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Is CGI Group Inc.(NYSE: GIB), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. CGI Group Inc. (NYSE: GIB) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/7/1998. CGI Group Inc. is in the Internet Software & Services industry and Technology sector. Average volume for CGI Group Inc., is 142.54, and so far today it has a volume of 216100. Performance year to date since the 10/7/1998 is 24.51%.

To help you determine whether CGI Group Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 19.68 and forward P/E is 13.15. PEG perhaps more useful shows that CGI Group Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.36. P/S ratio is 1.63 and the P/B ratio is 3.19. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 61.36 and 16.43 respectively.

At the current price CGI Group Inc. is trading at, 49.84 (2.36% today), CGI Group Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.53, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.06% after growing 12.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 11.60%, and 4.20% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 270.35, and the number of shares float is 233.7. The senior management bring insider ownership to 12.40%, and institutional ownership is at 70.00%. The float short is 1.92%, with the short ratio at a value of 31.56. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.80%, and also a return on investment of 13.20%.

The ability for CGI Group Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.28 and total debt/equity is 0.31. In terms of margins, CGI Group Inc. has a gross margin of 14.50%, with its operating margin at 13.90%, and CGI Group Inc. has a profit margin of 9.60%.

The 52 week high is -0.38%, with 43.10% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.48% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.49%.

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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