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Is DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.(NYSE: DVA), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/31/1995. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is in the Specialized Health Services industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., is 996.92, and so far today it has a volume of 212180. Performance year to date since the 10/31/1995 is 11.23%.

To help you determine whether DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 34.94 and forward P/E is 17.61. PEG perhaps more useful shows that DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.67. P/S ratio is 1.13 and the P/B ratio is 3.37. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 11.02 and 19.42 respectively.

At the current price DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. is trading at, 77.23 (-0.40% today), DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.22, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.52% after growing -62.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 190.40%, and 8.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 204.42, and the number of shares float is 204.42. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 85.20%. The float short is 1.27%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.61. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.60%, and also a return on investment of 6.20%.

The ability for DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.7, and quick ratio is 1.6. Long term debt/equity is 1.91 and total debt/equity is 1.94. In terms of margins, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has a gross margin of 28.60%, with its operating margin at 11.40%, and DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. has a profit margin of 3.40%.

The 52 week high is -5.69%, with 25.86% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.45% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.25%.

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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