St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE: STJ), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 22409.98. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for St. Jude Medical Inc. is 79.39 (with a change from open of -0.14%), this in conjunction with a target price of 78.97. Volume today has so far reached 899830, with an average volume of about 3134.05. The GAP for this stock, is 0.39%.
The P/E ratio is 34.39, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 17.91. The current EPS for St. Jude Medical Inc., is 2.3, 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 29.46%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for St. Jude Medical Inc., EPS is looking like it will grow 9.00% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 10.92%. Quarter over quarter is -18.70% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 10.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 2.30%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 1.40%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 83.40%. Shares outstanding is 282.99, while shares float is at a value of 277.96. Float short for St. Jude Medical Inc. is 3.52% and the short ratio is 3.12.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.27, while the total debt/equity comes to 1.42. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 1.7, and the quick ratio is 1.2. The most recent gross margin is 67.10% and their operating margin is 16.10%. The profit margin is 11.40%.
St. Jude Medical Inc. has seen returns on assets of 5.40%, and on investment, 9.30%. Return on equity is 16.10%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 3.15. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 3.87, with Price/book ratio coming to 5.26 and Price/cash is 56.31, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 44.2.
The simple moving averages are -2.16% and 17.74% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.49% and the 52 week low is 64.17%.
St. Jude Medical Inc. has a dividend yield of 1.57%, with a current price of 79.39. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 51.40%. This is in an industry, Medical Appliances & Equipment, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Healthcare. St. Jude Medical Inc. is based in USA.
Performance in the Medical Appliances & Equipment industry means that St. Jude Medical Inc. has seen performance for the past week of 1.47%, with performance for the month coming to -4.82%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 4.02%, and for the half year the performance is 16.56%. Volatility for this week is 1.11% and for the month this is 1.70%.
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