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Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 12677.86. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Motorola Solutions, Inc. is 75.9 (with a change from open of 0.33%), this in conjunction with a target price of 74.15. Volume today has so far reached 285604, with an average volume of about 1426.03. The GAP for this stock, is 0.03%.

The P/E ratio is 26.3, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 15.01. The current EPS for Motorola Solutions, Inc., is 2.88, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 211.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 12.41%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Motorola Solutions, Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 9.45% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 12.00%. Quarter over quarter is -14.50% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 4.50%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 34.50%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -5.60%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.20% and institutional ownership is 89.30%. Shares outstanding is 167.63, while shares float is at a value of 165.94. Float short for Motorola Solutions, Inc. is 2.41% and the short ratio is 2.81.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is , while the total debt/equity comes to . The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.7, and the quick ratio is 1.4. The most recent gross margin is 47.20% and their operating margin is 16.40%. The profit margin is 9.00%.

Motorola Solutions, Inc. has seen returns on assets of 6.10%, and on investment, 16.80%. Return on equity is -165.90%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.19. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.21, with Price/book ratio coming to and Price/cash is 7.96, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 29.35.

The simple moving averages are 4.43% and 9.28% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -3.40% and the 52 week low is 30.59%.

Motorola Solutions, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.17%, with a current price of 75.9. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 54.60%. This is in an industry, Communication Equipment, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Motorola Solutions, Inc. is based in USA.

Performance in the Communication Equipment industry means that Motorola Solutions, Inc. has seen performance for the past week of -0.80%, with performance for the month coming to 0.47%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 12.93%, and for the half year the performance is 15.47%. Volatility for this week is 1.37% and for the month this is 1.11%.

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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