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Is Kyocera Corp.(NYSE: KYO), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Kyocera Corp. (NYSE: KYO) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/5/1987. Kyocera Corp. is in the Diversified Electronics industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Kyocera Corp., is 9.11, and so far today it has a volume of 101500. Performance year to date since the 11/5/1987 is 5.10%.

To help you determine whether Kyocera Corp. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 18.91 and forward P/E is 23.19. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Kyocera Corp. has a value for PEG of 0.76. P/S ratio is 1.27 and the P/B ratio is 0.8. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 2.89 and 24.04 respectively.

At the current price Kyocera Corp. is trading at, 48.46 (-2.94% today), Kyocera Corp. has a dividend yield of 2.02%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 38.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.56, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 2.45% after growing -5.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -44.70%, and -5.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 379.97, and the number of shares float is 319.74. The senior management bring insider ownership to 13.20%, and institutional ownership is at 0.40%. The float short is 0.01%, with the short ratio at a value of 4.86. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.10%, and also a return on investment of 2.60%.

The ability for Kyocera Corp., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 4.3, and quick ratio is 3.3. Long term debt/equity is 0.01 and total debt/equity is 0.01. In terms of margins, Kyocera Corp. has a gross margin of 25.70%, with its operating margin at 5.00%, and Kyocera Corp. has a profit margin of 6.50%.

The 52 week high is -4.85%, with 27.49% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.44% and the 200 day simple moving average is 4.19%.

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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