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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 492.05, and so far today it has a volume of 304700. Performance year to date since the 5/11/1998 is 0.87%.

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 32.75 and forward P/E is 24.72. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V has a value for PEG of 3.68. P/S ratio is 1.66 and the P/B ratio is 3.15. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 11.21 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V is trading at, 92.43 (0.96% today), Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V has a dividend yield of 1.48%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.82, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 20.15% after growing 5.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -67.10%, and -67.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 344.43, and the number of shares float is 296.25. The senior management bring insider ownership to 79.80%, and institutional ownership is at 38.00%. The float short is 0.11%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.64. 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 1.5, and quick ratio is 1.1. Long term debt/equity is 0.63 and total debt/equity is 0.72. In terms of margins, Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B de C.V has a gross margin of 38.30%, 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 -9.32%, with 12.21% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.23% and the 200 day simple moving average is 0.48%.

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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