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Is Edison International(NYSE: EIX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Edison International (NYSE: EIX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/2/1980. Edison International is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for Edison International, is 1649.51, and so far today it has a volume of 407259. Performance year to date since the 1/2/1980 is 31.94%.

To help you determine whether Edison International is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 26.47 and forward P/E is 18.64. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Edison International has a value for PEG of 10.79. P/S ratio is 2.19 and the P/B ratio is 2.2. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 183.22 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Edison International is trading at, 76.55 (-0.73% today), Edison International has a dividend yield of 2.49%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 59.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.91, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.24% after growing -31.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -9.40%, and -2.90% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 325.52, and the number of shares float is 325.22. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.21%, and institutional ownership is at 82.90%. The float short is 1.47%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.91. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.00%, and also a return on investment of 6.50%.

The ability for Edison International, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.6, and quick ratio is 0.5. Long term debt/equity is 0.98 and total debt/equity is 1.04. In terms of margins, Edison International has a gross margin of 62.70%, with its operating margin at 16.70%, and Edison International has a profit margin of 8.70%.

The 52 week high is -2.76%, with 38.86% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.19% and the 200 day simple moving average is 16.21%.

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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