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Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ: RYAAY) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Ryanair Holdings plc (NASDAQ: RYAAY), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 19614.2. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Ryanair Holdings plc is 76.71 (with a change from open of -0.52%), this in conjunction with a target price of 85. Volume today has so far reached 116415, with an average volume of about 549.07. The GAP for this stock, is 0.39%.

The P/E ratio is 11.51, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 11.86. The current EPS for Ryanair Holdings plc, is 6.68, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 80.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to -11.16%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Ryanair Holdings plc, EPS is looking like it will grow 8.22% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 8.35%. Quarter over quarter is 8.90% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 2.10%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 35.00%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 12.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 9.10% and institutional ownership is 40.80%. Shares outstanding is 255.36, while shares float is at a value of 242.75. Float short for Ryanair Holdings plc is 0.13% and the short ratio is 0.59.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.95, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.06. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.4, and the quick ratio is 1.4. The most recent gross margin is 43.10% and their operating margin is 22.50%. The profit margin is 23.90%.

Ryanair Holdings plc has seen returns on assets of 13.80%, and on investment, 17.00%. Return on equity is 39.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1.38. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.66, with Price/book ratio coming to 4.67 and Price/cash is 4.27, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 29.81.

The simple moving averages are 6.10% and -3.36% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -14.45% and the 52 week low is 16.07%.

Ryanair Holdings plc has a dividend yield of 4.32%, with a current price of 76.71. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Regional Airlines, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. Ryanair Holdings plc is based in Ireland.

Performance in the Regional Airlines industry means that Ryanair Holdings plc has seen performance for the past week of -2.36%, with performance for the month coming to 6.84%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -0.67%, and for the half year the performance is -6.72%. Volatility for this week is 1.38% and for the month this is 1.46%.

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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