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Is Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation(NYSE: NTT), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NYSE: NTT) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 9/29/1994. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is in the Telecom Services – Foreign industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, is 306.96, and so far today it has a volume of 195737. Performance year to date since the 9/29/1994 is 17.69%.

To help you determine whether Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 14.06 and forward P/E is 12.42. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has a value for PEG of 0.68. P/S ratio is 0.9 and the P/B ratio is 1.17. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 9.52 and 11.82 respectively.

At the current price Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is trading at, 47.53 (1.62% today), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.52%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 31.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.33, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 10.09% after growing 47.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 99.20%, and 4.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2101.58, and the number of shares float is 837.68. The senior management bring insider ownership to 41.00%, and institutional ownership is at 1.40%. The float short is 0.04%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.15. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.50%, and also a return on investment of 7.60%.

The ability for Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.5, and quick ratio is 1.3. Long term debt/equity is 0.4 and total debt/equity is 0.47. In terms of margins, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has a gross margin of 51.30%, with its operating margin at 11.70%, and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has a profit margin of 6.40%.

The 52 week high is -4.31%, with 40.50% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 5.15% and the 200 day simple moving average is 13.40%.

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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