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Is Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.(NYSE: ITUB), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE: ITUB) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 2/25/2002. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. is in the Foreign Regional Banks industry and Financial sector. Average volume for Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., is 13336.05, and so far today it has a volume of 6760500. Performance year to date since the 2/25/2002 is 77.90%.

To help you determine whether Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 8.5 and forward P/E is 9.86. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. has a value for PEG of 1.27. P/S ratio is 1.3 and the P/B ratio is 1.82. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 0.33 and 4.36 respectively.

At the current price Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. is trading at, 11.09 (-1.16% today), Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. has a dividend yield of 0.45%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 28.70%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.3, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 4.85% after growing -5.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 14.90%, and 15.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 5676.5, and the number of shares float is 2828.5. The senior management bring insider ownership to 52.10%, and institutional ownership is at 24.60%. The float short is 1.07%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.28. Management has seen a return on assets of 2.10%, and also a return on investment of 8.00%.

The ability for Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 1.25 and total debt/equity is 5.33. In terms of margins, Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 32.60%, and Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. has a profit margin of 16.50%.

The 52 week high is -4.23%, with 111.20% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.49% and the 200 day simple moving average is 31.05%.

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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