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Is S&P Global, Inc.(NYSE: SPGI), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. S&P Global, Inc. (NYSE: SPGI) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the *TBA. S&P Global, Inc. is in the Business Services industry and Services sector. Average volume for S&P Global, Inc., is 1020.28, and so far today it has a volume of 15808. Performance year to date since the *TBA is 22.26%.

To help you determine whether S&P Global, Inc. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 27.43 and forward P/E is 20.66. PEG perhaps more useful shows that S&P Global, Inc. has a value for PEG of 2.3. P/S ratio is 5.74 and the P/B ratio is 84.25. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is *TBA and 27.32 respectively.

At the current price S&P Global, Inc. is trading at, 120.04 (0.34% today), S&P Global, Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.20%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 31.30%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.36, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 11.75% after growing 490.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 12.20%, and 10.40% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 265.1, and the number of shares float is 263.2. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.10%, and institutional ownership is at 87.70%. The float short is 1.03%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.65. Management has seen a return on assets of 14.30%, and also a return on investment of 36.00%.

The ability for S&P Global, Inc., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 1.2. Long term debt/equity is 9.23 and total debt/equity is 10.05. In terms of margins, S&P Global, Inc. has a gross margin of 67.60%, with its operating margin at 36.20%, and S&P Global, Inc. has a profit margin of 21.30%.

The 52 week high is -2.20%, with 53.95% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 6.19% and the 200 day simple moving average is 20.02%.

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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