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Is Huaneng Power International, Inc.(NYSE: HNP), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Huaneng Power International, Inc. (NYSE: HNP) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/6/1994. Huaneng Power International, Inc. is in the Electric Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for Huaneng Power International, Inc., is 99.15, and so far today it has a volume of 57931. Performance year to date since the 10/6/1994 is -26.62%.

To help you determine whether Huaneng Power International, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 5.75 and forward P/E is 7.94. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Huaneng Power International, Inc. has a value for PEG of 0.44. P/S ratio is 0.82 and the P/B ratio is 0.76. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 5.36 respectively.

At the current price Huaneng Power International, Inc. is trading at, 25.17 (0.24% today), Huaneng Power International, Inc. has a dividend yield of 11.48%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 64.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.38, and this is looking to grow in the next year to -17.12% after growing 23.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -16.10%, and -21.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 562.7, and the number of shares float is 104.51. The senior management bring insider ownership to *TBA, and institutional ownership is at 2.10%. The float short is 0.08%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.86. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.60%, and also a return on investment of 9.20%.

The ability for Huaneng Power International, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.3, and quick ratio is 0.2. Long term debt/equity is 0.99 and total debt/equity is 1.96. In terms of margins, Huaneng Power International, Inc. has a gross margin of 97.20%, with its operating margin at 21.10%, and Huaneng Power International, Inc. has a profit margin of 9.40%.

The 52 week high is -50.02%, with 10.18% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.01% and the 200 day simple moving average is -13.71%.

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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