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Is L-3 Communications Holdings Inc.(NYSE: LLL), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LLL) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/19/1998. L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. is in the Aerospace/Defense Products & Services industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., is 494.36, and so far today it has a volume of 570500. Performance year to date since the 5/19/1998 is 28.39%.

To help you determine whether L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 31.73 and forward P/E is 17.68. PEG perhaps more useful shows that L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. has a value for PEG of 3.19. P/S ratio is 1.17 and the P/B ratio is 2.6. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 33.15 and 23.81 respectively.

At the current price L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. is trading at, 151.03 (0.20% today), L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.85%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.76, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.48% after growing -51.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 34.50%, and 4.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 77.25, and the number of shares float is 76.63. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.80%, and institutional ownership is at 82.10%. The float short is 1.38%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.14. Management has seen a return on assets of -0.70%, and also a return on investment of 5.60%.

The ability for L-3 Communications Holdings Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.4, and quick ratio is 1.3. Long term debt/equity is 0.62 and total debt/equity is 0.74. In terms of margins, L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. has a gross margin of 10.10%, with its operating margin at 6.00%, and L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. has a profit margin of -0.90%.

The 52 week high is -1.98%, with 50.65% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.33% and the 200 day simple moving average is 14.53%.

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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