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Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Medivation, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 13448.68. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Medivation, Inc. is 81.03 (with a change from open of 0.11%), this in conjunction with a target price of 77.15. Volume today has so far reached 1526897, with an average volume of about 3965.46. The GAP for this stock, is 0.09%.

The P/E ratio is , bringing the forward P/E to a value of 37.08. The current EPS for Medivation, Inc., is -1.17, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -11.10%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 67.29%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Medivation, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 72.27% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 37.68%. Quarter over quarter is for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 17.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 50.90%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 72.10%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 91.30%. Shares outstanding is 166.3, while shares float is at a value of 163.77. Float short for Medivation, Inc. is 1.98% and the short ratio is 0.82.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0, while the total debt/equity comes to 0. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 4.3, and the quick ratio is 4.3. The most recent gross margin is and their operating margin is -26.30%. The profit margin is -17.20%.

Medivation, Inc. has seen returns on assets of -13.00%, and on investment, 27.10%. Return on equity is -23.80%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 13.09, with Price/book ratio coming to 24.96 and Price/cash is 41.1, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 44.2.

The simple moving averages are 15.68% and 54.02% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -0.15% and the 52 week low is 206.82%.

Medivation, Inc. has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 81.03. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is . This is in an industry, Biotechnology, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. Medivation, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Biotechnology industry means that Medivation, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 0.07%, with performance for the month coming to 21.65%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 36.31%, and for the half year the performance is 56.91%. Volatility for this week is 0.23% and for the month this is 0.34%.

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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