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Is Orange(NYSE: ORAN), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Orange (NYSE: ORAN) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 10/20/1997. Orange is in the Telecom Services – Foreign industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Orange, is 460.92, and so far today it has a volume of 323499. Performance year to date since the 10/20/1997 is -4.86%.

To help you determine whether Orange is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 15.2 and forward P/E is 12.54. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Orange has a value for PEG of 0.48. P/S ratio is 0.89 and the P/B ratio is 1.17. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 4.89 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Orange is trading at, 15.31 (-0.39% today), Orange has a dividend yield of 5.92%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.01, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 17.32% after growing 105.30% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 45.90%, and 2.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 2618.3, and the number of shares float is 2133.89. The senior management bring insider ownership to 17.90%, and institutional ownership is at 1.10%. The float short is 0.02%, with the short ratio at a value of 1. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 6.30%.

The ability for Orange, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.7, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.85 and total debt/equity is 1.05. In terms of margins, Orange has a gross margin of 55.50%, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Orange has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -13.97%, with 11.89% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -4.80% and the 200 day simple moving average is -6.68%.

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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