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Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE: TRI) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE: TRI), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 29859.36. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for Thomson Reuters Corporation is 39.83 (with a change from open of 0.91%), this in conjunction with a target price of 43.53. Volume today has so far reached 276676, with an average volume of about 806.79. The GAP for this stock, is -0.90%.

The P/E ratio is 25.96, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 17.4. The current EPS for Thomson Reuters Corporation, is 1.53, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -32.00%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 7.97%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for Thomson Reuters Corporation, EPS is looking like it will grow 13.65% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 11.35%. Quarter over quarter is 47.20% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -1.20%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 8.10%. 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 55.00% and institutional ownership is 38.10%. Shares outstanding is 749.67, while shares float is at a value of 288.11. Float short for Thomson Reuters Corporation is 2.18% and the short ratio is 7.8.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.58, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.76. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.8, and the quick ratio is 0.8. The most recent gross margin is 92.40% and their operating margin is 14.00%. The profit margin is 11.00%.

Thomson Reuters Corporation has seen returns on assets of 4.40%, and on investment, 7.90%. Return on equity is 10.40%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 2.29. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.55, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.53 and Price/cash is 41.7, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 37.56.

The simple moving averages are -3.45% and 0.77% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -8.07% and the 52 week low is 20.34%.

Thomson Reuters Corporation has a dividend yield of 3.41%, with a current price of 39.83. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 80.30%. This is in an industry, Publishing – Periodicals, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. Thomson Reuters Corporation is based in USA.

Performance in the Publishing – Periodicals industry means that Thomson Reuters Corporation has seen performance for the past week of -3.33%, with performance for the month coming to -1.61%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of -6.81%, and for the half year the performance is -0.75%. Volatility for this week is 1.32% and for the month this is 1.25%.

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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