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Is Rogers Communications Inc.(NYSE: RCI), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE: RCI) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/11/1996. Rogers Communications Inc. is in the Wireless Communications industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Rogers Communications Inc., is 264.8, and so far today it has a volume of 244700. Performance year to date since the 1/11/1996 is 28.26%.

To help you determine whether Rogers Communications Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 20.62 and forward P/E is 14.09. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Rogers Communications Inc. has a value for PEG of 4.58. P/S ratio is 2.18 and the P/B ratio is 4.87. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 56.24 respectively.

At the current price Rogers Communications Inc. is trading at, 43.37 (1.36% today), Rogers Communications Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.39%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 70.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 2.1, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 5.23% after growing 3.00% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 8.30%, and 1.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 525.97, and the number of shares float is 368.36. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.80%, and institutional ownership is at 79.00%. The float short is 4.39%, with the short ratio at a value of 61.02. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.90%, and also a return on investment of 9.50%.

The ability for Rogers Communications Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.5, and quick ratio is 0.4. Long term debt/equity is 2.57 and total debt/equity is 2.9. In terms of margins, Rogers Communications Inc. has a gross margin of 51.50%, with its operating margin at 19.20%, and Rogers Communications Inc. has a profit margin of 10.40%.

The 52 week high is -4.68%, with 38.08% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.78% and the 200 day simple moving average is 13.51%.

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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