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Is Xerox Corporation(NYSE: XRX), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 1/3/1977. Xerox Corporation is in the Information Technology Services industry and Technology sector. Average volume for Xerox Corporation, is 5667.56, and so far today it has a volume of 113315. Performance year to date since the 1/3/1977 is -6.41%.

To help you determine whether Xerox Corporation is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 24.47 and forward P/E is 8.59. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Xerox Corporation has a value for PEG of 8.16. P/S ratio is 0.57 and the P/B ratio is 1.08. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 8.36 and 14.22 respectively.

At the current price Xerox Corporation is trading at, 9.76 (-0.36% today), Xerox Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.17%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 74.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 0.4, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 1.15% after growing -47.90% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 57.00%, and -4.50% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1026.79, and the number of shares float is 946.15. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 87.80%. The float short is 1.92%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.2. Management has seen a return on assets of 1.60%, and also a return on investment of 3.70%.

The ability for Xerox Corporation, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.2, and quick ratio is 1. Long term debt/equity is 0.58 and total debt/equity is 0.8. In terms of margins, Xerox Corporation has a gross margin of 29.60%, with its operating margin at 2.70%, and Xerox Corporation has a profit margin of 2.30%.

The 52 week high is -13.60%, with 16.90% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 0.30% and the 200 day simple moving average is -0.70%.

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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