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Is Broadcom Limited(NASDAQ: AVGO), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 8/6/2009. Broadcom Limited is in the Semiconductor – Broad Line industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Broadcom Limited, is 2561.26, and so far today it has a volume of 2097000. Performance year to date since the 8/6/2009 is 21.15%.

To help you determine whether Broadcom Limited is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 13.03. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Broadcom Limited has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 6.32 and the P/B ratio is 3.54. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 35.28 and 57.46 respectively.

At the current price Broadcom Limited is trading at, 174.19 (0.41% today), Broadcom Limited has a dividend yield of 1.17%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -1.07, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 18.96% after growing 327.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -185.00%, and 118.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 397.19, and the number of shares float is 396.94. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 93.00%. The float short is 0.95%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.47. Management has seen a return on assets of -2.40%, and also a return on investment of 18.10%.

The ability for Broadcom Limited, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.2, and quick ratio is 1.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.69 and total debt/equity is 0.7. In terms of margins, Broadcom Limited has a gross margin of 43.90%, with its operating margin at -3.60%, and Broadcom Limited has a profit margin of -6.70%.

The 52 week high is -2.62%, with 58.15% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.31% and the 200 day simple moving average is 15.29%.

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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