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Is First Data Corporation(NYSE: FDC), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. First Data Corporation (NYSE: FDC) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/15/2015. First Data Corporation is in the Business Services industry and Services sector. Average volume for First Data Corporation, is 5853.56, and so far today it has a volume of 6264424. Performance year to date since the 10/15/2015 is -22.60%.

To help you determine whether First Data Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 8.19. PEG perhaps more useful shows that First Data Corporation has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 0.96 and the P/B ratio is 17.71. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 35.54 and 15.59 respectively.

At the current price First Data Corporation is trading at, 12.94 (4.31% today), First Data Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -6.57, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 16.10% after growing 85.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 51.00%, and 3.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 891.44, and the number of shares float is 314.98. The senior management bring insider ownership to 2.10%, and institutional ownership is at 77.10%. The float short is 5.03%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.71. Management has seen a return on assets of -4.20%, and also a return on investment of 0.00%.

The ability for First Data Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 30.17 and total debt/equity is 31.14. In terms of margins, First Data Corporation has a gross margin of 40.80%, with its operating margin at 0.30%, and First Data Corporation has a profit margin of -12.40%.

The 52 week high is -28.10%, with 54.54% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 9.08% and the 200 day simple moving average is -3.69%.

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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