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Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 16885.75. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Incyte Corporation is 89.49 (with a change from open of 0.56%), this in conjunction with a target price of 101.27. Volume today has so far reached 654487, with an average volume of about 1285.35. The GAP for this stock, is -1.09%.

The P/E ratio is 265.4, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 64.59. The current EPS for Incyte Corporation, is 0.34, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 112.10%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -17.04%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Incyte Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 596.50% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 55.39%. Quarter over quarter is 257.80% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 51.10%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 16.40%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 34.70%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.50% and institutional ownership is 97.20%. Shares outstanding is 187.68, while shares float is at a value of 186.94. Float short for Incyte Corporation is 2.79% and the short ratio is 4.06.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.14, while the total debt/equity comes to 0. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 4, and the quick ratio is 4. The most recent gross margin is 96.20% and their operating margin is 15.50%. The profit margin is 7.90%.

Incyte Corporation has seen returns on assets of 6.60%, and on investment, 6.30%. Return on equity is 37.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 4.79. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 17.94, with Price/book ratio coming to 56.94 and Price/cash is 26.84, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 199.12.

The simple moving averages are 4.79% and 11.93% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -28.40% and the 52 week low is 62.71%.

Incyte Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA, with a current price of 89.49. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Biotechnology, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. Incyte Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Biotechnology industry means that Incyte Corporation has seen performance for the past week of -5.98%, with performance for the month coming to 13.58%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 9.53%, and for the half year the performance is -11.11%. Volatility for this week is 4.28% and for the month this is 3.57%.

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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