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Is Intuit Inc.(NASDAQ: INTU), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 3/22/1993. Intuit Inc. is in the Application Software industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Intuit Inc., is 1539.95, and so far today it has a volume of 266095. Performance year to date since the 3/22/1993 is 17.63%.

To help you determine whether Intuit Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 32.48 and forward P/E is 25.94. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Intuit Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.61. P/S ratio is 6.52 and the P/B ratio is 23.16. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 18.02 and 44.24 respectively.

At the current price Intuit Inc. is trading at, 112.91 (0.33% today), Intuit Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.07%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 28.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.47, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 17.91% after growing -50.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -21.20%, and -46.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 258.29, and the number of shares float is 242.38. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 89.50%. The float short is 1.29%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.03. Management has seen a return on assets of 22.80%, and also a return on investment of 15.50%.

The ability for Intuit Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.4 and total debt/equity is 0.8. In terms of margins, Intuit Inc. has a gross margin of 84.20%, with its operating margin at 30.10%, and Intuit Inc. has a profit margin of 23.20%.

The 52 week high is -3.47%, with 43.49% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.68% and the 200 day simple moving average is 10.87%.

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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