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Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NYSE: NTT) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NYSE: NTT), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 98535.04. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is 46.77 (with a change from open of -0.04%), this in conjunction with a target price of 57.25. Volume today has so far reached 178500, with an average volume of about 309.8. The GAP for this stock, is 0.09%.

The P/E ratio is 12.57, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 11.75. The current EPS for Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, is 3.72, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 47.90%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 17.69%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 12.27% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 9.50%. Quarter over quarter is 27.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 0.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 12.70%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 2.30%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 41.00% and institutional ownership is 1.40%. Shares outstanding is 2106.8, while shares float is at a value of 837.69. Float short for Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is 0.05% and the short ratio is 1.42.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.4, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.51. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 1.3. The most recent gross margin is 51.30% and their operating margin is 12.80%. The profit margin is 6.80%.

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has seen returns on assets of 3.80%, and on investment, 7.60%. Return on equity is 9.00%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.32. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 0.86, with Price/book ratio coming to 1.15 and Price/cash is 11.44, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 11.45.

The simple moving averages are 0.65% and 6.03% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.84% and the 52 week low is 38.25%.

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has a dividend yield of 2.52%, with a current price of 46.77. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 29.30%. This is in an industry, Telecom Services – Foreign, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Technology. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation is based in Japan.

Performance in the Telecom Services – Foreign industry means that Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has seen performance for the past week of 0.80%, with performance for the month coming to 2.61%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -1.52%, and for the half year the performance is 36.75%. Volatility for this week is 0.82% and for the month this is 0.95%.

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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