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Is Citrix Systems, Inc.(NASDAQ: CTXS), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 12/8/1995. Citrix Systems, Inc. is in the Business Software & Services industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Citrix Systems, Inc., is 1442.09, and so far today it has a volume of 342425. Performance year to date since the 12/8/1995 is 12.48%.

To help you determine whether Citrix Systems, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 36.04 and forward P/E is 15.72. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Citrix Systems, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.44. P/S ratio is 3.95 and the P/B ratio is 6.34. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 11.43 and 14.83 respectively.

At the current price Citrix Systems, Inc. is trading at, 85.74 (0.76% today), Citrix Systems, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.36, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.80% after growing 35.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 200.20%, and 8.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 155.19, and the number of shares float is 150.01. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.70%, and institutional ownership is at 97.60%. The float short is 6.63%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.89. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.80%, and also a return on investment of 10.80%.

The ability for Citrix Systems, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.1, and quick ratio is 1.1. Long term debt/equity is 0.64 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Citrix Systems, Inc. has a gross margin of 81.40%, with its operating margin at 12.30%, and Citrix Systems, Inc. has a profit margin of 11.20%.

The 52 week high is -4.73%, with 40.77% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.46% and the 200 day simple moving average is 10.78%.

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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