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Is Lennar Corporation(NYSE: LEN), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/5/1987. Lennar Corporation is in the Residential Construction industry and Industrial Goods sector. Average volume for Lennar Corporation, is 2349.47, and so far today it has a volume of 582758. Performance year to date since the 11/5/1987 is -0.26%.

To help you determine whether Lennar Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 12.99 and forward P/E is 11.46. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Lennar Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.49. P/S ratio is 1 and the P/B ratio is 1.7. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 12.48 and 35.62 respectively.

At the current price Lennar Corporation is trading at, 48.86 (0.43% today), Lennar Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.33%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 2.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.75, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.03% after growing 23.50% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -26.60%, and -32.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 209.18, and the number of shares float is 184.42. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.80%, and institutional ownership is at 96.40%. The float short is 7.79%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.11. Management has seen a return on assets of 6.00%, and also a return on investment of 6.70%.

The ability for Lennar Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is *TBA, and quick ratio is *TBA. Long term debt/equity is 1.1 and total debt/equity is 1.1. In terms of margins, Lennar Corporation has a gross margin of 13.70%, with its operating margin at 12.60%, and Lennar Corporation has a profit margin of 8.40%.

The 52 week high is -12.51%, with 31.78% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.24% and the 200 day simple moving average is 5.22%.

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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