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Is Incyte Corporation(NASDAQ: INCY), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ: INCY) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/4/1993. Incyte Corporation is in the Biotechnology industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Incyte Corporation, is 1118.93, and so far today it has a volume of 806800. Performance year to date since the 11/4/1993 is -24.79%.

To help you determine whether Incyte Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 240.59 and forward P/E is 59.84. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Incyte Corporation has a value for PEG of 4.34. P/S ratio is 16.26 and the P/B ratio is 51.62. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 24.33 and 180.51 respectively.

At the current price Incyte Corporation is trading at, 81.56 (-1.08% today), Incyte Corporation has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.34, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 640.76% after growing 112.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 257.80%, and 51.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 187.68, and the number of shares float is 186.94. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.50%, and institutional ownership is at 97.10%. The float short is 2.56%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.28. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.60%, and also a return on investment of 6.30%.

The ability for Incyte Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 4, and quick ratio is 4. Long term debt/equity is 2.14 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Incyte Corporation has a gross margin of 96.20%, with its operating margin at 15.50%, and Incyte Corporation has a profit margin of 7.90%.

The 52 week high is -38.96%, with 48.29% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -2.28% and the 200 day simple moving average is -1.56%.

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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