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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 989.94, and so far today it has a volume of 626100. Performance year to date since the 12/30/1983 is 21.22%.

To help you determine whether Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 20.35 and forward P/E is 16.34. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a value for PEG of 2.24. P/S ratio is 4.65 and the P/B ratio is 6.43. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 325.18 and 93.77 respectively.

At the current price Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is trading at, 153.89 (0.51% today), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a dividend yield of 0.99%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 15.80%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 7.56, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 14.92% after growing -0.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -9.10%, and -12.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 150.45, and the number of shares float is 140.79. The senior management bring insider ownership to 8.06%, and institutional ownership is at 67.90%. The float short is 0.69%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.99. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.90%, 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 0.6, and quick ratio is 0.5. Long term debt/equity is 1.79 and total debt/equity is 1.83. In terms of margins, Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a gross margin of 88.10%, with its operating margin at 40.90%, and Canadian Pacific Railway Limited has a profit margin of 23.50%.

The 52 week high is -1.79%, with 59.32% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.78% and the 200 day simple moving average is 15.97%.

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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