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

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/13/1997. Medivation, Inc. is in the Biotechnology industry and Healthcare sector. Average volume for Medivation, Inc., is 2434.82, and so far today it has a volume of 906486. Performance year to date since the 1/13/1997 is 32.37%.

To help you determine whether Medivation, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 44.75 and forward P/E is 29.14. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Medivation, Inc. has a value for PEG of 1.27. P/S ratio is 10.55 and the P/B ratio is 11.68. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 34.96 respectively.

At the current price Medivation, Inc. is trading at, 63.75 (-0.38% today), Medivation, Inc. has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 0.00%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.43, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 70.76% after growing -11.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 243.60%, and 41.30% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 164.25, and the number of shares float is 162.47. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.20%, and institutional ownership is at 90.50%. The float short is 1.70%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.14. Management has seen a return on assets of 21.50%, and also a return on investment of 27.10%.

The ability for Medivation, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 4.2, and quick ratio is 4.2. Long term debt/equity is 0 and total debt/equity is 0. In terms of margins, Medivation, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 40.20%, and Medivation, Inc. has a profit margin of 25.40%.

The 52 week high is -0.64%, with 141.39% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 4.82% and the 200 day simple moving average is 34.64%.

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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