in the Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry means that Baker Hughes Incorporated has seen performance for the past week of -0.74%, with performance for the month coming to -1.64%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 10.84%, and for the half year the performance is 0.14%. Volatility for this week is 2.28% and for the month this is 2.53%.

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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