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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 1512.59, and so far today it has a volume of 59725. Performance year to date since the 1/2/1980 is 25.47%.

To help you determine whether Edison International is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 28.17 and forward P/E is 17.73. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Edison International has a value for PEG of 11.03. P/S ratio is 2.11 and the P/B ratio is 2.07. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 215.37 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Edison International is trading at, 73.03 (-0.41% today), Edison International has a dividend yield of 2.62%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 68.10%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.6, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 6.19% after growing -31.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -26.90%, and -4.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 326, and the number of shares float is 325.22. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.21%, and institutional ownership is at 84.40%. The float short is 1.32%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.84. Management has seen a return on assets of 1.70%, and also a return on investment of 6.50%.

The ability for Edison International, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.5, and quick ratio is 0.5. Long term debt/equity is 0.94 and total debt/equity is 1.07. In terms of margins, Edison International has a gross margin of 62.40%, with its operating margin at 15.70%, and Edison International has a profit margin of 7.90%.

The 52 week high is -7.23%, with 32.47% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.48% and the 200 day simple moving average is 8.63%.

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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