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Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 10119.33. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Iron Mountain Incorporated is 38.44 (with a change from open of 0.97%), this in conjunction with a target price of 41.5. Volume today has so far reached 1379000, with an average volume of about 1756.37. The GAP for this stock, is 0.29%.

The P/E ratio is 104.46, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 29.73. The current EPS for Iron Mountain Incorporated, is 0.37, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -62.40%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 48.41%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Iron Mountain Incorporated, EPS is looking like it will grow 14.12% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 10.00%. Quarter over quarter is -125.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 16.30%. 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 0.80%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 1.00% and institutional ownership is 86.80%. Shares outstanding is 263.25, while shares float is at a value of 253.61. Float short for Iron Mountain Incorporated is 4.05% and the short ratio is 5.84.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 2.75, while the total debt/equity comes to 2.8. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.3, and the quick ratio is 1.3. The most recent gross margin is 56.60% and their operating margin is 14.00%. The profit margin is 2.50%.

Iron Mountain Incorporated has seen returns on assets of 1.10%, and on investment, 8.60%. Return on equity is 8.10%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 10.45. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.23, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.27 and Price/cash is 42.7, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is *TBA.

The simple moving averages are 1.34% and 15.30% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -6.23% and the 52 week low is 69.57%.

Iron Mountain Incorporated has a dividend yield of 5.05%, with a current price of 38.44. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 521.10%. This is in an industry, Business Software & Services, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Iron Mountain Incorporated is based in USA.

Performance in the Business Software & Services industry means that Iron Mountain Incorporated has seen performance for the past week of 4.12%, with performance for the month coming to 1.19%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -1.60%, and for the half year the performance is 34.33%. Volatility for this week is 1.55% and for the month this is 1.76%.

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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