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Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V (NYSE: FMX) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V (NYSE: FMX), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 30713.8. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V is 92.57 (with a change from open of 0.04%), this in conjunction with a target price of 107.75. Volume today has so far reached 627900, with an average volume of about 603.97. The GAP for this stock, is -0.05%.

The P/E ratio is 35.35, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 24.97. The current EPS for Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V, is 2.62, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 5.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 1.02%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V, EPS is looking like it will grow 21.30% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 8.90%. Quarter over quarter is 25.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 25.90%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -23.50%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 12.00%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 79.80% and institutional ownership is 38.00%. Shares outstanding is 331.79, while shares float is at a value of 296.25. Float short for Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V is 0.14% and the short ratio is 0.69.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.63, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.72. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.5, and the quick ratio is 1.1. The most recent gross margin is 38.30% and their operating margin is *TBA. The profit margin is *TBA.

Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V has seen returns on assets of *TBA, and on investment, 8.90%. Return on equity is *TBA. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.97. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.73, with Price/book ratio coming to 3.4 and Price/cash is 11.65, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 0.06% and 1.23% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -9.18% and the 52 week low is 12.38%.

Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V has a dividend yield of 1.48%, with a current price of 92.57. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is *TBA. This is in an industry, Beverages – Brewers, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Consumer Goods. Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V is based in Mexico.

Performance in the Beverages – Brewers industry means that Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V has seen performance for the past week of 2.29%, with performance for the month coming to -0.44%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 1.51%, and for the half year the performance is 6.80%. Volatility for this week is 2.35% and for the month this is 2.19%.

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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