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Is Equinix, Inc.(NASDAQ: EQIX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 8/11/2000. Equinix, Inc. is in the Internet Software & Services industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Equinix, Inc., is 556.14, and so far today it has a volume of 779100. Performance year to date since the 8/11/2000 is 25.29%.

To help you determine whether Equinix, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 417.26 and forward P/E is 70.04. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Equinix, Inc. has a value for PEG of 20.01. P/S ratio is 8.28 and the P/B ratio is 5.53. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 53.81 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Equinix, Inc. is trading at, 373.03 (-1.37% today), Equinix, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.88%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 633.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.89, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 212.56% after growing 166.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -44.40%, and 35.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 70.18, and the number of shares float is 70.18. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 98.50%. The float short is 2.52%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.18. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.60%, and also a return on investment of 5.90%.

The ability for Equinix, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.3, and quick ratio is 1.3. Long term debt/equity is 1.36 and total debt/equity is 1.49. In terms of margins, Equinix, Inc. has a gross margin of 50.60%, with its operating margin at 17.10%, and Equinix, Inc. has a profit margin of 2.10%.

The 52 week high is -4.16%, with 48.32% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.10% and the 200 day simple moving average is 12.76%.

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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