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Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 67724.32. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Broadcom Limited is 168.96 (with a change from open of 0.11%), this in conjunction with a target price of 201.97. Volume today has so far reached 1140149, with an average volume of about 2553.01. The GAP for this stock, is -1.00%.

The P/E ratio is *TBA, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 12.74. The current EPS for Broadcom Limited, is -1.07, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 327.70%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 18.56%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Broadcom Limited, EPS is looking like it will grow 19.09% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 14.48%. Quarter over quarter is -185.00% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 118.60%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 24.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 26.70%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 93.00%. Shares outstanding is 397.28, while shares float is at a value of 396.94. Float short for Broadcom Limited is 0.95% and the short ratio is 1.48.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.69, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.7. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 1.7. The most recent gross margin is 43.90% and their operating margin is -3.60%. The profit margin is -6.70%.

Broadcom Limited has seen returns on assets of -2.40%, and on investment, 18.10%. Return on equity is -6.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is *TBA. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 6.19, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.47 and Price/cash is 34.54, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 56.25.

The simple moving averages are -1.33% and 11.31% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.55% and the 52 week low is 52.24%.

Broadcom Limited has a dividend yield of 1.20%, with a current price of 168.96. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Semiconductor – Broad Line, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Broadcom Limited is based in Singapore.

Performance in the Semiconductor – Broad Line industry means that Broadcom Limited has seen performance for the past week of -1.74%, with performance for the month coming to 3.48%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 6.34%, and for the half year the performance is 52.20%. Volatility for this week is 1.96% and for the month this is 2.16%.

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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