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Is Public Service Enterprise Group Inc.(NYSE: PEG), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/2/1980. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. is in the Diversified Utilities industry and Utilities sector. Average volume for Public Service Enterprise Group Inc., is 2837.52, and so far today it has a volume of 2877100. Performance year to date since the 1/2/1980 is 14.60%.

To help you determine whether Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 15.57 and forward P/E is 14.96. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. has a value for PEG of 16.56. P/S ratio is 2.28 and the P/B ratio is 1.64. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 33.36 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. is trading at, 43.12 (1.75% today), Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.80%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 57.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.77, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 0.21% after growing 10.60% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -45.50%, and -17.70% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 501.33, and the number of shares float is 501.33. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 68.90%. The float short is 2.10%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.71. Management has seen a return on assets of 3.70%, and also a return on investment of 8.30%.

The ability for Public Service Enterprise Group Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.1, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 0.77 and total debt/equity is 0.82. In terms of margins, Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at 26.00%, and Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. has a profit margin of 14.80%.

The 52 week high is -7.34%, with 20.49% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -2.57% and the 200 day simple moving average is 1.40%.

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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