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Is Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V(NYSE: FMX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V (NYSE: FMX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/11/1998. Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V is in the Beverages – Brewers industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V, is 429.56, and so far today it has a volume of 202318. Performance year to date since the 5/11/1998 is 1.98%.

To help you determine whether Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 34.97 and forward P/E is 24.35. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V has a value for PEG of 2.27. P/S ratio is 1.75 and the P/B ratio is 3.41. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 11.12 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V is trading at, 93.8 (0.37% today), Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V has a dividend yield of 1.49%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.67, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 15.19% after growing 5.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -4.30%, and 31.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 339.21, and the number of shares float is 121.61. The senior management bring insider ownership to 79.80%, and institutional ownership is at 36.80%. The float short is 0.33%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.93. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 8.90%.

The ability for Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.4, and quick ratio is 1.1. Long term debt/equity is 0.62 and total debt/equity is 0.75. In terms of margins, Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V has a gross margin of 38.70%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -7.97%, with 22.86% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.38% and the 200 day simple moving average is 1.65%.

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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