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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 322.97, and so far today it has a volume of 175600. Performance year to date since the 9/29/1994 is 16.05%.

To help you determine whether Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 12.67 and forward P/E is 11.59. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has a value for PEG of 1.33. P/S ratio is 0.84 and the P/B ratio is 1.16. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 11.21 and 11.22 respectively.

At the current price Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is trading at, 46.12 (-0.41% today), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.56%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 29.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.64, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 12.27% after growing 47.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 27.90%, and 0.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2048.73, and the number of shares float is 837.69. The senior management bring insider ownership to 41.00%, and institutional ownership is at 1.40%. The float short is 0.03%, with the short ratio at a value of 0.74. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.80%, 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 1.4, and quick ratio is 1.3. Long term debt/equity is 0.4 and total debt/equity is 0.51. In terms of margins, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has a gross margin of 51.30%, with its operating margin at 12.80%, and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has a profit margin of 6.80%.

The 52 week high is -7.15%, with 36.33% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -1.97% and the 200 day simple moving average is 5.83%.

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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