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Is Tractor Supply Company(NASDAQ: TSCO), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 2/18/1994. Tractor Supply Company is in the Specialty Retail, Other industry and Services sector. Average volume for Tractor Supply Company, is 1003.16, and so far today it has a volume of 349191. Performance year to date since the 2/18/1994 is 7.72%.

To help you determine whether Tractor Supply Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 29.29 and forward P/E is 23.69. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Tractor Supply Company has a value for PEG of 2. P/S ratio is 1.89 and the P/B ratio is 8.15. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 80.69 and 110.34 respectively.

At the current price Tractor Supply Company is trading at, 91.48 (-0.19% today), Tractor Supply Company has a dividend yield of 1.05%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 26.60%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.13, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 14.40% after growing 12.70% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 3.80%, and 4.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 133.03, and the number of shares float is 133.01. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 92.30%. The float short is 4.92%, with the short ratio at a value of 6.52. Management has seen a return on assets of 17.00%, and also a return on investment of 26.50%.

The ability for Tractor Supply Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 2.2, and quick ratio is 0.3. Long term debt/equity is 0.14 and total debt/equity is 0.15. In terms of margins, Tractor Supply Company has a gross margin of 34.40%, with its operating margin at 10.40%, and Tractor Supply Company has a profit margin of 6.60%.

The 52 week high is -5.69%, with 22.84% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -1.81% and the 200 day simple moving average is 2.57%.

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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