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Is AmerisourceBergen Corporation(NYSE: ABC), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. AmerisourceBergen Corporation (NYSE: ABC) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 04/04/1995. AmerisourceBergen Corporation is in the Drugs Wholesale industry and Services sector. Average volume for AmerisourceBergen Corporation, is 2686.7, and so far today it has a volume of 1255300. Performance year to date since the 04/04/1995 is -20.09%.

To help you determine whether AmerisourceBergen Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 12.18 and forward P/E is 14.07. PEG perhaps more useful shows that AmerisourceBergen Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.08. P/S ratio is 0.12 and the P/B ratio is 7.8. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 6.94 and 5.25 respectively.

At the current price AmerisourceBergen Corporation is trading at, 82.18 (0.32% today), AmerisourceBergen Corporation has a dividend yield of 1.65%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 17.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 6.75, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 5.91% after growing -151.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 215.00%, and 9.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 213.4, and the number of shares float is 181.11. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 82.40%. The float short is 5.58%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.76. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.10%, and also a return on investment of -0.50%.

The ability for AmerisourceBergen Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.5. Long term debt/equity is 1.99 and total debt/equity is 2.05. In terms of margins, AmerisourceBergen Corporation has a gross margin of 2.80%, with its operating margin at 1.10%, and AmerisourceBergen Corporation has a profit margin of 1.10%.

The 52 week high is -27.74%, with 12.26% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.53% and the 200 day simple moving average is -7.29%.

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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