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Is Canadian Pacific Railway Limited(NYSE: CP), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE: CP) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/30/1983. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is in the Railroads industry and Services sector. Average volume for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, is 1087.14, and so far today it has a volume of 883737. Performance year to date since the 12/30/1983 is 12.72%.

To help you determine whether Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 18.48 and forward P/E is 15.49. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a value for PEG of 2.28. P/S ratio is 4.21 and the P/B ratio is 5.34. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 48.92 and 76.95 respectively.

At the current price Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is trading at, 148.82 (4.00% today), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a dividend yield of 1.10%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 13.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 7.75, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 13.58% after growing -0.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 82.50%, and -4.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 151.44, and the number of shares float is 150.94. The senior management bring insider ownership to 8.06%, and institutional ownership is at 67.90%. The float short is 0.70%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.97. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.40%, and also a return on investment of 15.10%.

The ability for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 1.1. Long term debt/equity is 1.59 and total debt/equity is 1.6. In terms of margins, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a gross margin of 87.60%, with its operating margin at 41.10%, and Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a profit margin of 23.70%.

The 52 week high is -7.79%, with 54.06% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 13.34% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.66%.

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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