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Is Bristol-Myers Squibb Company(NYSE: BMY), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/1/1972. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is in the Drug Manufacturers – Major industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, is 5714.45, and so far today it has a volume of 2409414. Performance year to date since the 6/1/1972 is 9.98%.

To help you determine whether Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 79.93 and forward P/E is 22.83. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has a value for PEG of 3.42. P/S ratio is 7.39 and the P/B ratio is 8.38. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 26.86 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is trading at, 75.79 (1.31% today), Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has a dividend yield of 2.03%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 87.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.94, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 25.56% after growing -22.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 990.60%, and 17.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1670, and the number of shares float is 1666.37. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 74.70%. The float short is 1.05%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.05. Management has seen a return on assets of 9.00%, and also a return on investment of 4.60%.

The ability for Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.6, and quick ratio is 1.4. Long term debt/equity is 0.44 and total debt/equity is 0.45. In terms of margins, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has a gross margin of 76.00%, with its operating margin at 21.70%, and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company has a profit margin of 17.00%.

The 52 week high is -1.72%, with 49.66% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.68% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.88%.

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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