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Is Toyota Motor Corporation(NYSE: TM), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 8/18/1976. Toyota Motor Corporation is in the Auto Manufacturers – Major industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Toyota Motor Corporation, is 457.9, and so far today it has a volume of 235634. Performance year to date since the 8/18/1976 is -4.68%.

To help you determine whether Toyota Motor Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 8.14 and forward P/E is 10.66. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Toyota Motor Corporation has a value for PEG of 0.24. P/S ratio is 0.7 and the P/B ratio is 1.09. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 3.63 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Toyota Motor Corporation is trading at, 118.75 (1.25% today), Toyota Motor Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.10%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 13.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 14.41, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 1.66% after growing 6.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -3.20%, and -2.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1663.32, and the number of shares float is 942.49. The senior management bring insider ownership to 8.50%, and institutional ownership is at 1.20%. The float short is 0.19%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.95. Management has seen a return on assets of 4.80%, and also a return on investment of 5.60%.

The ability for Toyota Motor Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.1, and quick ratio is 1. Long term debt/equity is 0.58 and total debt/equity is 1.09. In terms of margins, Toyota Motor Corporation has a gross margin of 24.50%, with its operating margin at 10.00%, and Toyota Motor Corporation has a profit margin of 8.10%.

The 52 week high is -7.28%, with 21.42% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 10.33% and the 200 day simple moving average is 7.17%.

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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