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Morning Trending Tickers: Reynolds American Inc., (RAI)

Friday February 24th 2017: Reynolds American Inc., RAI is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Cigarettes in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in USA, Reynolds American Inc., RAIĀ  has a market cap of 93.72 B. Since its IPO date on the 06/01/1999, Reynolds American Inc., RAI performance year to date is 18.67%. Today Reynolds American Inc., RAI has gained 1.23%, with a current price of 66.5.

Ownership of the company is 0.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 47.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 76.40%. Return of assets are at 6.40%, with return on investment at 19.90%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Reynolds American Inc., RAI is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.58. While Total debt/equity is 0.61. With a profit margin of 26.20%, this is combined with a gross margin of 61.10%, and operating margin of 45.90%. Reynolds American Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.9, while the quick ratio is 0.6.

For the last year Reynolds American Inc., RAI has seen a EPS growth of 65.50%. A performance for the year of 31.47%. The 52-week high is -1.92%, and the 52-week low is 53.30%. The average volume for Reynolds American Inc., RAI is 4797046.

With a target price of 62.86, can Reynolds American Inc., RAI reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Reynolds American Inc., RAI. Reynolds American Inc. has a P/E of 28.91 and a forward P/E of 24.29. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.9. Reynolds American Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 7.48 and 4.37 respectively. For P/cash, Reynolds American Inc. has a value of *TBA, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 66.5, Reynolds American Inc. has a dividend yield of 3.07%. We see a return on equity of 15.20%.

Looking more long-term Reynolds American Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.97%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 7.80% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 65.50% for this year and for the last five years a 28.70% growth has been seen.

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