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Is Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.(NYSE: PAA), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 11/18/1998. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is in the Oil & Gas Pipelines industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., is 2380.99, and so far today it has a volume of 1503400. Performance year to date since the 11/18/1998 is 32.68%.

To help you determine whether Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 80.6 and forward P/E is 16.63. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has a value for PEG of 12.83. P/S ratio is 0.57 and the P/B ratio is 1.58. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 328.25 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is trading at, 28.05 (-0.04% today), Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has a dividend yield of 9.98%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 798.90%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.35, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 45.56% after growing -67.60% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -251.30%, and -25.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 397.88, and the number of shares float is 392.76. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.90%, and institutional ownership is at 66.70%. The float short is 1.78%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.94. Management has seen a return on assets of 0.60%, and also a return on investment of 6.10%.

The ability for Plains All American Pipeline, L.P., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.9, and quick ratio is 0.6. Long term debt/equity is 1.34 and total debt/equity is 1.52. In terms of margins, Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has a gross margin of 9.70%, with its operating margin at 5.70%, and Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. has a profit margin of 0.70%.

The 52 week high is -12.76%, with 99.77% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.34% and the 200 day simple moving average is 22.34%.

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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