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Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 19041.63. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Delphi Automotive PLC is 70.65 (with a change from open of 0.35%), this in conjunction with a target price of 84.07. Volume today has so far reached 548581, with an average volume of about 2529.94. The GAP for this stock, is 0.92%.

The P/E ratio is 17.27, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 10.45. The current EPS for Delphi Automotive PLC, is 4.04, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -4.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -17.51%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Delphi Automotive PLC, EPS is looking like it will grow 11.52% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 12.63%. Quarter over quarter is -22.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 9.00%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 16.60%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 1.90%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 95.20%. Shares outstanding is 272.92, while shares float is at a value of 271.89. Float short for Delphi Automotive PLC is 2.31% and the short ratio is 2.48.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.67, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.71. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 1. The most recent gross margin is 19.90% and their operating margin is 10.00%. The profit margin is 8.10%.

Delphi Automotive PLC has seen returns on assets of 10.90%, and on investment, 21.70%. Return on equity is 55.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.37. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.21, with Price/book ratio coming to 8 and Price/cash is 43.57, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 23.19.

The simple moving averages are 4.92% and 1.25% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -19.44% and the 52 week low is 28.82%.

Delphi Automotive PLC has a dividend yield of 1.66%, with a current price of 70.65. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 23.50%. This is in an industry, Auto Parts, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Delphi Automotive PLC is based in United Kingdom.

Performance in the Auto Parts industry means that Delphi Automotive PLC has seen performance for the past week of 2.59%, with performance for the month coming to 7.42%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 5.44%, and for the half year the performance is -10.45%. Volatility for this week is 2.49% and for the month this is 2.08%.

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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