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Is China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd.(NYSE: CEA), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. (NYSE: CEA) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 2/4/1997. China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. is in the Major Airlines industry and Services sector. Average volume for China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd., is 24.38, and so far today it has a volume of 34197. Performance year to date since the 2/4/1997 is -8.96%.

To help you determine whether China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 9.57 and forward P/E is *TBA. PEG perhaps more useful shows that China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 0.84 and the P/B ratio is 1.18. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 8.65 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. is trading at, 25.62 (-1.23% today), China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.68, and this is looking to grow in the next year to *TBA after growing 31.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 564.30%, and 127.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 460.72, and the number of shares float is 67.21. The senior management bring insider ownership to 58.20%, and institutional ownership is at 1.40%. The float short is 0.01%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.41. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.60%, and also a return on investment of 7.70%.

The ability for China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.3, and quick ratio is 0.3. Long term debt/equity is 2 and total debt/equity is 3.18. In terms of margins, China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. has a gross margin of 36.30%, with its operating margin at 13.40%, and China Eastern Airlines Corp. Ltd. has a profit margin of 4.80%.

The 52 week high is -23.60%, with 22.41% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -6.31% and the 200 day simple moving average is -4.11%.

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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