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Is Celgene Corporation(NASDAQ: CELG), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/26/1990. Celgene Corporation is in the Biotechnology industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Celgene Corporation, is 4149, and so far today it has a volume of 2562800. Performance year to date since the 3/26/1990 is -12.93%.

To help you determine whether Celgene Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 43.77 and forward P/E is 14.91. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Celgene Corporation has a value for PEG of 2. P/S ratio is 7.96 and the P/B ratio is 14.58. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 12.63 and 27.33 respectively.

At the current price Celgene Corporation is trading at, 104.27 (-0.25% today), Celgene Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.38, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 22.51% after growing -18.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 72.90%, and 20.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 775.6, and the number of shares float is 773.05. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 79.30%. The float short is 0.90%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.68. Management has seen a return on assets of 7.20%, and also a return on investment of 8.90%.

The ability for Celgene Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 4.6, and quick ratio is 4.4. Long term debt/equity is 2.58 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Celgene Corporation has a gross margin of 95.70%, with its operating margin at 27.10%, and Celgene Corporation has a profit margin of 18.90%.

The 52 week high is -18.79%, with 12.06% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -4.89% and the 200 day simple moving average is -1.23%.

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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