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Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Eversource Energy (NYSE: ES), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 17522.68. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Eversource Energy is 55.24 (with a change from open of -0.49%), this in conjunction with a target price of 60.02. Volume today has so far reached 1120300, with an average volume of about 1563.67. The GAP for this stock, is 0.18%.

The P/E ratio is 20.32, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 17.46. The current EPS for Eversource Energy, is 2.72, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 6.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 10.87%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Eversource Energy, EPS is looking like it will grow 6.64% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 5.66%. Quarter over quarter is -1.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -2.70%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 4.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 10.20%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 72.80%. Shares outstanding is 317.21, while shares float is at a value of 314.51. Float short for Eversource Energy is 1.23% and the short ratio is 2.47.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.9, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.99. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 0.9. The most recent gross margin is *TBA and their operating margin is 23.70%. The profit margin is 11.60%.

Eversource Energy has seen returns on assets of 2.80%, and on investment, 6.00%. Return on equity is 8.30%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.59. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.35, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.67 and Price/cash is *TBA, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are -0.68% and 0.92% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -7.84% and the 52 week low is 17.52%.

Eversource Energy has a dividend yield of 3.22%, with a current price of 55.24. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 63.50%. This is in an industry, Diversified Utilities, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Utilities. Eversource Energy is based in USA.

Performance in the Diversified Utilities industry means that Eversource Energy has seen performance for the past week of -0.38%, with performance for the month coming to 2.45%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -4.91%, and for the half year the performance is 15.80%. Volatility for this week is 1.57% and for the month this is 1.51%.

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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